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#Food Safety

# food-safety - Sunday 15 May, 2022

Nearly 3,000 thoroughbred horses slaughtered for meat in Ireland since 2020
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

Nearly 3,000 thoroughbred horses slaughtered for meat in Ireland since 2020

Sun 11:38 AM 44,879 Views 51 Comments

Some 305 such horses have been slaughtered to date this year.

# food-safety - 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 23,549 Views 6 Comments

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

# food-safety - 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 42,343 Views 0 Comments

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

# food-safety - 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 47,661 Views 12 Comments

Several of the closure orders refer to significant rodent infestations.

# food-safety - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

Additional Kinder chocolate products recalled over link to salmonella outbreak
# Salmonella Outbreak
# Salmonella Outbreak

Additional Kinder chocolate products recalled over link to salmonella outbreak

Apr 6th 2022, 9:29 PM 18,911 Views 8 Comments

The recall now takes into account all Kinder Surprise eggs with a best before date up to 7 October 2022.

# food-safety - 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 20,243 Views 14 Comments

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

# food-safety - 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 29,475 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.

# food-safety - 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 42,978 Views 0 Comments

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

# food-safety - 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.

# food-safety - 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 32,054 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.

# food-safety - 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 43,147 Views 0 Comments

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

# food-safety - 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 56,703 Views 17 Comments

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

# 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 26,012 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 46,146 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 23,196 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 56,003 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 36,814 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 33,152 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 42,523 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 30,654 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 160,346 Views 32 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 30,785 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 23,289 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 60,520 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 24,471 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 70,757 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 39,516 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 27,012 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 48,019 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 84,357 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 29,267 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 21,394 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 11,892 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 171,072 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 32,864 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 10,140 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 73,814 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 55,272 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 206,895 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 16,143 Views 6 Comments

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

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