Food Safety Authority of Ireland

FSAI: Butcher among 10 closure orders served in July

FSAI: Butcher among 10 closure orders served in July

A butcher shop in Co. Laois was listed among 10 closure orders – and 11 enforcement orders overall – served...

August 9, 2021

2 closure orders served on food businesses in April

2 closure orders served on food businesses in April

Two closure orders were served on food businesses during the month of April for breaches of food safety legislation, the...

May 10, 2021

Free food safety training webinar to be held next week

Free food safety training webinar to be held next week

A free food safety training webinar is set to take place online next week, the Food Safety Authority of Ireland...

May 5, 2021

Meat sent for destruction following discovery of deer processing business

Meat sent for destruction following discovery of deer processing business

A multi-authority investigation recently uncovered an illegal deer processing business – leading to all meat on site being sent for...

January 22, 2021

FSAI: Moth in cream and snail in chicken among 3,460 food complaints in 2019

FSAI: Moth in cream and snail in chicken among 3,460 food complaints in 2019

Over 3,460 consumer complaints were handled by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland’s (FSAI’s) Advice Line in 2019, with over...

February 24, 2020

Cheese products recalled due to milk from TB-positive cows

Cheese products recalled due to milk from TB-positive cows

Corleggy Cheese is recalling its Cavanbert and Drumlin raw cows’ milk cheeses that were made with milk from a herd...

February 14, 2019

Mart restaurant among 14 closure orders issued in November

Mart restaurant among 14 closure orders issued in November

A mart restaurant has been listed among 14 food businesses to be served with an enforcement order by the Food...

December 10, 2018

Meat products recalled due to labelling issues

Meat products recalled due to labelling issues

Dunnes Stores is recalling a batch of its slow roasted turkey slices due to labelling issues, according to the Food...

October 17, 2018

Food safety body says Ireland must be ready to deal with any food crisis

Food safety body says Ireland must be ready to deal with any food crisis

Ireland needs to build capacity and capability to allow the country to react and deal effectively with any national or international food incident...

August 3, 2016

Cows die from lead poisoning on Cork dairy farm

Cows die from lead poisoning on Cork dairy farm

Several cows have died on a dairy farm in Cork from what is believed to be lead poisoning. The incident...

February 17, 2016

96 food businesses shut down last year after 48,000 inspections

96 food businesses shut down last year after 48,000 inspections

Some 96 closure orders were served to food businesses in Ireland by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) last...

August 18, 2015

Premium price and risk of illness doesn’t sour the taste for raw milk

Premium price and risk of illness doesn’t sour the taste for raw milk

The sale of raw, or unpasteurised milk, was banned in Ireland in 1996. However, 10 years later it was overturned...

May 2, 2015

Raw milk found to contain harmful bacteria – Food Safety Authority

Raw milk found to contain harmful bacteria – Food Safety Authority

Raw milk can contain harmful bacteria and therefore, the consumption of raw (unpasteurised) milk increases the risk of developing foodborne...

March 10, 2015

Risks associated with drinking raw milk confirmed at European level – FSAI

Risks associated with drinking raw milk confirmed at European level – FSAI

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSA) has reiterated its warning that drinking raw milk is dangerous and has recommended...

January 13, 2015

New Chief Executive for the Food Safety Authority of Ireland

New Chief Executive for the Food Safety Authority of Ireland

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has announced that Dr Pamela Byrne has been appointed Chief Executive and will...

December 16, 2014

Campylobacter contamination of chicken an issue for Ireland too, says FSAI

Campylobacter contamination of chicken an issue for Ireland too, says FSAI

With recent UK survey showing some 70% of supermarket chicken has tested positive for campylobacter, the Food Safety Authority of...

November 28, 2014