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# fsai - Friday 13 May, 2022

Recall issued on several Marks & Spencer chicken products over possible presence of salmonella
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Recall issued on several Marks & Spencer chicken products over possible presence of salmonella

May 13th 2022, 6:51 PM 23,579 Views 6 Comments

The chicken potentially infected with the dangerous bacteria originated in the UK.

# fsai - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Two food businesses issued closure orders last month
# Closure Orders
# Closure Orders

Two food businesses issued closure orders last month

May 10th 2022, 2:35 PM 42,351 Views 0 Comments

One outlet was not registered with the appropriate authorities, while the other was inappropriately cooking and cooling large volumes of food.

# fsai - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

Dead rodents and 'gnawed' potatoes: Seven food businesses were hit with closure orders last month
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Dead rodents and 'gnawed' potatoes: Seven food businesses were hit with closure orders last month

Apr 12th 2022, 4:02 PM 47,666 Views 12 Comments

Several of the closure orders refer to significant rodent infestations.

# fsai - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

More Kinder egg products recalled due to link with salmonella outbreak
# FSAI
# FSAI

More Kinder egg products recalled due to link with salmonella outbreak

Apr 5th 2022, 10:32 PM 34,250 Views 13 Comments

The FSAI has urged people to check if they have products at home with the best before dates that are being recalled.

# fsai - Monday 28 March, 2022

Food safety warning issued over reports of counterfeit Wonka bars being sold in Ireland
# FSAI
# FSAI

Food safety warning issued over reports of counterfeit Wonka bars being sold in Ireland

Mar 28th 2022, 2:25 PM 20,244 Views 14 Comments

The FSAI has warned the counterfeit chocolate may be unsafe to eat.

# fsai - Thursday 10 March, 2022

Food safety authority warns parents against giving rice milk to young children
# Formula
# Formula

Food safety authority warns parents against giving rice milk to young children

Mar 10th 2022, 10:31 PM 29,477 Views 26 Comments

It says infants and young children up to four-and-a-half years old should not consume rice milk because of low levels of inorganic arsenic.

# fsai - Wednesday 9 March, 2022

Eight businesses ordered to close in February over food safety breaches
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Eight businesses ordered to close in February over food safety breaches

Mar 9th 2022, 2:22 PM 42,981 Views 0 Comments

Orders were issued to businesses in Dublin, Galway, Limerick, Meath, Offaly and Tipperary.

# fsai - Wednesday 2 March, 2022

Juice can filled with beans and spider in a cocktail: FSAI handled 3,400 complaints last year
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Juice can filled with beans and spider in a cocktail: FSAI handled 3,400 complaints last year

Mar 2nd 2022, 2:27 PM 15,907 Views 2 Comments

The majority of complaints from the public were over unfit food or poor hygiene standards, according to the FSAI.

# fsai - Friday 18 February, 2022

Dozens of cannabis-derived products recalled since 2021, with newer CBD items seen as 'problematic'
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Dozens of cannabis-derived products recalled since 2021, with newer CBD items seen as 'problematic'

Feb 18th 2022, 12:05 AM 32,070 Views 28 Comments
  • The FSAI has so far issued recalls on 90 different CBD products since 2019, Stephen McDermott writes.
  • The authority has found many products containing THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis.
  • Affected products include CBD oil, CBD paste, hemp juice powder, hemp tea, food supplements and even hemp whiskey and gin.

# fsai - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

Five food businesses ordered to close in January over safety and hygiene breaches
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Five food businesses ordered to close in January over safety and hygiene breaches

Feb 8th 2022, 3:35 PM 43,157 Views 0 Comments

The FSAI issued five closure orders and one prohibition order last month to businesses in Dublin, Meath, Wexford and Offaly.

# fsai - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Rat droppings and overflowing toilets: FSAI enforcements rise in 2021, including two in December
# Food Closures
# Food Closures

Rat droppings and overflowing toilets: FSAI enforcements rise in 2021, including two in December

Jan 11th 2022, 3:15 PM 41,406 Views 0 Comments

The FSAI issued 59 enforcement orders in total last year.

# fsai - Friday 10 December, 2021

Cockroach infestation and overflowing sewage: eight food businesses ordered to shut last month
# FSAI Closures
# FSAI Closures

Cockroach infestation and overflowing sewage: eight food businesses ordered to shut last month

Dec 10th 2021, 12:32 PM 52,243 Views 0 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland confirmed the closure orders today.

# fsai - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Government body quashes claims that Direct Provision residents were served meals in plastic bag
# Salthill
# Salthill

Government body quashes claims that Direct Provision residents were served meals in plastic bag

Nov 23rd 2021, 1:39 PM 46,363 Views 0 Comments

“Food is not served to residents in plastic bags,” a spokesperson for the International Protection Accommodation Service said.

