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Food safety podcasts


Hello, and welcome to the safefood podcasts.

The safefood podcasts bring you insights and advice from leading experts on food safety. Through our podcast series, we’ll be looking at factors that shape the food industry on the island of Ireland.

You can listen to the podcasts here or on Spotify, iTunes Podcasts or Google Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts.

If you’re interested in participating, would like to make a comment or suggest topics please email us at info@safefood.eu.

 


Is remote auditing here to stay?

In this episode, we chat to quality and hygiene systems consultant Marie-Therese Sweeney about remote food safety auditing and discuss its implications for food businesses. Read the transcript 

 

 


Milk allergy and intolerance

Presented by James McIntosh, a specialist in toxicology with safefood, this podcast looks at milk allergies and milk intolerance. He talks to Dr Hazel Gowland, member of the safefood Knowledge Network expert advisory group and leading advocate for people with food allergies. In the episode, Hazel refers to the Anaphylaxis Campaign milk allergy information and other resources including weaning support pack and a short fact sheet from Allergy UK. Read the transcript

 

 


The impact of Covid-19 on the food industry on the island of Ireland

In this episode, we chat to Jim Power, Chief Economist for Aviva Ireland, about the potential impact of Covid-19 on the food industry in Ireland. This will be of particular interest to food businesses who are restructuring their business right now in response to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. Read the transcript

 

 

Food allergen labelling webinar

This is a special edition of the Food Safety for SMEs podcast series taken from a webinar recorded with Pat O’Mahony, Chief Specialist Food Science & Technology at the Food Safety Authority of Ireland, and James McIntosh, Chief Toxicologist at safefood. They discuss Food Allergen Labelling for non-prepacked food - food ‘sold loose’ including food sold at takeaways, by distance selling, contract catering etc. This will be of particular interest to food businesses who are restructuring their business right now in response to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. Read the transcript

 

 


Hygiene and cleaning

This is the safefood Food Safety for SMEs podcast series presented by Dr Linda Gordon, safefood’s chief specialist in food science, which looks at the factors that shape the food industry on the island of Ireland. In this episode, we chat to Eddie O’Neill from Teagasc, expert in artisan and specialty foods, about the importance of cleaning and hygiene for a food business. Read the transcript

 

 


Allergen control

This is the safefood Food Safety for SMEs podcast series presented by Dr Linda Gordon, safefood’s chief specialist in food science, which looks at the factors that shape the food industry on the island of Ireland. In this episode we chat to James McIntosh, safefood's specialist in chemistry & toxicology and an expert in food allergens, about allergen control for food businesses from production to point of sale. Read the transcript

 

 


Food packaging

This is the safefood Food Safety for SMEs podcast series presented by Dr Linda Gordon, safefood’s chief specialist in food science, which looks at the factors that shape the food industry on the island of Ireland. In this episode, we chat to Eddie O’Neill from Teagasc, expert in artisan and specialty foods, about the importance and purpose of food packaging. Read the transcript

 

 



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