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Analytical and Traceability Survey to Determine the Authenticity of Honey Labelled as Irish on the Irish market (2006)

Thursday, 15 June 2006

Monitoring of honey for authenticity and accurate labelling is ongoing in Ireland and appropriate action will be taken where breaches of the legislation.

Between July 2005 and April 2006 the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) completed analysis and audits to determine whether honey sold as Irish on the Irish market complied with Council Directive 2001/110/EC1 and Council Directive 2000/13/EC2. A total of 20 Irish honey samples were analysed by the Department of Life Sciences, University of Limerick and five food business operators were subjected to a detailed audit.

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