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#Food Safety

# food-safety - Thursday 5 November, 2015

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

There were just three enforcement orders in total last month.

# food-safety - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge So a man found a dead mouse in his Subway sandwich... Danger Mouse

So a man found a dead mouse in his Subway sandwich...

Spicy or American cheese? Mouse or no mouse?

# food-safety - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Was your favourite takeaway closed over food safety concerns last month?

The FSAI said there can be “no excuse” for putting consumers’ health at risk.

# food-safety - Friday 11 September, 2015

Remember Dolly? There may not be another as EU steps closer to full cloning ban Seeing Double This post contains a poll

Remember Dolly? There may not be another as EU steps closer to full cloning ban

EU lawmakers backed calls to tighten up a proposed ban on cloning animals.

# food-safety - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Curry paste jars recalled from Irish shelves - because the labels aren't in English

The Sharwoods branded paste has mustard in it.

# food-safety - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

If you eat soup from SuperValu or Centra you'll want to read this

Some of the soup may have plastic in it.

# food-safety - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Nestle have been ordered to withdraw €44.4 million worth of noodles

India’s food safety regulator has said the product contains excessive levels of lead.

# food-safety - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Do best before dates actually matter?

No. They do not. Use by dates? They’re REALLY important.

# food-safety - Friday 5 June, 2015

More of this peanut butter is being recalled because of a potential choking hazard

The FSAI said some jars may contain a ‘foreign body’.

# food-safety - Thursday 4 June, 2015

More wine is being recalled because it may contain pieces of glass

The recall originally related to just Nederburg 56 Hundred Pinot Grigio.

# food-safety - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Batch of peanut butter recalled in Ireland as it may contain 'a foreign body'

The batch could present a choking hazard or public health risk, the FSAI has said.

# food-safety - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Irish health supplement recalled after salmonella found in it

Own a pouch of it? You’re asked to return the product.

# food-safety - Friday 10 April, 2015

Restaurant closed for 'grave and immediate danger to public health'

The restaurant in Roscommon was reopened after five days

# food-safety - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Outbreak of Salmonella at seven Irish poultry farms

The Department of Agriculture said there are no food safety risks to the public.

# food-safety - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Feel like chicken tonight? Don't ruin your weekend by cooking it the wrong way

Here are some helpful tips to avoid getting food poisoning.

# food-safety - Monday 9 February, 2015

'Razor blade in minced meat' and 'cigarette in brack' among food complaints

This might put you off your lunch.

# food-safety - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Cavan pub fined €7,000 over sale of counterfeit Smirnoff

Nine food businesses were also served with closure orders last month – was your favourite restaurant among them?

# food-safety - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Know what Campylobacter is? It makes us sick more often than Salmonella does

Here’s how you can avoid getting sick.

# food-safety - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Put down that glass of raw milk, say Ireland's food safety experts

(You can boil it before drinking it though)

# food-safety - Thursday 8 January, 2015

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.

# food-safety - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Ever wondered why Europeans don't refrigerate eggs, but Americans do?

It’s the question that you have long wanted to be answered.

# food-safety - Friday 12 December, 2014

Do you buy Holle or Lebenswert baby food? It could make your child sick

Some Holle and Lebendswert branded baby foods have been recalled because of ‘undesirable plant constitutents’.

# food-safety - Thursday 4 December, 2014

These 11 businesses were hit with food safety closure orders last month

They range from the Arlington Hotel in Temple Bar to a manufacturing plant of Pure Green Juices.

# food-safety - Monday 10 November, 2014

Was your favourite restaurant shut down last month? Fifteen food businesses were

Ireland’s food safety watchdog was busy in October.

# food-safety - Monday 6 October, 2014

Quinn's pub closed after All Ireland due to "grave and immediate danger to public health"

The pub was issued with a closure order by the Food Safety Authority that was lifted two days later.

# food-safety - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Who you gonna call? The Department of Agriculture Investigations Division

The new unit will bring the department’s investigations unit under one banner.

# food-safety - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Was your favourite eatery closed over food safety concerns in August?

The FSAI has reported seven closure orders and one prohibition order from last month.

# food-safety - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Seven closure orders served on restaurants and a food stall in Ireland last month

“While most food businesses are committed to high standards for the health of their customers, this is not always the case,” said the FSAI’s chief executive.

# food-safety - Friday 25 July, 2014

Shops could STILL be codding customers with mislabelled fish

Preliminary results have shown that white fish is being mislabelled as different species.

# food-safety - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

China detains five over expired meat sold to McDonald's, KFC

US food supplier OSI is caught up in scandal involving out-of-date meat being mixed with fresh product or re-labelled.

# food-safety - Monday 7 July, 2014

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

Nine closure orders were served last month – three involved take-aways.

# food-safety - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Have you eaten in any of these places served with closure orders last month?

The FSAI said there is absolutely no excuse for negligent practices.

# food-safety - Monday 2 June, 2014

Debunked: Is it better to keep bread in the fridge or a bread bin?

Mould is likely to contaminate the bread at some point, but what is the best way of stopping this from happening?

# food-safety - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Have you eaten in any of these places served with closure orders last month?

The FSAI was particularly critical of businesses with improper storage or poor cleaning standards.

# food-safety - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Poll: Do you think calorie counts should be put on menus? Your Say This post contains a poll

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?

# food-safety - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Prohibition order for fish plant after products recalled over food poisoning

Seven closure orders and one prosecution were also recorded last month.

# food-safety - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Aldi withdraws sausage rolls over sulphur labelling

You might want to return the foods, particularly if you’re asthmatic.

# food-safety - Thursday 6 March, 2014

TDs' Kildare Street haunt among businesses closed by food safety inspectors

The FSAI issues such orders where it’s deemed “there’s likely to be a grave and immediate danger to public health at or in the premises”.

# food-safety - Monday 3 March, 2014

Investigation into which businesses were supplied by 'illegal slaughter plant'

Suspected illegal animal slaughter and meat cutting operations were discovered in the Newry and Mourne area.

# food-safety - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Live insects, glass... and a human tooth in a takeaway --- a busy year for the food safety hotline Ugh

Live insects, glass... and a human tooth in a takeaway --- a busy year for the food safety hotline

There was a surge of complaints to the FSAI’s helpline last year. Surprisingly, only 33 related to the horse meat scandal.