Press Releases Archive

FSAI Cautions on Purchasing Beef From Unapproved Sources
Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Theft of a container with a consignment of beef carcases from a Northern Ireland food business operation.

Food Conference Explores Our Use of Plastic Packaging
Thursday, 21 November 2019

The FSAI's Food Safety Consultative Council today hosted an open meeting to review and debate the role of plastic in the food sector. ‘Food and Plastic – A Question of Taste?’ provided a platform for experts to debate the use of plastic packaging in the food sector and the changing attitudes towards plastic use.

Sushi Production and Outlets Cause for Concern - Audit Published
Thursday, 26 September 2019

Findings of a targeted audit published today that shows an unacceptable level of non-compliance by sushi production and processing facilities in Ireland.

Science and Good Regulation Imperative for Sustainable Food Supply
Wednesday, 21 August 2019

An international conference exploring the challenges and opportunities facing the safety of global food supply today heard that whilst producing food sustainably is a major issue, food safety needs to be central to any debate to ensure innovations in production are matched with robust food safety risk assessments to protect public health.

Food Safety and Staffing Among Top Concerns for Food Businesses in Ireland
Monday, 29 July 2019

National attitudinal research published that shows from a food regulatory perspective, food allergens and ingredients labelling is the number one concern for Irish food businesses

Three New Board Members for the FSAI
Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Professor Francis Butler, Dr Cliodhna Foley-Nolan and Mr Gerry McCurdy appointed to the Board of the FSAI.

FSAI First With New DNA Food Scanning Tool
Monday, 18 February 2019

New DNA scanning tool to identify the entire DNA content of a food.

Irish-led Consortium Wins 5 million euro EU Grant to Provide Food Safety Support to Albania
Wednesday, 6 February 2019

A consortium of Irish government agencies, led by the FSAI, and their international partners has won a €5m EU grant to support Albania as a candidate for accession to the European Union, by strengthening its food safety, veterinary and plant health standards, over the next four years

New National Roadmap for Consumer Protection in Relation to Food Safety
Tuesday, 5 February 2019

New Strategy 2019-2023 launched

Updated Healthy Eating Guidelines Guide to Improve Nation's Diet
Monday, 28 January 2019

The FSAI today published the updated Healthy Eating, Food Safety and Food Legislation – a Guide Supporting the Healthy Ireland Food Pyramid. The Guide describes in colourful detail how to make the best food choices for health and provides practical advice to protect people in Ireland from 5 years of age onwards against diet-related ill health.

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