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# fsai - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Cat litter, ashtrays and filthiness: Three food businesses ordered to shut last month
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Cat litter, ashtrays and filthiness: Three food businesses ordered to shut last month

Thu 2:35 PM 32,500 Views 2 Comments

A total of five enforcement orders were issued in March.

# fsai - Monday 8 March, 2021

Rodent droppings and raw chicken: Two food businesses ordered to shut last month
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Rodent droppings and raw chicken: Two food businesses ordered to shut last month

Mar 8th 2021, 2:56 PM 42,161 Views 16 Comments

Two closure orders and two prohibitions were issued in February.

# fsai - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Number of unregistered food businesses investigated last year more than double 2019 figures
# FSAI
# FSAI

Number of unregistered food businesses investigated last year more than double 2019 figures

Mar 2nd 2021, 3:05 PM 11,235 Views 2 Comments

The FSAI said many unregistered businesses use social media platforms like Facebook to advertise their products.

# fsai - 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 30,526 Views 18 Comments

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

# fsai - Monday 8 February, 2021

Two food businesses ordered to close in January, including one selling dangerous weight loss product
# Dnp
# Dnp

Two food businesses ordered to close in January, including one selling dangerous weight loss product

Feb 8th 2021, 8:33 PM 89,084 Views 12 Comments

One website ‘FatBurney.com’ was selling a “highly toxic” product and implying it could be used for weight loss.

# fsai - 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 233,291 Views 31 Comments

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

# fsai - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Four Monster Energy drinks being withdrawn from sale due to high levels of propylene glycol
# Monster Energy
# Monster Energy

Four Monster Energy drinks being withdrawn from sale due to high levels of propylene glycol

Jan 12th 2021, 1:05 PM 199,873 Views 87 Comments

Propylene glycol is a synthetic food additive.

# fsai - 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 160,057 Views 29 Comments

This compares to 125 enforcement orders being served in 2019.

# fsai - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Batches of Cully and Sully soup recalled due to possible presence of plastic packaging

Batches of Cully and Sully soup recalled due to possible presence of plastic packaging

Jan 7th 2021, 6:00 PM 39,123 Views 35 Comments

Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores supplied with the implicated batches.

# fsai - Friday 18 December, 2020

Batches of Linwoods milled seeds packs recalled due to presence of pesticide
# FSAI
# FSAI

Batches of Linwoods milled seeds packs recalled due to presence of pesticide

Dec 18th 2020, 7:29 PM 18,370 Views 1 Comment

There is no immediate health risk, but there could be health issues if

# fsai - 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 23,237 Views 12 Comments

Consumers are being warned not to eat the sausage product.

# fsai - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Happy Pear seed cookies and cookie bites recalled due to presence of pesticide
# Food Warning
# Food Warning

Happy Pear seed cookies and cookie bites recalled due to presence of pesticide

Nov 12th 2020, 6:26 PM 68,865 Views 45 Comments

The products are potentially unsafe due to the presence of ethylene oxide.

Complimentary cans of new non-alcoholic Guinness recalled here 'due to the possible presence of mould'
# Guinness 0.0
# Guinness 0.0

Complimentary cans of new non-alcoholic Guinness recalled here 'due to the possible presence of mould'

Nov 12th 2020, 3:49 PM 21,309 Views 33 Comments

The FSAI said that the implicated batches have not been sold directly to consumers in Ireland.

# fsai - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Chocolate-covered coffee beans recalled due to possible undeclared almonds
# FSAI
# FSAI

Chocolate-covered coffee beans recalled due to possible undeclared almonds

Nov 11th 2020, 12:59 PM 14,858 Views 7 Comments

‘Truffle Fairy Chocolate Coffee Beans’ sold between 15 September and 6 November are being recalled.

# fsai - 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 60,278 Views 0 Comments

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

# fsai - Friday 23 October, 2020

Numerous batches of cakes sold in Lidl recalled due to potential presence of metal pieces
# Recall
# Recall

Numerous batches of cakes sold in Lidl recalled due to potential presence of metal pieces

Oct 23rd 2020, 10:00 PM 116,145 Views 13 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland announced the recalls today.

# fsai - 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 24,424 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.

# fsai - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Batches of White Mausu sauce recalled by FSAI due to presence of pesticide
# Recall
# Recall

Batches of White Mausu sauce recalled by FSAI due to presence of pesticide

Oct 21st 2020, 1:29 PM 23,974 Views 6 Comments

240g jars of the brand’s Cashew Crunch sauce are potentially unsafe.

# fsai - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Certain batches of milk sold in Aldi, Spar and Mace being recalled due to bacteria presence
# Recall
# Recall

Certain batches of milk sold in Aldi, Spar and Mace being recalled due to bacteria presence

Oct 15th 2020, 9:15 PM 56,088 Views 28 Comments

Retailers are requested to remove the implicated batches from sale.

