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# FSAI

Last week
29th January 2023 - 4th February 2023
# food recall
Check the labels: More batches of raw chicken recalled over Salmonella risk
The recall was issued by the FSAI earlier today.
Last month
January 2023
# Food Safety
Batches of expired raw chicken products recalled due to possible presence of Salmonella
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland said the chicken potentially infected with Salmonella originated in Ireland.
# Food Safety
'Black mould' and 'haphazardly'-stored meat: Six closure orders against food businesses in December
There was a 31% increase in FSAI enforcement orders in 2022 compared to 2021.
Last year
2022
# Health
Rodent faeces and dead mice among reasons for seven food closure orders last month
Health issues included the presence of flies, rats and mice and the storage of food at unsafe temperatures.
# FSAI
Recall issued for further batch of Dunnes Stores southern fried chicken due to salmonella
A batch of Glenhaven chicken fillets is also being recalled.
# Cost of Living
Cost cited as most important factor for Irish consumers when buying food
The FSAI says it’s not surprising given the ‘current high cost of living climate and rising household bills’.
# Recall
Recall issued on batch of Dunnes Stores southern fried chicken over presence of salmonella
A batch of Glenilen Farm yoghurt is also being recalled due to the presence of listeria monocytogenes.
# Food Safety
Pests, dirt, dangerous chicken: Three food businesses issued closure orders last month
The FSAI detailed the reasons for the closures in individual reports.
# Closure Orders
Four food businesses issued closure orders last month
The FSAI detailed the reasons for the closures in individual reports.
# can't be haagen that
Four flavours of Haagen-Dazs ice cream recalled over pesticide contamination
The chemical 2-Chloroethanol, a reaction product of the potentially dangerous ethylene oxide, was found in certain batches.
# Recall
Three CBD and hemp oil products recalled over ‘unsafe’ levels of THC
THC is the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis.
# Closure Orders
Five restaurants and takeaways hit with closure orders last month
A Chinese and a pizza shop are among those to be shut.
# Food Safety
Recall issued on several Marks & Spencer chicken products over possible presence of salmonella
The chicken potentially infected with the dangerous bacteria originated in the UK.
# Closure Orders
Two food businesses issued closure orders last month
One outlet was not registered with the appropriate authorities, while the other was inappropriately cooking and cooling large volumes of food.
# Food Safety
Dead rodents and 'gnawed' potatoes: Seven food businesses were hit with closure orders last month
Several of the closure orders refer to significant rodent infestations.
# FSAI
More Kinder egg products recalled due to link with salmonella outbreak
The FSAI has urged people to check if they have products at home with the best before dates that are being recalled.
# FSAI
Food safety warning issued over reports of counterfeit Wonka bars being sold in Ireland
The FSAI has warned the counterfeit chocolate may be unsafe to eat.
# Formula
Food safety authority warns parents against giving rice milk to young children
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
Eight businesses ordered to close in February over food safety breaches
Orders were issued to businesses in Dublin, Galway, Limerick, Meath, Offaly and Tipperary.
# Food Safety
Juice can filled with beans and spider in a cocktail: FSAI handled 3,400 complaints last year
The majority of complaints from the public were over unfit food or poor hygiene standards, according to the FSAI.
# Food Safety
Dozens of cannabis-derived products recalled since 2021, with newer CBD items seen as 'problematic'
CBD oil and hemp whiskey are among products which have been recalled.
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
Five food businesses ordered to close in January over safety and hygiene breaches
The FSAI issued five closure orders and one prohibition order last month to businesses in Dublin, Meath, Wexford and Offaly.
# food closures
Rat droppings and overflowing toilets: FSAI enforcements rise in 2021, including two in December
The FSAI issued 59 enforcement orders in total last year.
All time
# FSAI Closures
Cockroach infestation and overflowing sewage: eight food businesses ordered to shut last month
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland confirmed the closure orders today.
# Salthill
Government body quashes claims that Direct Provision residents were served meals in plastic bag
“Food is not served to residents in plastic bags,” a spokesperson for the International Protection Accommodation Service said.
# Food Safety
'Rodent droppings on pallets of crisps': Four closure orders on food businesses last month
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland confirmed the closure orders today.
# halloween warning
Halloween warning over dangers of cannabis jelly sweets
This year, six children under the age of ten have been hospitalised after accidentally consuming jelly sweets containing cannabis
# FSAI
Rat activity and mice droppings: four food businesses ordered to shut last month
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland confirmed the closure orders today.
# fermentation
FSAI finds undeclared alcohol levels of up to 3.9% in some fermented drinks like kombucha
13% of beverages examined were found to have an alcohol content of more than 1.2%.
# Recall
FSAI recalls food supplements due to unsafe levels of THC
THC is the active ingredient in cannabis which gets users high.
# Food Safety
Filth, grime and a dead bird: Four food businesses were hit with closure orders last month
The orders remain in place for three of the businesses.
# Recall
Batches of Nestlé Milkybar and Nuii ice creams recalled over presence of unauthorised pesticide
The FSAI announced the recall on its website this evening.
# FSAI
Rodent droppings and fly infestation: 10 food businesses ordered to shut last month
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland confirmed the closure orders today.
# Food Safety
Plywood fixed to the ceiling, and live cockroaches: Three food businesses ordered to close last month
All three businesses have since had the closure orders lifted.
# Food Safety
Dead rodents and a lack of cleaning: Three food businesses ordered to shut last month
All three businesses had the closure orders lifted within a number of days.
# food closures
Rodent droppings and unregistered premises: Two food businesses ordered to shut last month
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland confirmed the closure ordered today.
# cannabis jellies
Warning as teenager hospitalised after eating cannabis-infused sweets
The Food Safety Authority issued the warning today.
# food for thought
People over 65 told not to drink 'strong tea' with meals as part of new dietary advice
New guidance has been issued by the FSAI.
# Food Safety
Cat litter, ashtrays and filthiness: Three food businesses ordered to shut last month
A total of five enforcement orders were issued in March.
# Food Safety
Rodent droppings and raw chicken: Two food businesses ordered to shut last month
Two closure orders and two prohibitions were issued in February.