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#Food Safety

# food-safety - Monday 22 February, 2021

Live insects in rice and snail in fruit packets: The FSAI handled 2,700 complaints last year
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Live insects in rice and snail in fruit packets: The FSAI handled 2,700 complaints last year

Feb 22nd 2021, 12:02 PM 30,488 Views 18 Comments

Most complaints were over unfit food or poor hygiene standards, the Food Safety Authority of Ireland said.

# food-safety - Friday 8 January, 2021

Rodents infestations and cockroaches: 42 enforcement orders served on takeaways and restaurants in 2020
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Rodents infestations and cockroaches: 42 enforcement orders served on takeaways and restaurants in 2020

Jan 8th 2021, 11:25 AM 159,952 Views 29 Comments

This compares to 125 enforcement orders being served in 2019.

# food-safety - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

How to cook a decent, stress-free turkey - without the food poisoning
# Gobble Gobble
# Gobble Gobble

How to cook a decent, stress-free turkey - without the food poisoning

Dec 23rd 2020, 8:00 PM 30,623 Views 12 Comments

Let’s try to take some of the stress out of it.

# food-safety - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Tesco recalls batch of chorizo slices over presence of listeria
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Tesco recalls batch of chorizo slices over presence of listeria

Nov 18th 2020, 8:16 PM 23,230 Views 12 Comments

Consumers are being warned not to eat the sausage product.

# food-safety - Monday 9 November, 2020

Food inspectors issue closure notices to three sushi restaurants operating from bedroom of Dublin house
# FSAI
# FSAI

Food inspectors issue closure notices to three sushi restaurants operating from bedroom of Dublin house

Nov 9th 2020, 1:19 PM 60,242 Views 0 Comments

Separately, two Cork businesses were ordered to close over the presence of rodent droppings.

# food-safety - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Dispute could mean 100,000 fewer turkeys available for Christmas dinners this year
# Christmas Turkey
# Christmas Turkey

Dispute could mean 100,000 fewer turkeys available for Christmas dinners this year

Oct 22nd 2020, 11:45 AM 24,417 Views 30 Comments

The Irish Farmers Journal has said the dispute centres on who pays and manages the work of veterinarians who certify local abattoirs.

# food-safety - Monday 21 September, 2020

Dunnes Stores recalls chicken products over listeria fears
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Dunnes Stores recalls chicken products over listeria fears

Sep 21st 2020, 12:59 PM 70,559 Views 22 Comments

Two chicken products may contain the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes.

# food-safety - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Dead insects and no hot water at basins: One food business was ordered to close in August
# FSAI
# FSAI

Dead insects and no hot water at basins: One food business was ordered to close in August

Sep 8th 2020, 7:54 PM 39,474 Views 5 Comments

The FSAI also confirmed that one prohibition order was served on a business last month.

# food-safety - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

CO OP bags of kale recalled due to possible presence of thistle
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

CO OP bags of kale recalled due to possible presence of thistle

Aug 5th 2020, 10:30 PM 26,989 Views 18 Comments

The bags may contain the prickly thistle plant.

# food-safety - Monday 8 June, 2020

Food inspectors discover unregistered business operating out of domestic dwelling in Co Westmeath
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Food inspectors discover unregistered business operating out of domestic dwelling in Co Westmeath

Jun 8th 2020, 3:51 PM 47,944 Views 10 Comments

The Food Safety Authority ordered the closure of one food business in May.

# food-safety - Monday 9 March, 2020

'Significant' rodent activity and unidentifiable raw meats: Four food businesses ordered to shut last month
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

'Significant' rodent activity and unidentifiable raw meats: Four food businesses ordered to shut last month

Mar 9th 2020, 12:41 PM 84,117 Views 15 Comments

Four closure orders and two prohibitions were issued last month.

# food-safety - Monday 24 February, 2020

A caterpillar in pork chops and a snail in a whole chicken: Last year was a busy one for the food safety authority
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

A caterpillar in pork chops and a snail in a whole chicken: Last year was a busy one for the food safety authority

Feb 24th 2020, 12:49 PM 29,195 Views 13 Comments

The FSAI received almost 3,500 complaints in 2019.

