Alan Reilly

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The FSAI said there is no evidence to suggest fresh Irish or fresh imported berries are implicated in an outbreak of Hepatitis A, which has been linked to imported frozen berries. Photograph: PA Wire

An outbreak of Hepatitis A has been linked to the consumption of frozen berries imported into Ireland. Consumers are being advised to boil all frozen (...)

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said one prosecution was being pursued in connection with the deliberate mislabelling of meat product

Farmers remain sceptical that any meat industry figures will be prosecuted for their role in the horsemeat scandal, the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers(...)

What will our children be eating next in their burgers? Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Why are we talking about the horsemeat crisis again?The British House of Commons’ environment, food and rural affairs committee published its second r(...)

The number of food businesses issued with enforcement orders for breaches of hygiene regulations has increased by 77 per cent in the first half of 2013 compared to the same period last year. Photograph: Getty Images

Closure orders were issued in relation to seven food businesses across the country for breaches of hygiene laws during June, the Food Safety Authority(...)

A butcher  works behind a “no horsemeat” sign  in Market Harborough, central England. Photograph: Reuters

Many people were annoyed that “the Paddies” uncovered the horse meat scandal that turned out to be a case of massive international food fraud, (...)

FSAI chief executive Alan Reilly. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A series of talks aimed at those running small food businesses or thinking of setting up such a business is to be hosted by the Food Safety Aut(...)

Over three months have elapsed since the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) uncovered the practice of replacing processed beef with horse (...)

Alan Reilly of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland: “I think there have been huge positive results from what we found and huge benefits for the European consumer. If we hadn’t done it, your citizens would still be eating horsemeat.”

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland was criticised by MPs for the method it used to carry out its sampling for horsemeat during a House of C(...)

FSAI chief executive Prof Alan Reilly has expressed disappointment at the continuing high number of closure orders needing to be served on food businesses. Photograph: Paddy Whelan/The Irish Times

Eleven closure orders and one prohibition order were served on food businesses during March for breaches of food safety legislation, according (...)

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