Press Releases Archive

FSAI Collaborates with the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland to Improve Standards in Advertising of Food in Irish Marketplace
Wednesday, 30 November 2016

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland and the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland have collaborated to introduce guidance aimed at ensuring consumers are not misled by the use of marketing terms on foods.

'Small Quantities' and 'Local' Definitions for Nutrition Labelling Introduced
Tuesday, 15 November 2016

The Department of Health has introduced Irish law [S.I. 559 of 2016] defining what is meant by ‘small quantities’ and ‘local retail establishment’ for nutrition labelling.

Salt Reducing in Processed Foods - Salt in Diet Still High
Thursday, 3 November 2016

Update of the FSAI's annual salt monitoring programme.

FSAI Reiterates Its Call To Food Service Businesses To Use MenuCal To Assist In Identifying Allergens and Calculating Calories
Thursday, 20 October 2016

The FSAI today reiterated its call to all 22,000 food service businesses in Ireland to avail of its free online tool, MenuCal to assist in identifying 14 categories of allergens and calculating calories within their dishes.

New Guidance for Safer Production of Fresh Produce
Tuesday, 4 October 2016

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) today has published new guidance to assist growers with the safe production of fresh produce on farms. The guidance and its accompanying simplified leaflet outlines the potential risks associated with fresh produce and provides practical advice to growers to reduce this risk and improve food safety. 

FSAI Welcomes National Obesity Policy and Action Plan
Thursday, 22 September 2016

Obesity Policy and Action Plan published by Government

FSAI Launches its Strategy 2016-2018 - 'Safe and Trustworthy Food for Everyone'
Friday, 29 July 2016

The FSAI has published its strategy for 2016 – 2018, which sets out its core vision of safe and trustworthy food for everyone and its mission of protecting consumers by leading a collaborative food safety community to continuously raise food standards and create a culture of excellence.

National Consultation Seeks Views on 'Small Quantities' Definition for Nutrition Labelling
Monday, 18 July 2016

National consultation launched to seek views and opinions on EU regulations that allow for some prepacked food products to be exempt from displaying nutrition information.

Small Producers Rearing Turkeys or Geese for Christmas Must Register
Thursday, 30 June 2016

As small poultry producers start ordering turkey and goose chicks to rear for the Christmas market, the FSAI encourages all these producers to register with their Local Authority’s Veterinary Services.

FSAI Welcomes Court Ruling - FSAI v Keelaghan Wholesale Meats Ltd
Friday, 17 June 2016

The FSAI welcomed Judge Grainne Malone’s ruling at Navan District Court in a case involving Keelaghan Wholesale Meats Ltd of 101-102 Ashbourne Industrial Estate, Ashbourne, Co. Meath and six offences related to breaches of food safety legislation.

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