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# Food Safety

This month
May 2024
Musashi on Capel Street and celebrity chef restaurant among 21 food businesses issued with closure orders last month
This year
2024
A shard of glass in a loaf of bread (and other lunchtime horrors): 2023's food safety complaints
Dunnes managers warned of responsibilities under new baby formula policy, after baby fell ill
Investigation into sale of expired formula in Dunnes Stores after complaint that baby fell ill
Dunnes Stores commenced a nationwide date check of all products in its stores last Monday.
Rodent droppings and no hand washing: Three food business closure orders served in January
Cockroaches, flies on raw meat, and duck blood run off: Four food businesses closed in December
Last year
2023
Irish watchdog recalls Tesco Finest stuffing as it may contain moths
Inspection of Meath pizza takeaway found evidence of people living in food prep area
Mouldy milkshakes and waste water in kitchens: Four food businesses closed in October
Mould, cockroaches and rat droppings among reasons why FSAI closed some food businesses
Black mould, cockroaches, foul odours: Seven closure orders served on food businesses in July
Dirt, cobwebs and lack of hot water: Three food businesses issued with closure orders last month
Dead rats and cockroach infestations: Eleven food businesses faced closure orders last month
Live maggots in chicken and a false nail in chips: Complaints handled by FSAI increase by 19%
Nine food businesses told to close last month for breaches of food safety laws
Batches of expired raw chicken products recalled due to possible presence of Salmonella
'Black mould' and 'haphazardly'-stored meat: Six closure orders against food businesses in December
All time
'Contaminated' spinach causes hallucinations and delirium in Australia
Live rodents, unsafe temperatures and rusty utensils among reasons for latest food closures
Poll: Do you batch cook your meals?
Rodent faeces and dead mice among reasons for seven food closure orders last month
Cost cited as most important factor for Irish consumers when buying food
Pests, dirt, dangerous chicken: Three food businesses issued closure orders last month
Four food businesses issued closure orders last month
Three CBD and hemp oil products recalled over ‘unsafe’ levels of THC
Pat the Baker and Irish Pride breadcrumbs recalled by FSAI
Live rodents and dead insects: Seven food businesses issued closure orders last month
Nearly 3,000 thoroughbred horses slaughtered for meat in Ireland since 2020
Recall issued on several Marks & Spencer chicken products over possible presence of salmonella
Two food businesses issued closure orders last month
Dead rodents and 'gnawed' potatoes: Seven food businesses were hit with closure orders last month
Additional Kinder chocolate products recalled over link to salmonella outbreak
Food safety warning issued over reports of counterfeit Wonka bars being sold in Ireland
Food safety authority warns parents against giving rice milk to young children
Eight businesses ordered to close in February over food safety breaches
Juice can filled with beans and spider in a cocktail: FSAI handled 3,400 complaints last year
Dozens of cannabis-derived products recalled since 2021, with newer CBD items seen as 'problematic'
Five food businesses ordered to close in January over safety and hygiene breaches
'Rodent droppings on pallets of crisps': Four closure orders on food businesses last month
FSAI finds undeclared alcohol levels of up to 3.9% in some fermented drinks like kombucha