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# fsai - Friday 30 October, 2015

Possibly contaminated baby cereal to be removed from Irish shelves

The muesli is designed for infants older than 10 months.

# fsai - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

'Remember a few years ago we were told butter was bad for you?'

New guidelines could be issued for red meat consumption.

# fsai - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Artisan? Afraid not - McDonald's McMór has fallen foul of the Food Safety Authority

The chain’s new Irish ‘artisan’ burger can no longer be dubbed as such because it fails to meet regulatory requirements.

# fsai - Friday 21 August, 2015

Some dodgy mussels sold this week could have you on the loo for days

The FSAI are warning that they could lead to diarrhetic shellfish poisoning.

# fsai - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Another gluten-free product being removed from Irish shelves (yep, it contains gluten)

A product called ‘Original Superfood Mix’ has been found to contain gluten.

# fsai - Friday 14 August, 2015

# fsai - Thursday 6 August, 2015

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

17 food businesses around the country were.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Was your local takeaway closed over food safety breaches last month?

Closure orders were issued to seven businesses deemed to have breached food safety legislation.

# fsai - Friday 3 July, 2015

Warning of undeclared allergen in Lidl elderflower drink

All batches of the beverage contain sulphite and sulphur dioxide.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - Friday 22 May, 2015

Health food company recalls licorice root containing high level of toxin

The FSAI said it is unlikely people would be made sick by the product.

Reminder to be careful with frozen berries after three deaths in Swedish nursing home

An outbreak of norovirus in Sweden was linked to imported frozen berries.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - Friday 10 April, 2015

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

The restaurant in Roscommon was reopened after five days

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - Friday 6 March, 2015

Was your favourite takeaway shut down over food safety breaches last month?

Five closure orders were served last month by the FSAI.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Now Tesco has recalled one of its products because of nut worries

Got nut allergies? Here are the facts about the latest scares

# fsai - Monday 9 February, 2015

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

This might put you off your lunch.

# fsai - 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?

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Red Rock, Eddie Hobbs, and "Al" Shatter: The week in numbers

Plus: How many extra seconds will we be getting in June?

# fsai - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

No evidence 'deadly fake vodka' has arrived in Ireland but be careful what you buy

Vodka with dangerous chemicals has been found in the UK and an Irish watchdog has said people in this party season should be vigilant about where they get their alcohol.

# fsai - 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’.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Leo Varadkar really loves chicken wings

Speaking ahead of a food addiction conference earlier, The Health Minister confessed he’s not always as healthy as he’d like to be.

# fsai - Monday 3 November, 2014

Have food allergies? Life's going to get a little easier for you next month

New labelling laws covering loose food will be introduced next month.

# fsai - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Going foraging this autumn? Stay away from those wild mushrooms

So far this year, 18 people have been poisoned.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - Monday 8 September, 2014

Be careful with frozen berries or you could get hepatitis, warns food watchdog

Got imported frozen berries? Boil ‘em before you eat ‘em.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - Monday 14 July, 2014

Top chef says Ireland must not allow GM foods to be sold here

Kevin Thornton has warned that the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership could lead to the introduction of genetically-modified foods here. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland said that GM foods are safe to eat.

# fsai - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

More than half of you wash raw chicken and that's really dangerous

Your mammy might always have given it a rinse but it’s safer for you and the rest of your family if you don’t.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - 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?

# fsai - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Website for restaurants to calculate calories launched by Food Safety Authority

This information could appear on menus in all food outlets.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - 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.