Food Safety Promotion Board
The Food Safety Promotion Board (Irish: An Bord um Chur Chun Cinn Sabháilteachta Bia; Ulster-Scots: Tha Mait Safétie Fordèrin Boord or The Meat Sauftie Forder Buird), trading as safefood, is the body responsible for the promotion of food safety in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. It is one of the six originally planned cross-border (all Ireland) bodies set up following the Good Friday Agreement.
Its functions, as proscribed in law (British Irish Agreement Act 1999, annex I, part 2), are:
- Promotion of food safety
- Research into food safety
- Communication of food alerts
- Surveillance of foodborne disease
- Promotion of scientific co-operation and laboratory linkages
- Development of cost-effective facilities for specialised laboratory testing.
- 2006 annual report in Irish North/South Ministerial Council.
- 2006 annual report in Ulster-Scots Archived February 27, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. North/South Ministerial Council.
- 2010 annual report in Ulster-Scots Archived February 27, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. North/South Ministerial Council.
- British-Irish Agreement Act, 1999
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