# food-safety - Friday 7 February, 2020

Yoghurt recall over possible presence of metal pieces extended to Lidl products
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Yoghurt recall over possible presence of metal pieces extended to Lidl products

Feb 7th 2020, 5:30 PM 20,991 Views 15 Comments

Several Müller yoghurt products were recalled yesterday.

Müller yoghurts recalled over possible presence of metal pieces
# Yoghurt
# Yoghurt

Müller yoghurts recalled over possible presence of metal pieces

Feb 7th 2020, 7:47 AM 11,863 Views 5 Comments

Several products from the company have been recalled.

# food-safety - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Restaurant forced to close after pool of blood discovered in storage unit during safety inspection
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Restaurant forced to close after pool of blood discovered in storage unit during safety inspection

Jan 8th 2020, 1:51 PM 170,779 Views 28 Comments

Six food businesses were closed by the FSAI last month.

# food-safety - Sunday 22 December, 2019

'Don’t wash the turkey' and other important tips to prevent making your loved ones ill this Christmas
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

'Don’t wash the turkey' and other important tips to prevent making your loved ones ill this Christmas

Dec 22nd 2019, 1:00 PM 32,756 Views 20 Comments

Safefood said for 25% of people, this will be their first time cooking Christmas dinner.

Sacla pestos recalled due to undeclared presence of peanuts
# Peanut Allergy
# Peanut Allergy

Sacla pestos recalled due to undeclared presence of peanuts

Dec 22nd 2019, 12:30 PM 10,116 Views 16 Comments

The products have been recalled by the FSAI.

# food-safety - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Houmous sold in Aldi and Lidl recalled due to presence of Salmonella
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Houmous sold in Aldi and Lidl recalled due to presence of Salmonella

Oct 29th 2019, 12:20 PM 73,701 Views 15 Comments

Consumers are being told not to consume the affected batches.

# food-safety - Monday 9 September, 2019

Rodent droppings and arsenic in water: Six food businesses received closure orders in August
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Rodent droppings and arsenic in water: Six food businesses received closure orders in August

Sep 9th 2019, 12:47 PM 55,176 Views 12 Comments

Businesses in Cork, Dublin, Galway, Kilkenny ad Monaghan were affected.

# food-safety - Friday 2 August, 2019

More types of bottled water have been recalled over arsenic levels
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

More types of bottled water have been recalled over arsenic levels

Aug 2nd 2019, 8:15 PM 206,342 Views 58 Comments

Own-brand water from Dunnes, Lidl, Londis, Mace and Spar has been recalled.

# food-safety - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Food Safety Authority recalls extra hot chilli powder over Salmonella fears
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Food Safety Authority recalls extra hot chilli powder over Salmonella fears

Jul 3rd 2019, 2:54 PM 16,120 Views 6 Comments

The origin of the products is India, according to an FSAI safety notice.

# food-safety - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Denny recalls batch of black pudding as it may contain pieces of plastic
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Denny recalls batch of black pudding as it may contain pieces of plastic

Jun 29th 2019, 11:29 AM 27,368 Views 38 Comments

Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores.

# food-safety - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Tesco recalls own brand cheese over E.coli fears
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Tesco recalls own brand cheese over E.coli fears

May 1st 2019, 8:35 PM 13,326 Views 8 Comments

The possible presence of Shiga toxin producing E.coli is the reason for the recall.

# food-safety - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Recall of SuperValu and Centra bottled water due to 'off odour and taste'
# Recall
# Recall

Recall of SuperValu and Centra bottled water due to 'off odour and taste'

Feb 21st 2019, 5:24 PM 31,085 Views 19 Comments

All batches of the five litre bottles of Still Irish Water are affected.

# food-safety - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Corleggy Cheese recalls Cavanbert and Drumlin raw cow's milk cheeses over TB fears
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Corleggy Cheese recalls Cavanbert and Drumlin raw cow's milk cheeses over TB fears

Feb 14th 2019, 10:52 PM 12,415 Views 3 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) said that no other Corleggy Cheese products are implicated.

