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Position of Food Safety Authority of Ireland ‘being eroded’

By Catherine Reilly | April 6, 2021

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) cannot respond to the growing number and complexity of food safety risks without additional resourcing, and its position is being “eroded”, heard a special meeting of its board. The FSAI is responsible for a range of functions to ensure food safety, including managing risks in…

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