# fsai - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Closure orders served on burrito bar and Chinese takeaway in September
# Closed
# Closed

Closure orders served on burrito bar and Chinese takeaway in September

Oct 8th 2020, 1:30 PM 51,787 Views 15 Comments

The businesses were found to have breached food safety legislation.

# fsai - Monday 28 September, 2020

Food safety organisation warns that many products labelled as vegan can have traces of animal products
# Warning
# Warning

Food safety organisation warns that many products labelled as vegan can have traces of animal products

Sep 28th 2020, 12:34 PM 19,851 Views 67 Comments

Doctors warned of the potential health risks.

# fsai - 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 70,600 Views 22 Comments

Two chicken products may contain the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes.

# fsai - 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 39,476 Views 5 Comments

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

# fsai - Monday 10 August, 2020

Teddy's Ice Cream stand on Dún Laoghaire pier ordered to close storage unit after rodent droppings found
# FSAI
# FSAI

Teddy's Ice Cream stand on Dún Laoghaire pier ordered to close storage unit after rodent droppings found

Aug 10th 2020, 3:06 PM 52,695 Views 27 Comments

Teddy’s Ice Cream was one of five businesses issued with closure orders by the FSAI during July.

# fsai - 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 26,991 Views 18 Comments

The bags may contain the prickly thistle plant.

# fsai - 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 22,226 Views 18 Comments

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

# fsai - Thursday 18 June, 2020

FSAI issues guidance on gin production following concerns that 'fake gin' is being sold

FSAI issues guidance on gin production following concerns that 'fake gin' is being sold

Jun 18th 2020, 2:33 PM 13,025 Views 4 Comments

There are around 50 different gin brands produced in Ireland, according to the FSAI.

# fsai - 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 47,963 Views 10 Comments

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

# fsai - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Batch of True Natural Goodness seed packs recalled due presence of glass fragments
# FSAI
# FSAI

Batch of True Natural Goodness seed packs recalled due presence of glass fragments

May 2nd 2020, 8:44 PM 19,182 Views 8 Comments

Batches with a best before date in the range 25/07/20 – 12/04/2021 are being recalled.

# fsai - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Rodent infestation and 'filthy' floors: Three food businesses were ordered to close in March
# FSAI
# FSAI

Rodent infestation and 'filthy' floors: Three food businesses were ordered to close in March

Apr 8th 2020, 1:43 PM 112,941 Views 26 Comments

The FSAI said that hospitals don’t need any extra pressure from unsafe food practices.

# fsai - 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 84,160 Views 15 Comments

Four closure orders and two prohibitions were issued last month.

# fsai - 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 29,211 Views 13 Comments

The FSAI received almost 3,500 complaints in 2019.

# fsai - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Iceland Vegetable Lasagne batch recalled due to possible presence of plastic
# FSAI
# FSAI

Iceland Vegetable Lasagne batch recalled due to possible presence of plastic

Feb 18th 2020, 8:16 PM 7,250 Views 14 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) issued the recall today.

# fsai - Saturday 15 February, 2020

Iceland recalls a number of vegan products due to undeclared milk
# Not So Vegan
# Not So Vegan

Iceland recalls a number of vegan products due to undeclared milk

Feb 15th 2020, 4:51 PM 16,450 Views 31 Comments

The FSAI announced the recall on its website this afternoon.

# fsai - Monday 10 February, 2020

Rodent activity and poor cleaning practices: Five food businesses were ordered to shut last month
# Shut Down
# Shut Down

Rodent activity and poor cleaning practices: Five food businesses were ordered to shut last month

Feb 10th 2020, 4:38 PM 60,736 Views 16 Comments

Some of the food premises posed “immediate danger” to the public, according to inspectors.

# fsai - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Batches of John McCambridge gluten-free bread kits recalled due to possible presence of gluten
# Recall
# Recall

Batches of John McCambridge gluten-free bread kits recalled due to possible presence of gluten

Feb 5th 2020, 1:22 PM 14,425 Views 11 Comments

The products in question have best before dates of between 01/03/2020 to 17/01/2021 inclusive.

# fsai - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Here's where the dirtiest takeaways and restaurants were in Ireland last year
# FSAI
# FSAI

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

Jan 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 95,213 Views 33 Comments

There were 124 enforcement orders issued by the FSAI last year, an increase on the previous year.

# fsai - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Packets of Doritos crisps recalled over undeclared soya
# Tangy Cheese
# Tangy Cheese

Packets of Doritos crisps recalled over undeclared soya

Jan 11th 2020, 2:42 PM 14,755 Views 20 Comments

Members of the public are advised to return the crisps to the location they were purchased from.

# fsai - Friday 10 January, 2020

Tesco recalls own branded pesto products over undeclared peanut content
# Nuts
# Nuts

Tesco recalls own branded pesto products over undeclared peanut content

Jan 10th 2020, 6:07 PM 10,143 Views 6 Comments

The products may not be safe for anyone who has a peanut allergy.

# fsai - 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 170,815 Views 28 Comments

Six food businesses were closed by the FSAI last month.

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