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#Food Safety Authority

# food-safety-authority - Monday 18 January, 2021

Here's where the dirtiest restaurants and takeaways were in Ireland in 2020
# Food Safety Authority
# Food Safety Authority

Here's where the dirtiest restaurants and takeaways were in Ireland in 2020

Jan 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 233,333 Views 31 Comments

The FSAI issued less than half of the enforcement orders last year that it issued in 2019.

# food-safety-authority - Monday 27 July, 2020

Uncle Ben's recalls batches of microwave rice due to possible presence of glass
# Uncle Ben's
# Uncle Ben's

Uncle Ben's recalls batches of microwave rice due to possible presence of glass

Jul 27th 2020, 3:20 PM 22,230 Views 18 Comments

A number of batches of brown basmati rice pouches are being recalled.

# food-safety-authority - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Here's where the dirtiest takeaways and restaurants in Ireland were in 2018
# Closure Orders
# Closure Orders

Here's where the dirtiest takeaways and restaurants in Ireland were in 2018

Jan 20th 2019, 12:05 AM 192,785 Views 34 Comments

In all, the FSAI issued over 100 enforcement orders last year.

# food-safety-authority - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Lidl recalls dried fruit products as labels were not printed in English
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Lidl recalls dried fruit products as labels were not printed in English

May 2nd 2018, 7:23 PM 20,988 Views 41 Comments

Lidl said the products may contain nuts and sulphur dioxide.

# food-safety-authority - Friday 27 April, 2018

Salads sold in Aldi, Lidl and Supervalu recalled over listeria fears
# FSAI
# FSAI

Salads sold in Aldi, Lidl and Supervalu recalled over listeria fears

Apr 27th 2018, 2:08 PM 41,523 Views 31 Comments

Four different salad packs have been recalled.

# food-safety-authority - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 9th 2018, 4:01 PM 16,477 Views 18 Comments

The Food Safety Authority issued the alert this afternoon.

# food-safety-authority - Thursday 10 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 10th 2017, 4:30 PM 13,295 Views 20 Comments

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

# food-safety-authority - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Have a pack of these kernels? Make sure you know about the cyanide poisoning risks
# Recall
# Recall

Have a pack of these kernels? Make sure you know about the cyanide poisoning risks

Mar 10th 2016, 2:43 PM 14,078 Views 12 Comments

Another batch of organic apricot kernels has been recalled from sale in Ireland.

# food-safety-authority - Monday 7 March, 2016

Dublin burrito bars among six food businesses served with closure orders
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Dublin burrito bars among six food businesses served with closure orders

Mar 7th 2016, 2:36 PM 116,062 Views 57 Comments

The Food Safety Authority took action against businesses in Dublin, Louth, Waterford and Wexford in February.

# food-safety-authority - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Complaints over worm in chicken nugget, animal tooth in jam and snail in sweets
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Complaints over worm in chicken nugget, animal tooth in jam and snail in sweets

Feb 11th 2016, 12:02 PM 19,799 Views 12 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has released details of complaints received by its advice line in 2015.

# food-safety-authority - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

These takeaways were shut down by the Food Safety Authority last month
# Closure Order
# Closure Order

These takeaways were shut down by the Food Safety Authority last month

Dec 8th 2015, 1:28 PM 66,935 Views 29 Comments

And a butchers. And a restaurant.

# food-safety-authority - Thursday 5 November, 2015

This restaurant has been shut down twice by the Food Safety Authority
# Enforcement
# Enforcement

This restaurant has been shut down twice by the Food Safety Authority

Nov 5th 2015, 2:00 PM 66,387 Views 49 Comments

There were just three enforcement orders in total last month.

# food-safety-authority - Friday 30 October, 2015

Possibly contaminated baby cereal to be removed from Irish shelves
# Insects
# Insects

Possibly contaminated baby cereal to be removed from Irish shelves

Oct 30th 2015, 5:58 PM 16,158 Views 8 Comments

The muesli is designed for infants older than 10 months.

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

Was your favourite take-away closed over safety concerns last month?
# Nil By Mouth
# Nil By Mouth

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

Aug 6th 2015, 11:13 AM 52,334 Views 30 Comments

17 food businesses around the country were.

# food-safety-authority - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Was your local takeaway closed over food safety breaches last month?
# Closed
# Closed

Was your local takeaway closed over food safety breaches last month?

