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# Food Safety Authority

Last year
Live rodents, unsafe temperatures and rusty utensils among reasons for latest food closures
The orders were served in October.
All time
Here's where the dirtiest restaurants and takeaways were in Ireland in 2020
The FSAI issued less than half of the enforcement orders last year that it issued in 2019.
Uncle Ben's recalls batches of microwave rice due to possible presence of glass
A number of batches of brown basmati rice pouches are being recalled.
Here's where the dirtiest takeaways and restaurants in Ireland were in 2018
In all, the FSAI issued over 100 enforcement orders last year.
Lidl recalls dried fruit products as labels were not printed in English
Lidl said the products may contain nuts and sulphur dioxide.
Salads sold in Aldi, Lidl and Supervalu recalled over listeria fears
Four different salad packs have been recalled.
Tesco chocolate cake recalled as packaging doesn't outline it contains walnuts
The Food Safety Authority issued the alert this afternoon.
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.
Have a pack of these kernels? Make sure you know about the cyanide poisoning risks
Another batch of organic apricot kernels has been recalled from sale in Ireland.
Dublin burrito bars among six food businesses served with closure orders
The Food Safety Authority took action against businesses in Dublin, Louth, Waterford and Wexford in February.
Complaints over worm in chicken nugget, animal tooth in jam and snail in sweets
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has released details of complaints received by its advice line in 2015.
These takeaways were shut down by the Food Safety Authority last month
And a butchers. And a restaurant.
This restaurant has been shut down twice by the Food Safety Authority
There were just three enforcement orders in total last month.
Possibly contaminated baby cereal to be removed from Irish shelves
The muesli is designed for infants older than 10 months.
Was your favourite take-away closed over safety concerns last month?
17 food businesses around the country were.
Was your local takeaway closed over food safety breaches last month?
Closure orders were issued to seven businesses deemed to have breached food safety legislation.
96 businesses hit with food safety closures last year, was your favourite restaurant one?
It was a busy year for Ireland’s food safety watchdog.
Poll: Do you think calorie counts should be put on menus?
The proposal is aimed at helping people make healthy choices, but do you agree with it?
Website for restaurants to calculate calories launched by Food Safety Authority
This information could appear on menus in all food outlets.
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.
UK: Four new products found to contain horsemeat
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.
As many as 16 countries could be hit by horse meat scandal
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.
Parents warned after US lawsuit filed against Monster energy drink makers
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has said parents should keep highly caffeinated drinks away from their children.
Warning issued after ten fall ill with shellfish poisoning in the west
The Food Safety Authority is warning against eating shellfish found on the shoreline.
Fourfold increase in food safety enforcement orders in July
The Food Safety Authority said it will not hold back in taking action against businesses that fail to comply with food safety legislation.
Calorie counts should be displayed on menus, says report
Dr James Reilly says food businesses have 6 months to introduce scheme on a voluntary basis, or face a compulsory introduction of it.
Six restaurants closed over food safety concerns in February
The amount of enforcement orders served in February was double that of January.
You can still eat bean sprouts says the Food Safety Authority
Just make sure they’re cooked.
Don't eat raw bean sprouts: a warning from the Food Safety Authority
Irish authorities say there is a concern that contaminated seeds are on the market, and have issued a warning against eating sprouted seeds.