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# fsai - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

Halloween warning over dangers of cannabis jelly sweets
# Halloween Warning
# Halloween Warning

Halloween warning over dangers of cannabis jelly sweets

Wed 12:46 PM 23,752 Views 43 Comments

This year, six children under the age of ten have been hospitalised after accidentally consuming jelly sweets containing cannabis

# fsai - Friday 8 October, 2021

Rat activity and mice droppings: four food businesses ordered to shut last month
# FSAI
# FSAI

Rat activity and mice droppings: four food businesses ordered to shut last month

Oct 8th 2021, 1:17 PM 65,088 Views 12 Comments

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

# fsai - 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 25,839 Views 17 Comments

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

# fsai - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

FSAI recalls food supplements due to unsafe levels of THC
# Recall
# Recall

FSAI recalls food supplements due to unsafe levels of THC

Sep 15th 2021, 7:18 PM 27,299 Views 19 Comments

THC is the active ingredient in cannabis which gets users high.

# fsai - 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 45,784 Views 7 Comments

The orders remain in place for three of the businesses.

# fsai - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

Batches of Nestlé Milkybar and Nuii ice creams recalled over presence of unauthorised pesticide
# Recall
# Recall

Batches of Nestlé Milkybar and Nuii ice creams recalled over presence of unauthorised pesticide

Aug 11th 2021, 7:15 PM 24,383 Views 24 Comments

The FSAI announced the recall on its website this evening.

# fsai - Monday 9 August, 2021

Rodent droppings and fly infestation: 10 food businesses ordered to shut last month
# FSAI
# FSAI

Rodent droppings and fly infestation: 10 food businesses ordered to shut last month

Aug 9th 2021, 4:44 PM 79,369 Views 15 Comments

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

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - Monday 10 May, 2021

Rodent droppings and unregistered premises: Two food businesses ordered to shut last month
# Food Closures
# Food Closures

Rodent droppings and unregistered premises: Two food businesses ordered to shut last month

May 10th 2021, 1:22 PM 55,355 Views 8 Comments

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

# fsai - Monday 26 April, 2021

Warning as teenager hospitalised after eating cannabis-infused sweets
# Cannabis Jellies
# Cannabis Jellies

Warning as teenager hospitalised after eating cannabis-infused sweets

Apr 26th 2021, 4:02 PM 44,742 Views 86 Comments

The Food Safety Authority issued the warning today.

# fsai - Monday 19 April, 2021

People over 65 told not to drink 'strong tea' with meals as part of new dietary advice
# Food For Thought
# Food For Thought

People over 65 told not to drink 'strong tea' with meals as part of new dietary advice

Apr 19th 2021, 2:52 PM 137,837 Views 41 Comments

New guidance has been issued by the FSAI.

# fsai - 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 32,988 Views 2 Comments

A total of five enforcement orders were issued in March.

# fsai - 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 42,418 Views 16 Comments

Two closure orders and two prohibitions were issued in February.

# fsai - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Number of unregistered food businesses investigated last year more than double 2019 figures
# FSAI
# FSAI

Number of unregistered food businesses investigated last year more than double 2019 figures

Mar 2nd 2021, 3:05 PM 11,273 Views 2 Comments

The FSAI said many unregistered businesses use social media platforms like Facebook to advertise their products.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - Monday 8 February, 2021

Two food businesses ordered to close in January, including one selling dangerous weight loss product
# Dnp
# Dnp

Two food businesses ordered to close in January, including one selling dangerous weight loss product

Feb 8th 2021, 8:33 PM 89,166 Views 12 Comments

One website ‘FatBurney.com’ was selling a “highly toxic” product and implying it could be used for weight loss.

# fsai - Monday 18 January, 2021

Here's where the dirtiest restaurants and takeaways were in Ireland in 2020
# Food Safety Authority
# Food Safety Authority

Here's where the dirtiest restaurants and takeaways were in Ireland in 2020

Jan 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 233,634 Views 31 Comments

The FSAI issued less than half of the enforcement orders last year that it issued in 2019.

# fsai - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Four Monster Energy drinks being withdrawn from sale due to high levels of propylene glycol
# Monster Energy
# Monster Energy

Four Monster Energy drinks being withdrawn from sale due to high levels of propylene glycol

Jan 12th 2021, 1:05 PM 227,888 Views 87 Comments

Propylene glycol is a synthetic food additive.

# fsai - 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 160,271 Views 29 Comments

This compares to 125 enforcement orders being served in 2019.

