There is growing interest in collecting wild fungi in Ireland but this is not supported by an appreciation of the associated dangers, according to researchers.
The issue constitutes a growing national health threat, wrote Dr. Douglas Hamilton and Dr.
More than half of Salmonella infections in Ireland last year were associated with international travel, according to a recent report.
During 2018, 363 people had salmonellosis including 349 confirmed and 14 probable compared to 414 in 2017 based on f
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today announced an extension to the closing date for the Public Consultation on Ireland’s next Agri-Food Strategy to 2030.
An outbreak of norovirus in Ireland last month has been linked to eating food at a leisure facility.
The source of some infections were foodborne while others were due to person to person transmission.
Lay of the Land outlines the need for a transformation in our food and farming system in order to respond to the climate emergency and restore biodiversity, improve the public's health and wellbeing in all communities and develop Northern Ireland's d
Some 90 per cent of 11 sushi producers audited by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) fell short of the standards needed to make sure consumers do not fall ill.
Some of the issues the FSAI came across included freezers not being at the requir
Further to FSAI food allergen alert 2019.A33, cereals containing gluten may be an undeclared ingredient in Fizzy Mix, Gummy Mix and Fruit Strings sweets, which are packed by Jesels Ltd., Navan/Dunshaughlin. This may make these sweets unsafe for cons
Thomas Tucker Ltd. is recalling the above batches of three varieties of flavoured popcorn due to the possible presence of milk protein which is not declared on the labels. This may make the batches unsafe for consumers who are allergic to or intolera
Almost 40 people fell ill with norovirus in August in a region of Ireland. Authorities say some were sickened by contaminated food.
Data from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre’s (HPSC) weekly outbreak report shows 36 illnesses from noroviral
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) today reported that six Closure Orders were served on food businesses during the month of August for breaches of food safety legislation, pursuant to the FSAI Act, 1998 and the EC (Official Control of Foods
These publications provide estimates of the value of sales, value added, profitability, exports and employment for each of the ten subsectors of the food and drinks processing sector in Northern Ireland. These statistics are supplemented with fifteen
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) today reported that eight Closure Orders were served on food businesses during the month of July for breaches of food safety legislation, pursuant to the FSAI Act, 1998 and the EC (Official Control of Food
The compliance rate for farmers with the National Residue Control Plan (NRCP) in 2018 was 99.76% according to the Department of Agriculture.
The NRCP covers the testing for banned substances, approved medicines, pesticides and environmental contamina
Eight people are part of a Salmonella outbreak in Ireland linked to pork from Romania. Five of them were admitted to hospitals. Infected people also have been identified in other countries.
One person was sickened by Salmonella Bredeney in August 201
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That is according to research from the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI).
It surveyed senior executives from a range of food businesses on their concerns about food safety and the food industry's current operating environment.
People in the Republic of Ireland are being advised not to drink two types of bottled water because of arsenic fears.
The water, from the Spar and Londis chains, has been recalled over higher than normal levels of the substance.
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) today revealed national attitudinal research that shows from a food regulatory perspective, food allergens and ingredients labelling is the number one concern for Irish food businesses. The research surveye
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