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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.

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THERE WERE SEVEN Closure Orders and one Prohibition Order served on food businesses last month.

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) said today the orders were served in August for breaches of food safety legislation under the FSAI Act, 1998 and the EC (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations, 2010.

One Closure Order was served under the FSAI Act, 1998 on:

  • Akash Restaurant, 7 George’s Avenue, Blackrock, Co. Dublin

Six Closure Orders were served under the EC (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations, 2010 on:

  • Juno’s Café Deli (restaurant), 26 Parkgate Street, Dublin 8
  • TJ O’Toole (public house). Closed activities: supply of food from the kitchen Tourmakeady, Mayo
  • Tasty Bite (restaurant), 1A Main Street, Bantry, Cork
  • Abbey Tavern (public house), The Square, Tuam, Galway
  • Fuchsia House & Gables Bar (restaurant), Dundalk Road, Ardee, Louth
  • The Larches Bar (public house) (Closed activities: Preparing and serving foods), Finny, Claremorris, Mayo

One Prohibition Order was served under the EC (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations, 2010 on:

  • Supervalu (supermarket), College View, Main Street, Ballymun, Dublin 11.

Professor Alan Reilly, Chief Executive of the FSAI, stated that “vigilance is always required in relation to food safety and that standards must not be permitted to slip to such levels that consumer health is put at risk”.

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Food business owners can find out more information on the FSAI advice line on 1890 336677 or the FSAI website.

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