What's New ? - 2022

What's New ? - 2022

Irish audit of official controls carried out on the egg sector

24 July, 2022

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) completed an audit of the official controls performed by the Poultry and Egg Section of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine’s Feedingstuff, Fertiliser, Grain and Poultry Division (FFGPD) at various stages of the table egg production chain (egg collection, transporting, packing, warehousing, and distribution and retail sale). This audit was part of the planned programme of audits of official controls, undertaken by the FSAI. The audit found there is an organized system of official controls to verify requirements of food law and marketing standards for businesses involved in the table egg industry. Eggs examined in each packing center were stamped and had the required information on the method of farming being organic, free range, barn or caged, the country of origin and, if produced in the Republic of Ireland, the county identification, and producer code. Each egg had its best-before date, as part of the stamp. Outer packaging evaluated provided mandatory information on class, size, egg packing center code, and best-before date.

 

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