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#Food Safety Authority of Ireland

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Thursday 7 December, 2017

'There was prolific evidence of rodent droppings': Three food outlets closed in November

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland served closure orders on three outlets affected by rodent infestation.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Monday 25 September, 2017

Coffee shops that reward customers with reusable cups advised to refuse dirty ones

An environmentalist has advised that coffee chains should give a 20-cent discount to customers who have reusable cups – but implementing that isn’t entirely straightforward.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Lidl recalls vegetarian mince due to possible presence of bits of plastic

On Tuesday, mince was recalled from Aldi for the same reason.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Avoca recalls hummus and colcannon over presence of Listeria

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland today issued a public warning over a single batch each of the products.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Thursday 3 November, 2016

There is way less salt in your sausages these days

But we still eat more than the recommended 5g of salt per day.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Friday 26 August, 2016

Batches of Ben and Jerry's ice cream recalled as they may contain metal pieces

Four batches of the ice cream are affected.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Tesco recalls guacamole over salmonella concerns

Anyone who may have consumed the product and is feeling unwell is advised to seek medical advice immediately.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Monday 9 May, 2016

These five Dublin restaurants were closed over food safety concerns last month

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland have issued a total of 28 closure orders so far this year.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Monday 8 February, 2016

UCD restaurant shut down over food safety concerns

A prohibition order was also served on a butcher in Kerry.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Was your favourite take-away closed over safety concerns last month?

17 food businesses around the country were.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Friday 3 July, 2015

Warning of undeclared allergen in Lidl elderflower drink

All batches of the beverage contain sulphite and sulphur dioxide.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Thursday 4 June, 2015

From Business ETC More wine is being recalled because it may contain pieces of glass Warning

More wine is being recalled because it may contain pieces of glass

The recall originally related to just Nederburg 56 Hundred Pinot Grigio.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Friday 22 May, 2015

Health food company recalls licorice root containing high level of toxin

The FSAI said it is unlikely people would be made sick by the product.

Reminder to be careful with frozen berries after three deaths in Swedish nursing home

An outbreak of norovirus in Sweden was linked to imported frozen berries.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Batch of peanut butter recalled in Ireland as it may contain 'a foreign body'

The batch could present a choking hazard or public health risk, the FSAI has said.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Restaurant in Our Lady’s Hospital Navan ordered to close over pest control

The Food Safety Authority served eight enforcement notices last month.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Friday 6 March, 2015

Was your favourite takeaway shut down over food safety breaches last month?

Five closure orders were served last month by the FSAI.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Cavan pub fined €7,000 over sale of counterfeit Smirnoff

Nine food businesses were also served with closure orders last month – was your favourite restaurant among them?

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

No evidence 'deadly fake vodka' has arrived in Ireland but be careful what you buy

Vodka with dangerous chemicals has been found in the UK and an Irish watchdog has said people in this party season should be vigilant about where they get their alcohol.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Leo Varadkar really loves chicken wings

Speaking ahead of a food addiction conference earlier, The Health Minister confessed he’s not always as healthy as he’d like to be.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Seven closure orders served on restaurants and a food stall in Ireland last month

“While most food businesses are committed to high standards for the health of their customers, this is not always the case,” said the FSAI’s chief executive.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Monday 14 July, 2014

Top chef says Ireland must not allow GM foods to be sold here

Kevin Thornton has warned that the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership could lead to the introduction of genetically-modified foods here. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland said that GM foods are safe to eat.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

More than half of you wash raw chicken and that's really dangerous

Your mammy might always have given it a rinse but it’s safer for you and the rest of your family if you don’t.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Have you eaten in any of these places served with closure orders last month?

The FSAI was particularly critical of businesses with improper storage or poor cleaning standards.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Thursday 27 March, 2014

More sausage rolls with allergy risk. This time Dunnes. This time jumbo.

It comes after German food supplier Aldi was forced to withdraw a number of sausage rolls after they were similarly incorrectly labelled.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Bought these mussels recently? Dump them...

Well only if they’re Shellfish De La Mer frozen cooked mussels that are being recalled.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Closure orders served on nine businesses by Food Safety Authority in October

Three businesses still have outstanding orders against them, the FSAI says.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Friday 6 September, 2013

More elbow grease needed to improve food safety, says FSAI

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland says the number of enforcement orders are increasing steadily, warning that restaurants and food businesses shouldn’t be cutting corners.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Monday 29 July, 2013

People buying fewer frozen burgers after horse meat scandal

The Food Safety Authority said that people are spending more time reading labels after the scandal.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Thursday 6 June, 2013

'Shocking' number of food businesses served with closure orders in May

The Food Safety Authority said businesses must be vigilant as we enter the summer months and risks for bacteria related illnesses increase.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Irish firm among hundreds hit by new horsemeat scandal in the Netherlands

Earlier the Netherlands’ food safety agency said that a Dutch supplier may have distributed as much as 50,000 tonnes of contaminated beef to companies across Europe.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Video: How does the food safety inspection process work in Ireland? Food Safety This post contains videos

Video: How does the food safety inspection process work in Ireland?

There are around 50,000 food points of sale in the country with just 300 inspectors to ensure that they meet food safety standards.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Friday 29 March, 2013

Horsemeat scandal: Dept refuses to release over 200 pages of emails with FSAI

The Department of Agriculture refused to release over a hundred pages of emails between it and the Food Safety Authority of Ireland following a Freedom of Information request.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Two Chinese restaurants among 12 enforcement orders served last month

The Food Safety Authority closed twelve business last month under food safety legislation.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Monday 4 March, 2013

FSAI says 29 out of 634 beef products tested positive for horsemeat

The products have all previously been identified and removed from the marketplace.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Friday 15 February, 2013

New chairman appointed to Food Safety Authority of Ireland

The new chairman has been named as Professor Michael Gibney of University College, Dublin.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

'Somebody is selling rogue product, and somebody knows about it' - Coveney

The Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, also said that ‘bad management’ at Silvercrest had let down the Irish food industry.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Poll: Will the horse meat controversy stop you from buying beef burgers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will the horse meat controversy stop you from buying beef burgers?

An inquiry has been launched to find out why 10 beef burger products tested positive for horse DNA. Does this turn you off buying beef burgers?

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added Fresh Prince of Bel-Air translations

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# food-safety-authority-of-ireland - Monday 19 November, 2012

More breastfeeding needed to tackle obesity in children and adults

Scientific report says Ireland has lowest breast feeding rates in Europe.

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