# fsai - Monday 8 November, 2021

'Rodent droppings on pallets of crisps': Four closure orders on food businesses last month
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

'Rodent droppings on pallets of crisps': Four closure orders on food businesses last month

Nov 8th 2021, 3:35 PM 56,706 Views 16 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland confirmed the closure orders today.

# fsai - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

Halloween warning over dangers of cannabis jelly sweets
# Halloween Warning
# Halloween Warning

Halloween warning over dangers of cannabis jelly sweets

Oct 20th 2021, 12:46 PM 24,452 Views 41 Comments

This year, six children under the age of ten have been hospitalised after accidentally consuming jelly sweets containing cannabis

# fsai - Friday 8 October, 2021

Rat activity and mice droppings: four food businesses ordered to shut last month
# FSAI
# FSAI

Rat activity and mice droppings: four food businesses ordered to shut last month

Oct 8th 2021, 1:17 PM 65,600 Views 12 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland confirmed the closure orders today.

# fsai - Thursday 23 September, 2021

FSAI finds undeclared alcohol levels of up to 3.9% in some fermented drinks like kombucha
# Fermentation
# Fermentation

FSAI finds undeclared alcohol levels of up to 3.9% in some fermented drinks like kombucha

Sep 23rd 2021, 6:24 PM 26,014 Views 17 Comments

13% of beverages examined were found to have an alcohol content of more than 1.2%.

# fsai - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

FSAI recalls food supplements due to unsafe levels of THC
# Recall
# Recall

FSAI recalls food supplements due to unsafe levels of THC

Sep 15th 2021, 7:18 PM 27,402 Views 19 Comments

THC is the active ingredient in cannabis which gets users high.

# fsai - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

Filth, grime and a dead bird: Four food businesses were hit with closure orders last month
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Filth, grime and a dead bird: Four food businesses were hit with closure orders last month

Sep 8th 2021, 2:43 PM 46,149 Views 7 Comments

The orders remain in place for three of the businesses.

# fsai - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

Batches of Nestlé Milkybar and Nuii ice creams recalled over presence of unauthorised pesticide
# Recall
# Recall

Batches of Nestlé Milkybar and Nuii ice creams recalled over presence of unauthorised pesticide

Aug 11th 2021, 7:15 PM 24,550 Views 24 Comments

The FSAI announced the recall on its website this evening.

# fsai - Monday 9 August, 2021

Rodent droppings and fly infestation: 10 food businesses ordered to shut last month
# FSAI
# FSAI

Rodent droppings and fly infestation: 10 food businesses ordered to shut last month

Aug 9th 2021, 4:44 PM 79,726 Views 15 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland confirmed the closure orders today.

# fsai - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Plywood fixed to the ceiling, and live cockroaches: Three food businesses ordered to close last month
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Plywood fixed to the ceiling, and live cockroaches: Three food businesses ordered to close last month

Jul 8th 2021, 1:13 PM 56,003 Views 4 Comments

All three businesses have since had the closure orders lifted.

# fsai - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Dead rodents and a lack of cleaning: Three food businesses ordered to shut last month
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Dead rodents and a lack of cleaning: Three food businesses ordered to shut last month

Jun 8th 2021, 3:08 PM 36,814 Views 7 Comments

All three businesses had the closure orders lifted within a number of days.

# fsai - Monday 10 May, 2021

Rodent droppings and unregistered premises: Two food businesses ordered to shut last month
# Food Closures
# Food Closures

Rodent droppings and unregistered premises: Two food businesses ordered to shut last month

May 10th 2021, 1:22 PM 55,447 Views 8 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland confirmed the closure ordered today.

# fsai - Monday 26 April, 2021

Warning as teenager hospitalised after eating cannabis-infused sweets
# Cannabis Jellies
# Cannabis Jellies

Warning as teenager hospitalised after eating cannabis-infused sweets

Apr 26th 2021, 4:02 PM 44,994 Views 86 Comments

The Food Safety Authority issued the warning today.

# fsai - Monday 19 April, 2021

People over 65 told not to drink 'strong tea' with meals as part of new dietary advice
# Food For Thought
# Food For Thought

People over 65 told not to drink 'strong tea' with meals as part of new dietary advice

Apr 19th 2021, 2:52 PM 138,188 Views 41 Comments

New guidance has been issued by the FSAI.

# 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

Apr 8th 2021, 2:35 PM 33,155 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 42,524 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 11,300 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 30,654 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 89,244 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 233,821 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 247,247 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 160,346 Views 32 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 39,274 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 18,461 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 23,290 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 69,085 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 21,367 Views 35 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 14,874 Views 7 Comments

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

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