Affiliations

Affiliations

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http://www.fsai.ie
The principal function of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) is to take all reasonable steps to ensure that food produced, distributed or marketed in the State meets the highest standards of food safety and hygiene reasonably available. The FSAI aims to ensure that food complies with legal requirements, or where appropriate with recognised codes of good practice.
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http://www.nhp.ie
The NHP represents the food safety training requirements of thirteen member organizations comprised of Government Agencies and Industry Representative Bodies that have a key interest in and responsibility for the promotion of food hygiene. The NHP Management Committee is drawn from representatives of each of these member organisations.The NHP have a Food Safety & Hygiene Skills e-Learning Course that is designed for Health Sector Food Workers. All food health establishments are required to comply with key Food Safety Legislation.
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http://www.eiqa.com
First established in 1969 EIQA is the Irish National Quality Association known specifically for hygiene and quality programmes. EIQA offer solutions to customers that are committed to improving their hygiene and quality standards and view a nationally recognised accredited programme as key to their company’s future.All EIQA programmes are built on a proven framework to ensure an organisation’s progress. EIQA have a track record of providing a unique service offering through the development of industry / sector specific standards.
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http://www.nsai.ie
NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland) is Ireland’s official standards body operateing under the National Standards Authority of Ireland Act (1996) We are the national certification authority for CE Marking and provide a certification service to enable business demonstrate that Irish goods and services conform to applicable standards.The NSAI sets agreed minimum Irish standards for goods and services, benchmarked against international best practice to ensure fair trade nationally and globally.
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http://www.safefood.ie
Safe food is a North-South body, responsible for the promotion of food safety on the island of Ireland. It was established in 1999 under the terms of the British-Irish Agreement Act 1999 and the North-South Co-operation (Implementation Bodies) Northern Ireland Order 1999.
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http://www.hsa.ie
The Health and Safety AuthorityWorks to create a national culture where all commit to safe and healthy workplaces and the safe and sustainable management of chemicals The Health and Safety Authority is the national statutory body with responsibility for enforcing occupational safety and health law, promoting and encouraging accident prevention, and providing information and advice to all companies, organisations and individuals. The Authority is also the national Competent Authority for REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) and other chemicals legislation. The Authority deals with every size of workplace in every economic sector.
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http://www.iosh.ie
As the world’s biggest professional health and safety membership organisation IOSH is the Chartered body for health and safety professionals. The voice of the profession, campaigning on issues that affect millions of working people. We set standards and support, develop and connect our members with resources, guidance, events and training.
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http://www.hciglobal.org
Healthcare Caterers International (HCI) is a global alliance of membership associations representing caterers, hospitality professionals, and foodservice managers in healthcare industries to benefit the members of each participating association.
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http://www.hospitalcaterers.org
Association mission is for the promotion and improvement of the standards of catering in hospitals and healthcare establishments in Great Britain, Northern Ireland and elsewhere.
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http://www.bordbia.ie
The role of Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, is to act as a link between Irish Food, Drink & Horticulture suppliers and existing and potential customers throughout the world. Our objective is to develop markets for Irish suppliers and to bring the taste of Irish food to more tables world-wide.
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http://www.failteireland.ie
Fáilte Ireland provides strategic and practical support to develop and sustain Ireland as a high-quality and competitive tourist destination. We work with the tourism industry in areas including business support, enterprise development, training and education, research, marketing and regional development.
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http://www.nnsc.ie
The National Nutrition Surveillance centre at UCDThe work of the centre involves the continual updating of information on food production, supply, retail, consumption, health and socio-cultural impact. Response to information requests on nutrition-related topics from the media, health services, statutory and voluntary bodies. Information dissemination – periodic reports are published.These reports have been widely disseminated among Health Board personnel, food agencies, producers, retailers, caterers, academics, teachers and the media. Instigation of Food and Nutrition studies. Advisory Role to the Department of Health and Children in relation to their health education and promotion campaigns.
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http://www.nutritionsociety.org
The Nutrition Society was established in 1941 ‘to advance the scientific study of nutrition and its application to the maintenance of human and animal health’.Highly regarded by the scientific community, the Society is the largest learned society for nutrition in Europe. Membership is worldwide but most members live in Europe.Membership is open to those with a genuine interest in the science of human or animal nutrition.
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http://isfa.eu.com
IFSA – Irish Foodservice Suppliers AllianceThe Irish Foodservice Suppliers Alliance (IFSA) is an association of suppliers and end-users within the Irish Foodservice industry. We aim to foster strong and long lasting relationships between our members and in doing so, stimulating and driving our market forward while supporting and celebrating excellence within the sector.
IHI
http://www.ihi.ie
The Irish Hospitality Institute (IHI) is a professional voluntary non profit organisation founded in 1966 for managers in the hotel and tourism hospitality sector in Ireland. The main focus is the professional interests and needs of managers within the Irish tourism hospitality industry. The three main areas of the Institute are:Management development – Source of information – Networking
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http://www.panelofchefsireland.com
Panel of Chefs of Ireland is Organisation set up in 1958; its purpose is for the betterment of Irish Chefs and the promotion of Irish Food. Michael McManus of The Gresham Hotel Dublin was its first President. To this day the Panel of chefs still hold their Core belief.
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http://www.worldchefs.org
The World Association of Chefs’ Societies or WACS in short, is a global network of chefs associations first founded in October 1928 at the Sorbonne in Paris.Today, this global body has 93 official chefs associations as members that represent over 10 million professional chefs world wide.
INDI
http://www.indi.ie
The Irish Nutrition & Dietetic Institute (INDI) is the professional organisation for clinical nutritionists/dieticians in Ireland. Founded in 1968, the Institute has grown steadily and it now represents clinical nutritionists/dieticians throughout Ireland as well as having members world-wide. Dieticians apply knowledge of food, nutrition and other related disciplines such as biochemistry, physiology and social science to promote health, prevent disease and aid in the management of illness.
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http://www.fspa.ie
The Food Safety Professionals Association was set up in 2007 with the intention of bringing together the best independent food safety/hygiene professionals operating on the island of Ireland in an attempt to nurture and improve the standards of food safety advice and training available to the Hospitality, Catering, retail and Industrial sectors in Ireland.
ehoa
http://www.ehoa.iel
The Association’s function is to promote Environmental Health and to educate, advise and heighten the awareness of Environmental Health issues among the public and the profession.The EHOA is a non-government Association and is a professional body that represents those engaged in the environment and health protection fields
AnRoinnSlainte_logo The Department of Health’s statutory role is to support the Minister in the formulation and evaluation of policies for the health services.It also has a role in the strategic planning of health services. This is carried out in conjunction with the Health Services Executive, voluntary service providers, Government Departments and other interested parties.Department of Health food Legislation: http://www.dohc.ie/issues/food_legislation/
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http://www.hiqa.ie
The Health Information and Quality Authority is the independent Authority established in May 2007 to drive continuous improvement in Ireland’s health and social care services.Reporting directly to the Minister for Health, our role is to promote quality and safety in the provision of health and personal social services for the benefit of the health and welfare of the public.
hse_logo Deliver thousands of different health and social services in hospitals and communities across the country, 24 hours a day.Tips on eating healthily and economically: http://www.hse.ie/eng/services/healthpromotion/Healthy%20Eating/
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http://www.agriculture.gov.ie
The agriculture and food sectors in Ireland account for:

  • 6.6% of GVA at Factor Cost
  • 8.5% of employment.
  • 10% of total exports.
  • A significant proportion (circa 32%) of Net Foreign Earnings from exports.