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#Food Safety

# food-safety - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Tesco recalls batch of chorizo slices over presence of listeria

Consumers are being warned not to eat the sausage product.

# food-safety - Monday 9 November, 2020

Food inspectors issue closure notices to three sushi restaurants operating from bedroom of Dublin house

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

# food-safety - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Dispute could mean 100,000 fewer turkeys available for Christmas dinners this year

The Irish Farmers Journal has said the dispute centres on who pays and manages the work of veterinarians who certify local abattoirs.

# food-safety - Monday 21 September, 2020

Dunnes Stores recalls chicken products over listeria fears

Two chicken products may contain the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes.

# food-safety - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Dead insects and no hot water at basins: One food business was ordered to close in August

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

# food-safety - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

CO OP bags of kale recalled due to possible presence of thistle

The bags may contain the prickly thistle plant.

# food-safety - Monday 8 June, 2020

Food inspectors discover unregistered business operating out of domestic dwelling in Co Westmeath

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

# food-safety - Monday 9 March, 2020

'Significant' rodent activity and unidentifiable raw meats: Four food businesses ordered to shut last month

Four closure orders and two prohibitions were issued last month.

# food-safety - 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

The FSAI received almost 3,500 complaints in 2019.

# food-safety - Friday 7 February, 2020

Yoghurt recall over possible presence of metal pieces extended to Lidl products

Several Müller yoghurt products were recalled yesterday.

Müller yoghurts recalled over possible presence of metal pieces

Several products from the company have been recalled.

# food-safety - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Restaurant forced to close after pool of blood discovered in storage unit during safety inspection

Six food businesses were closed by the FSAI last month.

# food-safety - Sunday 22 December, 2019

'Don’t wash the turkey' and other important tips to prevent making your loved ones ill this Christmas

Safefood said for 25% of people, this will be their first time cooking Christmas dinner.

Sacla pestos recalled due to undeclared presence of peanuts

The products have been recalled by the FSAI.

# food-safety - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Houmous sold in Aldi and Lidl recalled due to presence of Salmonella

Consumers are being told not to consume the affected batches.

# food-safety - Monday 9 September, 2019

Rodent droppings and arsenic in water: Six food businesses received closure orders in August

Businesses in Cork, Dublin, Galway, Kilkenny ad Monaghan were affected.

# food-safety - Friday 2 August, 2019

More types of bottled water have been recalled over arsenic levels

Own-brand water from Dunnes, Lidl, Londis, Mace and Spar has been recalled.

# food-safety - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Food Safety Authority recalls extra hot chilli powder over Salmonella fears

The origin of the products is India, according to an FSAI safety notice.

# food-safety - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Denny recalls batch of black pudding as it may contain pieces of plastic

Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores.

# food-safety - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Tesco recalls own brand cheese over E.coli fears

The possible presence of Shiga toxin producing E.coli is the reason for the recall.

# food-safety - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Recall of SuperValu and Centra bottled water due to 'off odour and taste'

All batches of the five litre bottles of Still Irish Water are affected.

# food-safety - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Corleggy Cheese recalls Cavanbert and Drumlin raw cow's milk cheeses over TB fears

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) said that no other Corleggy Cheese products are implicated.

# food-safety - Monday 10 December, 2018

Cockroaches and gnaw marks on a loaf of bread: 13 Irish food businesses closed by FSAI in November

13 closure orders and one prohibition order were served against businesses last month.

# food-safety - Thursday 22 November, 2018

From The42 'I went too far when I sucked the toes of the chicken,' admits Evra WTF? This post contains videos

'I went too far when I sucked the toes of the chicken,' admits Evra

The Frenchman posted a bizarre video caressing raw poultry for Thanksgiving.

# food-safety - Monday 8 October, 2018

Live rat in drain and insects in baking dough: FSAI closed 8 food businesses in September

Inspectors observed a live rat coming out of a drain during one of these inspections.

# food-safety - Monday 3 September, 2018

Tesco organic almonds recalled due to presence of Salmonella

A range of Tullyard Farm meat products are also being recalled due to processing in an unapproved facility.

# food-safety - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

# food-safety - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Sausages recalled due to presence of Salmonella

People who have bought the affected items should dispose of them or return them to the place of purchase.

# food-safety - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Public warned to take extra care with food after 96 cases of E.coli infection in ten days

The number of cases is over three times as high as this time last year.

# food-safety - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Lidl recalls dried fruit products as labels were not printed in English

Lidl said the products may contain nuts and sulphur dioxide.

# food-safety - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Camembert cheese recalled from Avoca stores due to possible presence of E. coli

The cheese is being recalled because of the possible presence of E. coli.

# food-safety - Monday 9 April, 2018

Louth crèche closed over rodent infestation in baby room and nappy changing area

Dead cockroaches and fresh rat droppings were some of the other reasons for closure orders issued to businesses in Dublin and Louth.

# food-safety - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Potato salad recalled after listeria detected

Listeria can cause diarrhoea, fever, headache and muscle pain in a very short period.

# food-safety - Friday 23 February, 2018

Lidl recalls batches of chocolate eggs, Ikea recalls marshmallows

Ikea are recalling packets of marshmallows because mice were found at the product’s production site.

# food-safety - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Quorn tikka masala recalled due to presence of rubber pieces

Notices will be displayed in stores that sold the batches.

# food-safety - Monday 5 February, 2018

Ireland's not affected by dead rat claim that forced Aldi to remove 38,000 packs of frozen veg

Aldi has offered the woman involved £500 compensation.

# food-safety - Monday 22 January, 2018

Batch of Galaxy bars and Maltesers recalled over salmonella fears

The batch was accidentally placed on the market.

# food-safety - Monday 18 December, 2017

Your Christmas turkey could be chemical-filled if UK agrees on post-Brexit trade deal

Researchers found US poultry – washed in up to four chemical disinfectants – does not meet EU safety standards.

# food-safety - Thursday 7 December, 2017

'There was prolific evidence of rodent droppings': Three food outlets closed in November

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland served closure orders on three outlets affected by rodent infestation.

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