Food Safety

New director appointed to Food Safety Authority of Ireland

New director appointed to Food Safety Authority of Ireland

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has today (Thursday, September 2) announced the appointment of Gail Carroll as director,...

September 2, 2021

Cost of meat inspection service reached almost €35m in 2020

Cost of meat inspection service reached almost €35m in 2020

The cost of the meat inspection service in 2020 was approximately €34.6 million, according to the Department of Agriculture, Food...

August 13, 2021

FSAI: Butcher among 10 closure orders served in July

FSAI: Butcher among 10 closure orders served in July

A butcher shop in Co. Laois was listed among 10 closure orders – and 11 enforcement orders overall – served...

August 9, 2021

FSAI appoints committee to provide scientific food advice

FSAI appoints committee to provide scientific food advice

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has announced appointments to its new Scientific Committee which will provide expert scientific...

July 8, 2021

FSAI issues recall of all dairy products from unapproved firm

FSAI issues recall of all dairy products from unapproved firm

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has issued a “further recall” of all products produced by the Irish firm...

June 18, 2021

Closure order served on canteen at Cork meat plant

Closure order served on canteen at Cork meat plant

Three closure orders were served on food businesses during the month of May for breaches of food safety legislation –...

June 8, 2021

Food Safety Consultative Council members appointed

Food Safety Consultative Council members appointed

A new Food Safety Consultative Council (FSCC) has been appointed by Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly for a five-year period...

May 26, 2021

2 closure orders served on food businesses in April

2 closure orders served on food businesses in April

Two closure orders were served on food businesses during the month of April for breaches of food safety legislation, the...

May 10, 2021

Free food safety training webinar to be held next week

Free food safety training webinar to be held next week

A free food safety training webinar is set to take place online next week, the Food Safety Authority of Ireland...

May 5, 2021

5 enforcement orders served on food businesses in March

5 enforcement orders served on food businesses in March

Five enforcement orders were served on food businesses during the month of March for breaches of food safety legislation, according...

April 8, 2021

4 enforcement orders served on food businesses in February

4 enforcement orders served on food businesses in February

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) served four Enforcement Orders on food businesses during the month of February for...

March 8, 2021

FSAI issues recall for meat products from unapproved processor

FSAI issues recall for meat products from unapproved processor

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has issued a recall for all meat products produced by the Ballinwillin House...

March 4, 2021

FSAI investigated 47 illegal food businesses in 2020

FSAI investigated 47 illegal food businesses in 2020

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI), in collaboration with its official agencies, conducted investigations into 47 unregistered food businesses...

March 2, 2021

FSAI advice line received 2,772 food complaints in 2020

FSAI advice line received 2,772 food complaints in 2020

Some 2,772 consumer complaints were received by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland’s (FSAI) advice line in 2020, the authority...

February 22, 2021

Public consultation on food labelling opened

Public consultation on food labelling opened

A public consultation calling for views and feedback on the proposed revision of a number of food labelling issues has...

February 11, 2021

Illegal butcher among 2 closure orders served in January

Illegal butcher among 2 closure orders served in January

Two closure orders were served on food businesses during the month of January for breaches of food safety legislation, the...

February 8, 2021

Meat sent for destruction following discovery of deer processing business

Meat sent for destruction following discovery of deer processing business

A multi-authority investigation recently uncovered an illegal deer processing business – leading to all meat on site being sent for...

January 22, 2021

42 enforcement orders served on food businesses in 2020

42 enforcement orders served on food businesses in 2020

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has confirmed that 42 enforcement orders were served on food businesses for breaches...

January 8, 2021