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#Food Safety

# food-safety - 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 25,841 Views 17 Comments

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

# food-safety - 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 45,790 Views 7 Comments

The orders remain in place for three of the businesses.

# food-safety - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

'Homeless people are scared and worried': Soup runs fear HSE inspection will force them to close
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

'Homeless people are scared and worried': Soup runs fear HSE inspection will force them to close

Jul 20th 2021, 3:10 PM 23,094 Views 43 Comments

Two volunteer soup runs received visits and letters from the HSE’s environmental health section in recent weeks.

# food-safety - 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 55,855 Views 4 Comments

All three businesses have since had the closure orders lifted.

# food-safety - 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 36,679 Views 7 Comments

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

# food-safety - 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 32,991 Views 2 Comments

A total of five enforcement orders were issued in March.

# food-safety - 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 42,421 Views 16 Comments

Two closure orders and two prohibitions were issued in February.

# food-safety - 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 30,595 Views 18 Comments

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

# food-safety - 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 160,272 Views 29 Comments

This compares to 125 enforcement orders being served in 2019.

# food-safety - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

How to cook a decent, stress-free turkey - without the food poisoning
# Gobble Gobble
# Gobble Gobble

How to cook a decent, stress-free turkey - without the food poisoning

Dec 23rd 2020, 8:00 PM 30,693 Views 12 Comments

Let’s try to take some of the stress out of it.

# food-safety - 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 23,262 Views 12 Comments

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
# FSAI
# FSAI

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

Nov 9th 2020, 1:19 PM 60,411 Views 0 Comments

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
# Christmas Turkey
# Christmas Turkey

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

Oct 22nd 2020, 11:45 AM 24,454 Views 31 Comments

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
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Dunnes Stores recalls chicken products over listeria fears

Sep 21st 2020, 12:59 PM 70,690 Views 22 Comments

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
# 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 39,501 Views 5 Comments

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
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

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

Aug 5th 2020, 10:30 PM 26,999 Views 18 Comments

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
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

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

Jun 8th 2020, 3:51 PM 47,999 Views 10 Comments

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
# 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 84,287 Views 15 Comments

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
# 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 29,248 Views 13 Comments

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
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

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

Feb 7th 2020, 5:30 PM 21,245 Views 15 Comments

Several Müller yoghurt products were recalled yesterday.

Müller yoghurts recalled over possible presence of metal pieces
# Yoghurt
# Yoghurt

Müller yoghurts recalled over possible presence of metal pieces

Feb 7th 2020, 7:47 AM 11,882 Views 5 Comments

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
# 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 170,940 Views 28 Comments

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
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

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

Dec 22nd 2019, 1:00 PM 32,780 Views 20 Comments

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

Sacla pestos recalled due to undeclared presence of peanuts
# Peanut Allergy
# Peanut Allergy

Sacla pestos recalled due to undeclared presence of peanuts

Dec 22nd 2019, 12:30 PM 10,125 Views 16 Comments

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
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

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

Oct 29th 2019, 12:20 PM 73,788 Views 15 Comments

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
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

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

Sep 9th 2019, 12:47 PM 55,232 Views 12 Comments

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
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

More types of bottled water have been recalled over arsenic levels

Aug 2nd 2019, 8:15 PM 206,727 Views 58 Comments

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
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Food Safety Authority recalls extra hot chilli powder over Salmonella fears

Jul 3rd 2019, 2:54 PM 16,135 Views 6 Comments

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
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

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

Jun 29th 2019, 11:29 AM 27,386 Views 38 Comments

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
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Tesco recalls own brand cheese over E.coli fears

May 1st 2019, 8:35 PM 13,329 Views 8 Comments

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'
# Recall
# Recall

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

Feb 21st 2019, 5:24 PM 31,225 Views 19 Comments

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
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

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

Feb 14th 2019, 10:52 PM 12,424 Views 3 Comments

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
# Food Closures
# Food Closures

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

Dec 10th 2018, 2:27 PM 97,841 Views 24 Comments

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

# food-safety - Thursday 22 November, 2018

'I went too far when I sucked the toes of the chicken,' admits Evra
# WTF?
From The42
# WTF?

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

Nov 22nd 2018, 5:37 PM 14,776 Views 27 Comments

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
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

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

Oct 8th 2018, 3:17 PM 74,398 Views 55 Comments

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
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Tesco organic almonds recalled due to presence of Salmonella

Sep 3rd 2018, 8:08 PM 11,056 Views 10 Comments

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

# food-safety - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

A foul smell in a chipping room, no staff toilet and rodent droppings on shelf - 15 food businesses hit with orders
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

A foul smell in a chipping room, no staff toilet and rodent droppings on shelf - 15 food businesses hit with orders

Aug 8th 2018, 11:45 AM 87,015 Views 48 Comments

The number was called “alarming”.

# food-safety - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Sausages recalled due to presence of Salmonella
# Newbridge Meats
# Newbridge Meats

Sausages recalled due to presence of Salmonella

Aug 2nd 2018, 2:52 PM 38,188 Views 13 Comments

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
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

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

Jul 3rd 2018, 7:02 PM 30,436 Views 13 Comments

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
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

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

May 2nd 2018, 7:23 PM 21,072 Views 41 Comments

Lidl said the products may contain nuts and sulphur dioxide.

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