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# Food Safety

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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
CO OP bags of kale recalled due to possible presence of thistle
The bags may contain the prickly thistle plant.
# Food Safety
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
'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
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
Yoghurt recall over possible presence of metal pieces extended to Lidl products
Several Müller yoghurt products were recalled yesterday.
# Yoghurt
Müller yoghurts recalled over possible presence of metal pieces
Several products from the company have been recalled.
# Food Safety
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.
# Careful Now
'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.
# peanut allergy
Sacla pestos recalled due to undeclared presence of peanuts
The products have been recalled by the FSAI.
# Food Safety
Houmous sold in Aldi and Lidl recalled due to presence of Salmonella
Consumers are being told not to consume the affected batches.
# Food Safety
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
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
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
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
Tesco recalls own brand cheese over E.coli fears
The possible presence of Shiga toxin producing E.coli is the reason for the recall.
# Recall
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
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 closures
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.
# WTF?
'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
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
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
A foul smell in a chipping room, no staff toilet and rodent droppings on shelf - 15 food businesses hit with orders
The number was called “alarming”.
# Newbridge Meats
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.
# Careful Now
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
Lidl recalls dried fruit products as labels were not printed in English
Lidl said the products may contain nuts and sulphur dioxide.
# Food Safety
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.
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.
# don't eat that
Potato salad recalled after listeria detected
Listeria can cause diarrhoea, fever, headache and muscle pain in a very short period.
# Food Safety
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
Quorn tikka masala recalled due to presence of rubber pieces
Notices will be displayed in stores that sold the batches.
# acting the maggot
Chewing gum in wraps, a tooth in a takeaway and maggots in mashed potato - over nine food complaints a day in 2017
Over a third of those relate to unfit food.
# Rats Out
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.
# Galaxy
Batch of Galaxy bars and Maltesers recalled over salmonella fears
The batch was accidentally placed on the market.
# Research
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
'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.
# Brie de Meaux
Sheridans recalls cheese batch due to listeria detection
The Food Safety Authority issued the alert this afternoon.
# Food Safety
Little Milk Company cheese recalled over Listeria fears
The batch was sold in different forms with different best before dates.
# Product Recall
Tesco recalls batch of Creamy Leek and Bacon Cooking Sauce over 'undeclared egg'
The affected batch may be unsafe for people who are allergic to eggs.
# Insecticide
Row erupts between 3 European countries over how long they knew about the egg problem
They’ve been warned to stop “blaming and shaming” each other.