Procurement

We procure a wide range of goods and services. Media procurements (advertising, public relations etc) are procured through European Framework Agreements including Market Research, Graphic Design and Print, Direct Marketing, Media Monitoring, and Web Services.

We also regularly seek services in the area of food safety research and training (including Information Technology), which will be of interest to the wider research community and information technology providers.

We also source a diverse range of support services and supplies (stationery etc) for our Cork and Dublin offices.

Value for money

We will always have regard to obtaining value-for-money. In this regard, we will always take into account such factors as quality, longevity, track record, durability, and fitness for purpose.

Prompt payments by public sector bodies

Reporting Template pursuant to Government Decisions No. 29296 of 2 and 8 March, 2011 on 15 Day Payments by:

The Health Service Executive, the Local Authorities, State Agencies, and all other Public Sector Bodies, (excluding Commercial Semi State bodies)

Parent Government Department: Department of Health

Public Sector Body: safefood

Quarterly Period Covered: