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# hygiene - 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 32,994 Views 2 Comments

A total of five enforcement orders were issued in March.

# hygiene - 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.

# hygiene - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Here's where the dirtiest takeaways and restaurants were in Ireland last year
# FSAI
# FSAI

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

Jan 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 95,297 Views 33 Comments

There were 124 enforcement orders issued by the FSAI last year, an increase on the previous year.

# hygiene - Sunday 23 December, 2018

'No one would want to touch or eat faeces, but we do that by not washing our hands properly'
# Warning
# Warning

'No one would want to touch or eat faeces, but we do that by not washing our hands properly'

Dec 23rd 2018, 8:45 AM 14,174 Views 12 Comments

The HSE has warned people to “spread cheer, not illness” this Christmas.

# hygiene - Friday 8 June, 2018

'Dead mice and cockroach infestations': Eleven food businesses closed in May
# Rodents
# Rodents

'Dead mice and cockroach infestations': Eleven food businesses closed in May

Updated Jun 8th 2018, 2:43 PM 76,961 Views 31 Comments

May was the highest month so far this year for closure orders.

# hygiene - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Filthy premises and rodent infestations: Six food businesses closed in April
# Hygiene
# Hygiene

Filthy premises and rodent infestations: Six food businesses closed in April

May 8th 2018, 1:27 PM 85,817 Views 19 Comments

The businesses are located in Mayo, Kilkenny, Dublin, Louth and Clare.

# hygiene - Monday 6 February, 2017

A live insect, human nail and cigarette butt just some of the things found in food last year
# Complaints
# Complaints

A live insect, human nail and cigarette butt just some of the things found in food last year

Feb 6th 2017, 11:56 AM 16,500 Views 26 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland received over 3,200 complaints last year.

# hygiene - Monday 9 May, 2016

These five Dublin restaurants were closed over food safety concerns last month
# Closure Orders
# Closure Orders

These five Dublin restaurants were closed over food safety concerns last month

May 9th 2016, 5:23 PM 70,193 Views 44 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland have issued a total of 28 closure orders so far this year.

# hygiene - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Is it better to shower in the morning or at night?
# Chance Of Showers
From The Daily Edge
# Chance Of Showers

Is it better to shower in the morning or at night?

Sep 29th 2015, 2:05 PM 12,108 Views 12 Comments

An age old question.

# hygiene - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Have a new kid? 'Take them on public transport and roll them around on the floor'
# Immunity
# Immunity

Have a new kid? 'Take them on public transport and roll them around on the floor'

Aug 22nd 2015, 8:30 AM 20,305 Views 40 Comments

That’s what one geneticist thinks.

# hygiene - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Some Irish hospitals could stand to be a lot cleaner...
# INspections
# INspections

Some Irish hospitals could stand to be a lot cleaner...

Jul 28th 2015, 5:06 PM 9,661 Views 14 Comments

Health watchdog HIQA has released details of six unannounced inspections at hospitals around the country.

# hygiene - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Do astronauts shower while they're in space?
# Scrub Up
# Scrub Up

Do astronauts shower while they're in space?

Jun 7th 2015, 4:00 PM 17,182 Views 10 Comments

No, but they don’t stink. Here’s how.

# hygiene - Thursday 2 April, 2015

An Irish-made perfume smells better the more you sweat
# Sweaty Betty
# Sweaty Betty

An Irish-made perfume smells better the more you sweat

Apr 2nd 2015, 6:56 PM 9,092 Views 15 Comments

It releases more aroma when in contact with moisture.

# hygiene - Friday 20 March, 2015

Surprise hospital checks uncover dirty portable toilets and mattresses
# Yuck
# Yuck

Surprise hospital checks uncover dirty portable toilets and mattresses

Mar 20th 2015, 9:12 AM 9,342 Views 18 Comments

HIQA says all hospitals could do more to improve hand hygiene.

# hygiene - Monday 9 February, 2015

'Razor blade in minced meat' and 'cigarette in brack' among food complaints
# Appetising
# Appetising

'Razor blade in minced meat' and 'cigarette in brack' among food complaints

Feb 9th 2015, 1:59 PM 17,471 Views 12 Comments

This might put you off your lunch.

# hygiene - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Most of us plan to wash less, once water charges come in...
# Let's Get Dirty
# Let's Get Dirty

Most of us plan to wash less, once water charges come in...

Sep 7th 2014, 12:56 PM 17,390 Views 212 Comments

A company’s gone to the trouble of commissioning a poll….

# hygiene - Sunday 27 July, 2014

What can your nails tell you about your health?
# Nail Trouble
# Nail Trouble

What can your nails tell you about your health?

Jul 27th 2014, 4:00 PM 39,100 Views 19 Comments

More than you’d probably like to know.

# hygiene - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Here's how this bus could change homeless people's lives
# Lava Mae
# Lava Mae

Here's how this bus could change homeless people's lives

Jul 26th 2014, 10:15 AM 13,560 Views 15 Comments

There are over 3,500 people living on the streets in San Francisco.

# hygiene - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

China detains five over expired meat sold to McDonald's, KFC
# China
# China

China detains five over expired meat sold to McDonald's, KFC

Jul 23rd 2014, 10:05 AM 5,235 Views 8 Comments

US food supplier OSI is caught up in scandal involving out-of-date meat being mixed with fresh product or re-labelled.

# hygiene - Monday 20 January, 2014

SUSI restores grant funding for 39 dental nursing and hygiene students
# Student Grant
# Student Grant

SUSI restores grant funding for 39 dental nursing and hygiene students

Jan 20th 2014, 9:47 PM 6,616 Views 8 Comments

Questions had been raised about the eligibility of dental nursing and hygiene students at UCC and Trinity.

# hygiene - Friday 20 December, 2013

Surprise inspection of Holles St finds grime encrusted window sills and dusty incubator
# Hygiene
# Hygiene

Surprise inspection of Holles St finds grime encrusted window sills and dusty incubator

Dec 20th 2013, 10:09 AM 15,148 Views 58 Comments

The report from HIQA found that just 45 per cent of hand washing opportunities had been taken.

# hygiene - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Would this superbug make you wash your hands more often?
# Hygiene
# Hygiene

Would this superbug make you wash your hands more often?

Nov 14th 2013, 7:05 AM 9,554 Views 10 Comments

The bug was drawn for a HSE competition to raise awareness of microbes.

# hygiene - Monday 11 November, 2013

Twenty per cent of people don't wash their hands after using public toilets
# Ewww
# Ewww

Twenty per cent of people don't wash their hands after using public toilets

Nov 11th 2013, 2:17 PM 11,252 Views 83 Comments

A new survey reveals men are twice as bad as women and the hospitality sector is particularly bad.

# hygiene - Saturday 9 November, 2013

End of an era: slopping out to officially end in Mountjoy this month
# Crime And Punishment
# Crime And Punishment

End of an era: slopping out to officially end in Mountjoy this month

Nov 9th 2013, 5:00 PM 22,756 Views 89 Comments

Twelve per cent of prisoners are currently forced to ‘slop out’ but the Prison Service says things are gradually changing.

# hygiene - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Ennis Hospital the shining light in poor HIQA hygiene reports
# Clean
# Clean

Ennis Hospital the shining light in poor HIQA hygiene reports

Oct 17th 2013, 1:36 PM 6,175 Views 11 Comments

Four other hospitals, including the Mater and St. Vincent’s in Dublin, were found to have unclean environments that posed risks to patients.

Inspectors to revisit Nenagh Hospital after finding 'unclean environment'
# Spot Check
# Spot Check

Inspectors to revisit Nenagh Hospital after finding 'unclean environment'

Oct 17th 2013, 12:45 PM 3,400 Views 11 Comments

Improvements in cleanliness are needed at the Tipperary hospital, said health watchdog HIQA.

# hygiene - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Seven businesses handed closure orders over food safety
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Seven businesses handed closure orders over food safety

Oct 8th 2013, 3:15 PM 27,567 Views 23 Comments

Two restaurants in Dublin and two premises in Kerry are amongst the businesses affected.

# hygiene - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Patients at infection risk due to poor hand-hygiene
# HIQA
# HIQA

Patients at infection risk due to poor hand-hygiene

Sep 19th 2013, 2:45 PM 5,484 Views 20 Comments

HIQA has found that a number of hospitals, including St. James in Dublin, are falling below required hand-hygiene standards.

# hygiene - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Drugs fridge in unsecure area left unlocked at Beaumont Hospital
# Beaumont Hospital
# Beaumont Hospital

Drugs fridge in unsecure area left unlocked at Beaumont Hospital

Sep 4th 2013, 12:05 PM 8,347 Views 25 Comments

Hygiene issues identified during an assessment by HIQA may have presented a ‘serious risk’ to patients, a report also found.

# hygiene - Friday 16 August, 2013

# hygiene - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

This company wants to bring 'bum wipes' to your bathroom
# Number Two
From The Daily Edge
# Number Two

This company wants to bring 'bum wipes' to your bathroom

Jun 5th 2013, 6:47 PM 2,706 Views 10 Comments

Loo roll is “primitive”, apparently.

# hygiene - Friday 1 February, 2013

New 'non-sticky' chewing gum to hit Irish market
# Chewing Gum
# Chewing Gum

New 'non-sticky' chewing gum to hit Irish market

Feb 1st 2013, 8:52 PM 11,880 Views 29 Comments

Revolymer says its Rev7 gum is removable and degradable, and can be easily cleaned from streets or clothes.

# hygiene - Monday 3 December, 2012

Public warned over winter vomiting bug in St Vincent’s Hospital
# Winter Vomiting Bug
# Winter Vomiting Bug

Public warned over winter vomiting bug in St Vincent’s Hospital

Dec 3rd 2012, 4:52 PM 5,080 Views 2 Comments

Visiting restrictions are in place at the hospital in response to a “particularly virulent” form of the winter vomiting bug.

# hygiene - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

One third of doctors don't wash their hands between patients - report
# Hygiene
# Hygiene

One third of doctors don't wash their hands between patients - report

Nov 14th 2012, 1:17 PM 5,341 Views 20 Comments

An audit by the HSE shows the Mater private hospital in Dublin had the highest rate of compliance with hand hygiene.

# hygiene - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Fourfold increase in food safety enforcement orders in July
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Fourfold increase in food safety enforcement orders in July

Aug 8th 2012, 6:45 AM 6,969 Views 8 Comments

The Food Safety Authority said it will not hold back in taking action against businesses that fail to comply with food safety legislation.

# hygiene - Monday 30 July, 2012

The burning question*: Do you brush your teeth in the shower?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: Do you brush your teeth in the shower?

Jul 30th 2012, 12:00 PM 8,443 Views 30 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# hygiene - Monday 2 July, 2012

The burning question*: Do you wash your feet in the shower?
# Dilemma
From The Daily Edge
# Dilemma

The burning question*: Do you wash your feet in the shower?

Jul 2nd 2012, 12:34 PM 36,470 Views 54 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*no really)

# hygiene - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Seven enforcement orders issued by Food Safety Authority in May
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Seven enforcement orders issued by Food Safety Authority in May

Jun 7th 2012, 12:39 PM 6,278 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, the HSE prosecuted a Tesco Extra branch in Carton Park, Maynooth after customer complaints over chicken.

# hygiene - Monday 28 May, 2012

No flies on them: Chinese city bans flies from public toilets
# Swat
From The Daily Edge
# Swat

No flies on them: Chinese city bans flies from public toilets

May 28th 2012, 3:18 PM 7,158 Views 18 Comments

Meanwhile Beijing authorities have said two flies are allowed in the lavatories at any one time…

# hygiene - Friday 11 May, 2012

'Hygiene deficits' at nursing home where seven died from flu
# Nazareth House
# Nazareth House

'Hygiene deficits' at nursing home where seven died from flu

May 11th 2012, 2:01 PM 2,466 Views 3 Comments

A HIQA report also found that there were insufficient staff on duty to cope with the outbreak.

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