Press Releases Archive

Food Businesses Still Not Doing Enough to Provide Written Allergen Information to Consumers
Monday, 1 October 2018

The FSAI today released findings of a survey that shows 2 out of 5 adults (43%) are unaware that food businesses must provide consumers with accurate written allergen information in relation to the food they are serving or selling and 1 in 5 (20%) believe food businesses are not doing enough to inform them about the allergens in their food.

FSAI Warns Food Businesses on Dangers of Serving Undercooked Minced Beef Burgers
Tuesday, 31 July 2018

The FSAI today reminded caterers and restaurants of the dangers of not cooking minced beef burgers thoroughly to remove harmful bacteria.

New Chairman for Food Safety Authority of Ireland
Monday, 11 June 2018

Martin Higgins appointed as new FSAI Chairman.

FSAI Scientific Committee Report Advocates New Upper Limits for Vitamins and Minerals to Safeguard Health
Tuesday, 5 June 2018

The FSAI's Scientific Committee today published a report outlining the process that the food supplement industry can use to establish maximum safe levels for 21 of the 30 vitamins and minerals permitted in food supplements in Ireland.

FSAI Publishes Total Diet Study on Dietary Exposure to Fluoride
Monday, 30 April 2018

The FSAI today published a report from its Scientific Committee which evaluates the consumption of fluoride from the Irish diet.

New Director of Corporate Affairs Appointed at the FSAI
Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Kevin Roantree has been appointed Director of Corporate Affairs at the FSAI.

FSAI Advises on Recall of All Falcon Labs Products Due to Illegal Steroids and Stimulants
Thursday, 8 March 2018

The FSAI today states it is initiating a recall of all Falcon Labs products due to the presence of illegal steroids and stimulants that pose a serious health risk to consumers and also, as the location of the production site cannot be determined and traceability of the products is unknown. The FSAI is advising consumers not to purchase or consume any Falcon Labs products as they are unfit for human consumption.

Ireland Takes Part in EU-Wide Internet Sweep of Food Sold Online
Friday, 23 February 2018

The FSAI is encouraging food businesses to read its guidance on selling and advertising food online following the publication of the results of an EU-wide coordinated control programme which identified offers of food sold online that did not comply with EU legislation

FSAI Advice Line Received 3,400 Food Complaints in 2017
Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Over 3,400 consumer complaints were handled by the FSAI's Advice Line in 2017, with over a third of those relating to complaints of unfit food.

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