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# fsai - Yesterday’s News

Camembert cheese recalled from Avoca stores due to possible presence of E. coli

The cheese is being recalled because of the possible presence of E. coli.

# fsai - Friday 20 April, 2018

Product warning: 'Buenas' brand grated coconut recalled after salmonella detected

The product could cause illness if consumed raw.

# fsai - Monday 9 April, 2018

Louth crèche closed over rodent infestation in baby room and nappy changing area

Dead cockroaches and fresh rat droppings were some of the other reasons for closure orders issued to businesses in Dublin and Louth.

# fsai - Friday 16 March, 2018

Protein supplements and detox drink among five products recalled by food standards authority

The potential allergens were not listed on the products’ packaging.

# fsai - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Warning that dietary supplement 'not fit for human consumption' due to presence of illegal steroids

The FSAI has told people not to purchase or consume Falcon Labs products.

# fsai - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Potato salad recalled after listeria detected

Listeria can cause diarrhoea, fever, headache and muscle pain in a very short period.

A Cork Chinese and a Dublin Apache Pizza were both closed over 'rodent droppings' in the kitchen

Four other premises were also closed in February for different reasons.

# fsai - Friday 23 February, 2018

Lidl recalls batches of chocolate eggs, Ikea recalls marshmallows

Ikea are recalling packets of marshmallows because mice were found at the product’s production site.

# fsai - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

# fsai - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Food businesses closed due to 'overflowing human excrement' and 'presence of a live rodent'

Take aways in Limerick and Dublin were closed – as was a Cork bakery.

# fsai - Monday 22 January, 2018

Batch of Galaxy bars and Maltesers recalled over salmonella fears

The batch was accidentally placed on the market.

# fsai - Sunday 14 January, 2018

# fsai - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Tesco chocolate cake recalled as packaging doesn't outline it contains walnuts

The Food Safety Authority issued the alert this afternoon.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Goatsbridge paté recalled over Listeria fears

The Food Safety Authority issued the alert this afternoon.

# fsai - Friday 10 November, 2017

Sheridans recalls cheese batch due to listeria detection

The Food Safety Authority issued the alert this afternoon.

# fsai - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

'Pond of human excrement' behind closure order served on Donegal takeaway

Elsewhere, a Chinese takeaway in Cork was closed for three days due to ‘prolific evidence of rodent droppings’.

# fsai - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Little Milk Company cheese recalled over Listeria fears

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

# fsai - Monday 9 October, 2017

Half of closure orders issued last month were due to evidence of pest infestations

Five food businesses were closed in September due to evidence of rat, mice or cockroach infestations.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Half of Irish people will eat an undercooked burger - but it can cause food poisoning

51% of Irish adults have reported eating undercooked burgers when in restaurants.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Aldi recalls vegetarian mince due to possible presence of small bits of blue plastic

The FSAI issued a food alert this evening on the recall.

# fsai - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Pub kitchen at centre of salmonella probe among latest outlets closed over food safety

Seven closure orders and one prohibition order were served by the FSAI last month.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - 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.”

# fsai - Monday 13 March, 2017

Cockroaches, raw sewage, and a live rodent - here's why Irish food businesses were shut down in 2016

62 Irish restaurants and takeaways were shut last year for an awful lot of different reasons.

# fsai - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Ireland's dirtiest restaurants and takeaways: Here's where they are

Some counties have a far worse record than others.

# fsai - 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”.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Happy Pear pesto batches recalled for containing egg

The Happy Pear says the egg was undeclared because of a labelling error.

# fsai - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Tesco and SuperValu recall Wicklow blue cheeses over listeria fears

The batches of blue cheese have been removed from shelves.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - 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.

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