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Mart cafe among premises receiving closure orders in May

Mart cafe among premises receiving closure orders in May

A cafe premises at a livestock mart in Co. Donegal was one of seven food business to receive closure orders...

June 9, 2022

FSAI report: Meat-processing establishment ‘misdescribed beef as lamb’

FSAI report: Meat-processing establishment ‘misdescribed beef as lamb’

A meat-cutting and processing establishment “misdescribed beef as lamb” in one instance, and the same establishment misdescribed non-Halal beef as...

June 7, 2022

Butchers and slaughterhouses audited for meat labelling and traceability standards – FSAI

Butchers and slaughterhouses audited for meat labelling and traceability standards – FSAI

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) uncovered non-compliance in several food businesses during an audit of meat labelling and...

May 31, 2022

Survey highlights importance of labelling and cooking frozen fruit and veg

Survey highlights importance of labelling and cooking frozen fruit and veg

A national microbiological survey, undertaken by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) and Safefood, has highlighted the potential low-level...

May 5, 2022

FSAI: Kinder products recalled due to Salmonella outbreak

FSAI: Kinder products recalled due to Salmonella outbreak

Ferrero has extended its recall of Kinder Surprise chocolate products due to an outbreak of Salmonella, according to the Food...

April 6, 2022

FSAI introduces short-term flexibility of food-labelling requirements

FSAI introduces short-term flexibility of food-labelling requirements

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has provided guidance for food business operators including the flexibility of food-labelling requirements...

March 29, 2022

‘Metal screw found in spareribs’ – FSAI receives more than 3,000 complaints

‘Metal screw found in spareribs’ – FSAI receives more than 3,000 complaints

Foreign-body contamination of food was frequently reported in 2021, according to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI), which has...

March 2, 2022

Recall notice issued for US infant formula products over bacteria concerns

Recall notice issued for US infant formula products over bacteria concerns

A recall notice has been issued for specific batches of US infant formula products due to the possible presence of...

February 23, 2022

‘Four boxes of chuck beef with no labelling’ – six enforcement orders served on businesses

‘Four boxes of chuck beef with no labelling’ – six enforcement orders served on businesses

A build-up of food debris; rodent droppings observed under shelving; and no labelling of animal-origin foodstuffs were just some of...

February 9, 2022

FSAI: 59 enforcement orders on food businesses last year

FSAI: 59 enforcement orders on food businesses last year

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has said that 59 enforcement orders were served on food businesses in 2021....

January 11, 2022

Chicken-liver paté recall due to wrong use-by date

Chicken-liver paté recall due to wrong use-by date

A recall notice has been issued in relation to a mislabelled use-by date on a chicken-liver pâté made by a...

January 10, 2022

91% of plant-based fermented drinks make ‘unauthorised health claims’

91% of plant-based fermented drinks make ‘unauthorised health claims’

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has recently published new guidance in light of a survey carried out on...

September 28, 2021

Halal meat audits ‘satisfactory’ despite number of breaches

Halal meat audits ‘satisfactory’ despite number of breaches

Despite a number of legislative breaches, an audit aimed at substantiating halal food claims made by businesses were found to...

September 13, 2021

FSAI served 5 enforcement orders on businesses last month

FSAI served 5 enforcement orders on businesses last month

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) served four closure orders and one prohibition order on food businesses during August,...

September 8, 2021

Product recall and allergen alert – FSAI

Product recall and allergen alert – FSAI

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has recalled batches of a pork-scratching product, and has issued a food-allergen alert...

August 25, 2021

FSAI issues several recalls due to unauthorised pesticide

FSAI issues several recalls due to unauthorised pesticide

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has issued several recall orders for various food products in recent days due...

August 17, 2021

Consumers advised not to eat recalled artisan cheese due to Listeria risk

Consumers advised not to eat recalled artisan cheese due to Listeria risk

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has issued a recall notice of cheese products due to the possible presence...

July 26, 2021

FSAI issues recall of all dairy products from unapproved firm

FSAI issues recall of all dairy products from unapproved firm

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has issued a “further recall” of all products produced by the Irish firm...

June 18, 2021