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Centre for Food-borne Zoonomics (CFZ)
This new food safety research network has been established in Ireland and is led by a group of food safety experts. These scientists will work closely with the food industry and regulatory agencies to reduce the incidences of food-borne poisoning associated with Gram negative pathogens, including Salmonella and VTEC.

The Agriculture and Food Development Authority – is the national body providing integrated research, advisory and training services to the agriculture and food industry and rural communities. It was established in September 1988 under the Agriculture (Research, Training and Advice) Act, 1988.

Food Safety Authority of Ireland
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 and to ensure that food complies with legal requirements, or where appropriate with recognised codes of good practice.

RELAY is the National dissemination service charged with communicating the results of publicly funded food research to the Irish food industry. Its primary responsibility has been to disseminate the research outputs from the Food Institutional Research Measure (FIRM) but has recently expanded its scope to become a 'One-stop-shop' for all publicly funded food research conducted by Irish research institutes/universities.

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International Links is a website on Science, Modelling and Risk Assessment, using deductive thinking approaches and open source software. The main idea is to present methodology for applied fields of Science and Research, such as Epidemiology, Food Safety or Businesses.
The aim of is to assist professionals involved with the many aspects of risk analysis as it pertains to the safety of our food. Thus, we provide data, tutorials, tools, and links to numerous sources of information. In addition to providing resources for the food safety risk analysis professional, we also provide several consumer-oriented links.

World Health Organization: WHO
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

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