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# tesco - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Tesco recalls batch of chorizo slices over presence of listeria

Consumers are being warned not to eat the sausage product.

# tesco - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Aldi and Lidl remove all non-essential middle aisle products

Aldi said this decision was made after receiving further clarification from the government.

Tesco to create 450 full-time jobs across the country

The supermarket chain said it is also to create 700 temporary positions for the Christmas period and is already recruiting for these roles.

# tesco - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Two boys offered €10k compensation after drinking out-of-date milk from Tesco

The milk was bought from Tesco in Ashbourne on 29 December last, three days after the expiry date on the bottle.

# tesco - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Safety first, selection boxes second: What will Christmas week look like in Irish supermarkets this year?

Tesco Ireland’s chief operating officer has urged shoppers not to panic.

# tesco - Monday 21 September, 2020

Online grocery sales are booming but an 'increased sense of security' is driving us back into supermarkets

Online grocery sales grew by nearly 122% in August.

# tesco - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Court hears mothers were ‘moments from feeding infants baby food laced with blade fragments’

Nigel Wright, 45, denies planting the shards of metal in the baby food found in the Rochdale branch of Tesco.

# tesco - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Tesco said it is now prioritising the elderly and those most in need for online shopping

The firm said that the changes have already resulted in over 2,000 more deliveries for over 65 customers.

# tesco - Sunday 22 March, 2020

Supermarkets hiring hundreds of employees to meet Covid-19 demand

Tens of thousands of people have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus crisis.

# tesco - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Tesco 'apologises unreservedly' after customer in self-isolation has details leaked on WhatsApp

The Data Protection Commissioner will now investigate the alleged breach.

# tesco - Friday 10 January, 2020

Tesco recalls own branded pesto products over undeclared peanut content

The products may not be safe for anyone who has a peanut allergy.

# tesco - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Tesco halts production of Christmas cards at Chinese factory over alleged forced labour

A young girl reportedly received a batch of cards with a message from one of the workers.

# tesco - Monday 9 December, 2019

IFA staging blockade outside Tesco distribution centre in Dublin

The latest blockade is part of the ongoing farmer campaign for an increase in beef prices.

# tesco - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Two men arrested after double ATM is stolen from Tesco store

One man in his 20s and another in his 40s have been arrested.

# tesco - Monday 5 August, 2019

Tesco axes 4,500 supermarket jobs in the UK

Irish operations will not be affected by the cuts.

# tesco - Monday 29 July, 2019

Dunnes Stores comes out on top - just - as the most popular supermarket in Ireland

Dunnes has a market share lead of 0.2% over Tesco in the latest figures from Kantar.

# tesco - Monday 22 July, 2019

FSAI recalls four flavours of Tesco Finest Fruit Presse due to fermentation

All of the affected 750ml bottles are dated best before March 2020.

# tesco - Monday 1 July, 2019

Dunnes Stores is the most popular supermarket in Ireland

Meanwhile, Aldi enjoyed the largest jump in growth.

# tesco - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Tesco recalls own brand cheese over E.coli fears

The possible presence of Shiga toxin producing E.coli is the reason for the recall.

# tesco - Friday 22 February, 2019

Child who was in womb when mother collided with Tesco shopping trolley awarded €45k

The judge presiding over the case said it was a most unusual one to come before the courts.

# tesco - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Tesco drew down €3m from government fund to 'go green' with its lighting systems

The fund, which is used to help reduce emissions, has been repaid in total by Tesco Ireland.

# tesco - Monday 28 January, 2019

Tesco announces up to 9,000 job cuts in the UK under wide-scale restructuring plan

Jobs will be cut amid plans to shut fish, meat and cheese counters at some stores.

# tesco - Saturday 26 January, 2019

FactCheck: Are supermarkets required to accept plastic packaging, if you leave it at the checkout?

Supermarkets have pledged that they take extensive efforts at recycling, but do they have to accept if you want to leave them behind?

# tesco - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Tesco worker fired after removing bottle of wine worth less than €20 from store

Although the retail worker successfully sued the supermarket, the Labour Court found she contributed to her dismissal.

# tesco - Monday 31 December, 2018

Tesco worker 'sent home because of his beard' awarded €2.5k following Labour Court hearing

The man maintained he always kept his beard neat and tidy, and he should not have been suspended.

# tesco - Friday 21 December, 2018

Tesco 'extremely disappointed' as more workers go on strike today and tomorrow

Mandate Trade Union said employees have been left with no other option.

# tesco - Saturday 15 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge These ‘mam shops’ are jam-packed with absolute gems Not Your Mam's Shop

These ‘mam shops’ are jam-packed with absolute gems

We’ve had a change of heart.

# tesco - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Strikes to take place at two Tesco stores in lead up to Christmas

Workers at the stores will strike on three dates, and there is a possibility that the strike may spread.

# tesco - Thursday 22 November, 2018

An irate Lidl accuses rivals of 'planned and sustained campaign' to block it building new stores

Lidl said the majority of its planning applications are usually accepted anyway, but accused its rivals of seeking to delay the process.

# tesco - Monday 22 October, 2018

Dunnes Stores regains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars

Dunnes Stores accounted for 22.1% of the consumer spend in the latest period.

# tesco - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Tesco CEO warns it could stockpile food for Christmas time in UK if there's a no-deal Brexit

It was a good start to the year for Tesco, but Brexit looms large.

# tesco - Friday 28 September, 2018

Bags of unwashed spinach and mixed leaves recalled over presence of bug-causing bacteria

Consumers have been warned about the detection of Listeria monocytogenes bacteria in two batches of the leaves.

# tesco - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Farmers struggling to pay bills, call on retailers to increase price of milk

The IFA has said the low prices offered in some shops are “unsustainable”.

# tesco - Friday 14 September, 2018

Glanbia recalls batches of Avonmore soup over concerns they have been contaminated with plastic

Twelve batches of soup with two different ‘best before’ dates are affected.

# tesco - Monday 3 September, 2018

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.

# tesco - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Tesco has been reprimanded for suspending a worker after last year’s strike

The retailer sanctioned the sales assistant for posting about the dispute on Facebook.

# tesco - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Minister calls on supermarkets to reduce the use of non-recyclable plastic packaging for fruit and veg

Minister Denis Naughten is currently considering a range of environmental levies on single-use plastic products.

# tesco - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Tesco retakes top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars

Tesco is just 0.3% ahead of SuperValu, according to the latest Kantar Worldpanel figures.

# tesco - Monday 28 May, 2018

Tesco is opening a huge new store in Dublin today

The 60,000 sq ft store is in Liffey Valley in west Dublin.

# tesco - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Large live black beetle found in pre-washed bag of salad bought in Dublin Tesco

“How on earth could a live beetle that size get through a quality check, never mind a cleaning process.”

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