Jul 7th 2015, 12:14 PM 41,572 Views 17 Comments

Closure orders were issued to seven businesses deemed to have breached food safety legislation.

# food-safety-authority - Thursday 8 January, 2015

96 businesses hit with food safety closures last year, was your favourite restaurant one?
# Bye Bye Appetite
# Bye Bye Appetite

96 businesses hit with food safety closures last year, was your favourite restaurant one?

Jan 8th 2015, 11:00 PM 72,134 Views 45 Comments

It was a busy year for Ireland’s food safety watchdog.

# food-safety-authority - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Poll: Do you think calorie counts should be put on menus?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think calorie counts should be put on menus?

Apr 10th 2014, 8:55 AM 12,940 Views 115 Comments

The proposal is aimed at helping people make healthy choices, but do you agree with it?

# food-safety-authority - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Website for restaurants to calculate calories launched by Food Safety Authority
# Menucal.ie
# Menucal.ie

Website for restaurants to calculate calories launched by Food Safety Authority

Apr 9th 2014, 10:52 AM 8,259 Views 25 Comments

This information could appear on menus in all food outlets.

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

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

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

Mar 30th 2013, 8:15 AM 5,860 Views 16 Comments

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 - Friday 1 March, 2013

UK: Four new products found to contain horsemeat
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

UK: Four new products found to contain horsemeat

Mar 1st 2013, 5:15 PM 12,306 Views 34 Comments

However, 99 per cent of the Food Safety Authority’s tests continue to show no horse DNA at or above the level of 1 per cent.

# food-safety-authority - Monday 11 February, 2013

As many as 16 countries could be hit by horse meat scandal
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

As many as 16 countries could be hit by horse meat scandal

Feb 11th 2013, 8:55 AM 8,337 Views 35 Comments

Attention is now turning to the complex nature of supply chains in the food industry in Europe as a Romanian abattoir is identified as one possible source of the contamination of frozen beef products.

# food-safety-authority - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Parents warned after US lawsuit filed against Monster energy drink makers
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Parents warned after US lawsuit filed against Monster energy drink makers

Oct 24th 2012, 11:09 AM 14,013 Views 41 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has said parents should keep highly caffeinated drinks away from their children.

# food-safety-authority - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Warning issued after ten fall ill with shellfish poisoning in the west
# Cockles And Mussels
# Cockles And Mussels

Warning issued after ten fall ill with shellfish poisoning in the west

Aug 14th 2012, 11:35 AM 8,329 Views 11 Comments

The Food Safety Authority is warning against eating shellfish found on the shoreline.

# food-safety-authority - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Fourfold increase in food safety enforcement orders in July
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Fourfold increase in food safety enforcement orders in July

Aug 8th 2012, 6:45 AM 6,965 Views 8 Comments

The Food Safety Authority said it will not hold back in taking action against businesses that fail to comply with food safety legislation.

# food-safety-authority - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Calorie counts should be displayed on menus, says report
# Calorie Counts
# Calorie Counts

Calorie counts should be displayed on menus, says report

Jul 4th 2012, 12:38 PM 4,306 Views 61 Comments

Dr James Reilly says food businesses have 6 months to introduce scheme on a voluntary basis, or face a compulsory introduction of it.

# food-safety-authority - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Six restaurants closed over food safety concerns in February
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Six restaurants closed over food safety concerns in February

Mar 8th 2012, 1:25 PM 11,359 Views 24 Comments

The amount of enforcement orders served in February was double that of January.

# food-safety-authority - Monday 27 June, 2011

You can still eat bean sprouts says the Food Safety Authority
# Safe Sprouts
# Safe Sprouts

You can still eat bean sprouts says the Food Safety Authority

Jun 27th 2011, 11:40 AM 2,642 Views 3 Comments

Just make sure they’re cooked.

# food-safety-authority - Saturday 25 June, 2011

Don't eat raw bean sprouts: a warning from the Food Safety Authority
# Ecoli
# Ecoli

Don't eat raw bean sprouts: a warning from the Food Safety Authority

Jun 25th 2011, 8:10 PM 977 Views 7 Comments

Irish authorities say there is a concern that contaminated seeds are on the market, and have issued a warning against eating sprouted seeds.