Healthy food options – Is you business prepared?
Health and well being is a huge trend within the food industry. With so many Irish people embracing a healthier, more active lifestyle, interest in and demand for healthier foods has peaked and it’s growth is likely to continue. Many food buinesses are responding to consumer demand for healthier food choices, by examining food trends, […]Read more
Allergen Labelling – It’s the Law!
As of the 13th December, 2014, all food businesses must have written information (allergen labelling) available on the presence of the 14 key allergens. Legally, this information must be provided regardless of whether food is sold pre-packed or sold loose. The EU Food Information for Consumers Regulation will affect all food businesses including crèches, charitable organisations, […]Read more
Implementing the EIQA standard
A food safety standard is a food safety management system that is over and above what is required by law and what is required from the enforcement officers – the Environmental Health Officers with the HSE, the Veterinary Officers with the Department of Agriculture and the Sea Fisheries Protection Officers with the SFPA. The food […]Read more