# food-safety - Monday 10 December, 2018

Cockroaches and gnaw marks on a loaf of bread: 13 Irish food businesses closed by FSAI in November
# Food Closures
# Food Closures

Cockroaches and gnaw marks on a loaf of bread: 13 Irish food businesses closed by FSAI in November

Dec 10th 2018, 2:27 PM 97,818 Views 24 Comments

13 closure orders and one prohibition order were served against businesses last month.

# food-safety - Thursday 22 November, 2018

'I went too far when I sucked the toes of the chicken,' admits Evra
# WTF?
From The42
# WTF?

'I went too far when I sucked the toes of the chicken,' admits Evra

Nov 22nd 2018, 5:37 PM 14,719 Views 24 Comments

The Frenchman posted a bizarre video caressing raw poultry for Thanksgiving.

# food-safety - Monday 8 October, 2018

Live rat in drain and insects in baking dough: FSAI closed 8 food businesses in September
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Live rat in drain and insects in baking dough: FSAI closed 8 food businesses in September

Oct 8th 2018, 3:17 PM 74,322 Views 56 Comments

Inspectors observed a live rat coming out of a drain during one of these inspections.

# food-safety - Monday 3 September, 2018

Tesco organic almonds recalled due to presence of Salmonella
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Tesco organic almonds recalled due to presence of Salmonella

Sep 3rd 2018, 8:08 PM 11,033 Views 10 Comments

A range of Tullyard Farm meat products are also being recalled due to processing in an unapproved facility.

# food-safety - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

A foul smell in a chipping room, no staff toilet and rodent droppings on shelf - 15 food businesses hit with orders
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

A foul smell in a chipping room, no staff toilet and rodent droppings on shelf - 15 food businesses hit with orders

Aug 8th 2018, 11:45 AM 86,906 Views 48 Comments

The number was called “alarming”.

# food-safety - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Sausages recalled due to presence of Salmonella
# Newbridge Meats
# Newbridge Meats

Sausages recalled due to presence of Salmonella

Aug 2nd 2018, 2:52 PM 38,176 Views 13 Comments

People who have bought the affected items should dispose of them or return them to the place of purchase.

# food-safety - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Public warned to take extra care with food after 96 cases of E.coli infection in ten days
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Public warned to take extra care with food after 96 cases of E.coli infection in ten days

Jul 3rd 2018, 7:02 PM 30,406 Views 11 Comments

The number of cases is over three times as high as this time last year.

# food-safety - 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 20,968 Views 41 Comments

Lidl said the products may contain nuts and sulphur dioxide.

# food-safety - Thursday 26 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 26th 2018, 9:46 PM 12,869 Views 16 Comments

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

# food-safety - Monday 9 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 9th 2018, 2:39 PM 30,154 Views 10 Comments

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

# food-safety - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Potato salad recalled after listeria detected
# Don't Eat That
# Don't Eat That

Potato salad recalled after listeria detected

Mar 7th 2018, 4:25 PM 43,696 Views 16 Comments

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

# food-safety - Friday 23 February, 2018

Lidl recalls batches of chocolate eggs, Ikea recalls marshmallows
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Lidl recalls batches of chocolate eggs, Ikea recalls marshmallows

Feb 23rd 2018, 9:47 PM 21,840 Views 21 Comments

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

# food-safety - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Quorn tikka masala recalled due to presence of rubber pieces
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Quorn tikka masala recalled due to presence of rubber pieces

Feb 13th 2018, 1:27 PM 14,186 Views 35 Comments

Notices will be displayed in stores that sold the batches.

Chewing gum in wraps, a tooth in a takeaway and maggots in mashed potato - over nine food complaints a day in 2017
# Acting The Maggot
# Acting The Maggot

Chewing gum in wraps, a tooth in a takeaway and maggots in mashed potato - over nine food complaints a day in 2017

Feb 13th 2018, 12:16 PM 22,990 Views 14 Comments

Over a third of those relate to unfit food.

# food-safety - Monday 5 February, 2018

Ireland's not affected by dead rat claim that forced Aldi to remove 38,000 packs of frozen veg
# Rats Out
# Rats Out

Ireland's not affected by dead rat claim that forced Aldi to remove 38,000 packs of frozen veg

Feb 5th 2018, 4:15 PM 31,314 Views 30 Comments

Aldi has offered the woman involved £500 compensation.

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