# fsai - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Batches of Cully and Sully soup recalled due to possible presence of plastic packaging

Batches of Cully and Sully soup recalled due to possible presence of plastic packaging

Jan 7th 2021, 6:00 PM 39,192 Views 35 Comments

Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores supplied with the implicated batches.

# fsai - Friday 18 December, 2020

Batches of Linwoods milled seeds packs recalled due to presence of pesticide
# FSAI
# FSAI

Batches of Linwoods milled seeds packs recalled due to presence of pesticide

Dec 18th 2020, 7:29 PM 18,445 Views 1 Comment

There is no immediate health risk, but there could be health issues if

# fsai - 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 23,261 Views 12 Comments

Consumers are being warned not to eat the sausage product.

# fsai - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Happy Pear seed cookies and cookie bites recalled due to presence of pesticide
# Food Warning
# Food Warning

Happy Pear seed cookies and cookie bites recalled due to presence of pesticide

Nov 12th 2020, 6:26 PM 68,995 Views 45 Comments

The products are potentially unsafe due to the presence of ethylene oxide.

Complimentary cans of new non-alcoholic Guinness recalled here 'due to the possible presence of mould'
# Guinness 0.0
# Guinness 0.0

Complimentary cans of new non-alcoholic Guinness recalled here 'due to the possible presence of mould'

Nov 12th 2020, 3:49 PM 21,343 Views 33 Comments

The FSAI said that the implicated batches have not been sold directly to consumers in Ireland.

# fsai - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Chocolate-covered coffee beans recalled due to possible undeclared almonds
# FSAI
# FSAI

Chocolate-covered coffee beans recalled due to possible undeclared almonds

Nov 11th 2020, 12:59 PM 14,869 Views 7 Comments

‘Truffle Fairy Chocolate Coffee Beans’ sold between 15 September and 6 November are being recalled.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - Friday 23 October, 2020

Numerous batches of cakes sold in Lidl recalled due to potential presence of metal pieces
# Recall
# Recall

Numerous batches of cakes sold in Lidl recalled due to potential presence of metal pieces

Oct 23rd 2020, 10:00 PM 116,402 Views 13 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland announced the recalls today.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Batches of White Mausu sauce recalled by FSAI due to presence of pesticide
# Recall
# Recall

Batches of White Mausu sauce recalled by FSAI due to presence of pesticide

Oct 21st 2020, 1:29 PM 24,030 Views 6 Comments

240g jars of the brand’s Cashew Crunch sauce are potentially unsafe.

# fsai - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Certain batches of milk sold in Aldi, Spar and Mace being recalled due to bacteria presence
# Recall
# Recall

Certain batches of milk sold in Aldi, Spar and Mace being recalled due to bacteria presence

Oct 15th 2020, 9:15 PM 56,455 Views 28 Comments

Retailers are requested to remove the implicated batches from sale.

# fsai - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Closure orders served on burrito bar and Chinese takeaway in September
# Closed
# Closed

Closure orders served on burrito bar and Chinese takeaway in September

Oct 8th 2020, 1:30 PM 51,834 Views 15 Comments

The businesses were found to have breached food safety legislation.

# fsai - Monday 28 September, 2020

Food safety organisation warns that many products labelled as vegan can have traces of animal products
# Warning
# Warning

Food safety organisation warns that many products labelled as vegan can have traces of animal products

Sep 28th 2020, 12:34 PM 19,936 Views 67 Comments

Doctors warned of the potential health risks.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - Monday 10 August, 2020

Teddy's Ice Cream stand on Dún Laoghaire pier ordered to close storage unit after rodent droppings found
# FSAI
# FSAI

Teddy's Ice Cream stand on Dún Laoghaire pier ordered to close storage unit after rodent droppings found

Aug 10th 2020, 3:06 PM 52,821 Views 24 Comments

Teddy’s Ice Cream was one of five businesses issued with closure orders by the FSAI during July.

# fsai - 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.

# fsai - Monday 27 July, 2020

Uncle Ben's recalls batches of microwave rice due to possible presence of glass
# Uncle Ben's
# Uncle Ben's

Uncle Ben's recalls batches of microwave rice due to possible presence of glass

Jul 27th 2020, 3:20 PM 22,365 Views 18 Comments

A number of batches of brown basmati rice pouches are being recalled.

# fsai - Thursday 18 June, 2020

FSAI issues guidance on gin production following concerns that 'fake gin' is being sold

FSAI issues guidance on gin production following concerns that 'fake gin' is being sold

Jun 18th 2020, 2:33 PM 13,044 Views 4 Comments

There are around 50 different gin brands produced in Ireland, according to the FSAI.

# fsai - 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.

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