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#Food Safety

# food-safety - 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 - Friday 10 November, 2017

Sheridans recalls cheese batch due to listeria detection

The Food Safety Authority issued the alert this afternoon.

# food-safety - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Little Milk Company cheese recalled over Listeria fears

The batch was sold in different forms with different best before dates.

# food-safety - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Tesco recalls batch of Creamy Leek and Bacon Cooking Sauce over 'undeclared egg'

The affected batch may be unsafe for people who are allergic to eggs.

# food-safety - Friday 11 August, 2017

Row erupts between 3 European countries over how long they knew about the egg problem

They’ve been warned to stop “blaming and shaming” each other.

# food-safety - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Thousands of contaminated eggs recalled in the UK - but no threat to Ireland yet

Dutch investigators have arrested two men after millions of eggs were recalled across Europe.

# food-safety - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Burrito and Indian restaurants among food outlets served with closure orders last month

July has seen the highest number of closure orders so far this year.

# food-safety - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Aldi recalls Skellig Bay mackerel fillets due to 'elevated levels of histamine'

Skellig Bay Mackerel Fillets, with a use by date of 30 June, have been recalled.

# food-safety - Friday 7 July, 2017

Bags of sweets withdrawn by FSAI due to sharp plastic sticks in packs

The Food Safety Authority is warning that the sharp parts may cause injury to consumers.

# food-safety - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Seven food businesses were served enforcement orders last month

The FSAI does not expand on the reasons the orders were issued.

# food-safety - 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 - Friday 9 June, 2017

Mars Ireland recalls some Galaxy chocolate products over salmonella scare

Consumers are being urged not to eat the affected products.

# food-safety - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

People warned to cook meat fully after 50 fall ill in north Dublin salmonella outbreak

At least 16 cases of salmonella have been identified following the outbreak.

# food-safety - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Portmarnock restaurant closed and investigation launched into salmonella outbreak

An outbreak control team has been formed and the investigation is ongoing.

# food-safety - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Thai and Chinese restaurants among food outlets served with closure orders last month

The FSAI said while most food businesses maintain high standards of food safety, this is not always the case.

# food-safety - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Most Irish food businesses aren't giving allergen details and some are even giving incorrect information

Three in every 100 people in Ireland have a food allergy and require accurate information.

# food-safety - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Tapas restaurant and grocery among six food outlets served with closure orders in March

A prohibition order and successful prosecution was also handed out by the HSE last month.

# food-safety - Saturday 1 April, 2017

What does a 'closure order' mean for a restaurant?

“There you are, you’ve worked your whole life to build a business and it’s all over the papers and internet that you don’t look after your food.”

# food-safety - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Pizza and Mexican restaurants among food outlets served with closure orders last month

The FSAI said some businesses are “potentially putting consumers’ health at serious risk”.

# food-safety - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Last year saw the highest number of food alerts issued in a decade

The FSAI dealt with 554 food incidents in 2016.

# food-safety - Friday 24 February, 2017

Two batches of Wicklow Blue Cheese recalled over Listeria fears

Both Tesco and Supervalu recalled the cheese from their stores on Tuesday.

# food-safety - Thursday 9 February, 2017

These five food businesses were served with closure orders last month

Two were in Dublin, with one each in Limerick, Meath and Cork.

# food-safety - Monday 6 February, 2017

A live insect, human nail and cigarette butt just some of the things found in food last year

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland received over 3,200 complaints last year.

# food-safety - Thursday 19 January, 2017

These chocolate Santas are being recalled because they may have plastic in them

It applies to the 200g size of the chocolate Santa.

# food-safety - Monday 9 January, 2017

Tayto manufacturer fined €2,000 under food safety laws

The fine related to the contravention of a European regulation.

# food-safety - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

A Roscommon takeaway and bakery were both served with closure orders last month

In addition, a kebab take-away in Co Mayo was also served with a closure order.

# food-safety - Monday 7 November, 2016

Temple Bar restaurant among nine food businesses hit with closure orders

In another case, three prosecutions were secured against the owners of Jackson’s Hotel in Donegal.

# food-safety - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Starbucks and school canteen among 10 premises ordered to shut over food safety fears

Pubs, hotel restaurants and country clubs have been served closure orders.

# food-safety - Saturday 17 September, 2016

The "five-second rule" is a lie

Eating food off the floor is not safe.

# food-safety - Monday 8 August, 2016

Fade Street Social among 12 food businesses closed last month

The closures were carried out in Cork, Dublin, Cavan, Donegal, Laois, Mayo and Longford.

# food-safety - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Tesco recalls beef ravioli over concerns it contains rubber pieces

It’s the second recall of a Tesco product over food safety concerns in the past month.

# food-safety - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Temple Bar food stall one of eight businesses closed for food safety issues

Five of the closure orders have since been lifted, but three remain closed

# food-safety - 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 - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

These 12 food business were ordered to close last month

Business in Wexford, Laois, Limerick, Dublin, Galway, Cork and Tipperary were closed last month.

# food-safety - 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 - Saturday 30 April, 2016

The Happy Pear withdraws batch of 'Hero Sprouts' over bacteria concern

The company is voluntarily withdrawing one batch of the product as a precaution.

# food-safety - Monday 18 April, 2016

Tesco recalls batch of cheese over Listeria concerns

Listeria can cause vomiting, weakness and fever.

# food-safety - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Bought this rum recently? There might be glass in it

The recall affects two batches.

# food-safety - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

These biscuits from Aldi were made in "unhygienic conditions"

They have been recalled.

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