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FSAI finds undeclared alcohol levels of up to 3.9% in some fermented drinks like kombucha
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FSAI finds undeclared alcohol levels of up to 3.9% in some fermented drinks like kombucha

Thu 6:24 PM 24,584 Views 17 Comments

13% of beverages examined were found to have an alcohol content of more than 1.2%.

Filth, grime and a dead bird: Four food businesses were hit with closure orders last month
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Filth, grime and a dead bird: Four food businesses were hit with closure orders last month

Sep 8th 2021, 2:43 PM 45,611 Views 7 Comments

The orders remain in place for three of the businesses.

'Homeless people are scared and worried': Soup runs fear HSE inspection will force them to close
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'Homeless people are scared and worried': Soup runs fear HSE inspection will force them to close

Jul 20th 2021, 3:10 PM 23,018 Views 43 Comments

Two volunteer soup runs received visits and letters from the HSE’s environmental health section in recent weeks.

Plywood fixed to the ceiling, and live cockroaches: Three food businesses ordered to close last month
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Plywood fixed to the ceiling, and live cockroaches: Three food businesses ordered to close last month

Jul 8th 2021, 1:13 PM 55,826 Views 4 Comments

All three businesses have since had the closure orders lifted.

Dead rodents and a lack of cleaning: Three food businesses ordered to shut last month
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Dead rodents and a lack of cleaning: Three food businesses ordered to shut last month

Jun 8th 2021, 3:08 PM 36,665 Views 7 Comments

All three businesses had the closure orders lifted within a number of days.

Cat litter, ashtrays and filthiness: Three food businesses ordered to shut last month
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Cat litter, ashtrays and filthiness: Three food businesses ordered to shut last month

Apr 8th 2021, 2:35 PM 32,969 Views 2 Comments

A total of five enforcement orders were issued in March.

Rodent droppings and raw chicken: Two food businesses ordered to shut last month
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Rodent droppings and raw chicken: Two food businesses ordered to shut last month

Mar 8th 2021, 2:56 PM 42,401 Views 16 Comments

Two closure orders and two prohibitions were issued in February.

Live insects in rice and snail in fruit packets: The FSAI handled 2,700 complaints last year
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Live insects in rice and snail in fruit packets: The FSAI handled 2,700 complaints last year

Feb 22nd 2021, 12:02 PM 30,586 Views 18 Comments

Most complaints were over unfit food or poor hygiene standards, the Food Safety Authority of Ireland said.

Rodents infestations and cockroaches: 42 enforcement orders served on takeaways and restaurants in 2020
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Rodents infestations and cockroaches: 42 enforcement orders served on takeaways and restaurants in 2020

Jan 8th 2021, 11:25 AM 160,263 Views 31 Comments

This compares to 125 enforcement orders being served in 2019.

How to cook a decent, stress-free turkey - without the food poisoning
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How to cook a decent, stress-free turkey - without the food poisoning

Dec 23rd 2020, 8:00 PM 30,687 Views 12 Comments

Let’s try to take some of the stress out of it.

Tesco recalls batch of chorizo slices over presence of listeria
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Tesco recalls batch of chorizo slices over presence of listeria

Nov 18th 2020, 8:16 PM 23,259 Views 12 Comments

Consumers are being warned not to eat the sausage product.

Food inspectors issue closure notices to three sushi restaurants operating from bedroom of Dublin house
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Food inspectors issue closure notices to three sushi restaurants operating from bedroom of Dublin house

Nov 9th 2020, 1:19 PM 60,392 Views 0 Comments

Separately, two Cork businesses were ordered to close over the presence of rodent droppings.

Dispute could mean 100,000 fewer turkeys available for Christmas dinners this year
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Dispute could mean 100,000 fewer turkeys available for Christmas dinners this year

Oct 22nd 2020, 11:45 AM 24,450 Views 31 Comments

The Irish Farmers Journal has said the dispute centres on who pays and manages the work of veterinarians who certify local abattoirs.

Dunnes Stores recalls chicken products over listeria fears
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Dunnes Stores recalls chicken products over listeria fears

Sep 21st 2020, 12:59 PM 70,682 Views 22 Comments

Two chicken products may contain the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes.

Dead insects and no hot water at basins: One food business was ordered to close in August
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Dead insects and no hot water at basins: One food business was ordered to close in August

Sep 8th 2020, 7:54 PM 39,501 Views 5 Comments

The FSAI also confirmed that one prohibition order was served on a business last month.

CO OP bags of kale recalled due to possible presence of thistle
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CO OP bags of kale recalled due to possible presence of thistle

Aug 5th 2020, 10:30 PM 26,999 Views 18 Comments

The bags may contain the prickly thistle plant.

Food inspectors discover unregistered business operating out of domestic dwelling in Co Westmeath
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Food inspectors discover unregistered business operating out of domestic dwelling in Co Westmeath

Jun 8th 2020, 3:51 PM 47,992 Views 10 Comments

The Food Safety Authority ordered the closure of one food business in May.

'Significant' rodent activity and unidentifiable raw meats: Four food businesses ordered to shut last month
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'Significant' rodent activity and unidentifiable raw meats: Four food businesses ordered to shut last month

Mar 9th 2020, 12:41 PM 84,273 Views 15 Comments

Four closure orders and two prohibitions were issued last month.

A caterpillar in pork chops and a snail in a whole chicken: Last year was a busy one for the food safety authority
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A caterpillar in pork chops and a snail in a whole chicken: Last year was a busy one for the food safety authority

Feb 24th 2020, 12:49 PM 29,247 Views 13 Comments

The FSAI received almost 3,500 complaints in 2019.

Yoghurt recall over possible presence of metal pieces extended to Lidl products
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Yoghurt recall over possible presence of metal pieces extended to Lidl products

Feb 7th 2020, 5:30 PM 21,232 Views 15 Comments

Several Müller yoghurt products were recalled yesterday.

Müller yoghurts recalled over possible presence of metal pieces
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Müller yoghurts recalled over possible presence of metal pieces

Feb 7th 2020, 7:47 AM 11,881 Views 5 Comments

Several products from the company have been recalled.

Restaurant forced to close after pool of blood discovered in storage unit during safety inspection
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Restaurant forced to close after pool of blood discovered in storage unit during safety inspection

Jan 8th 2020, 1:51 PM 170,914 Views 28 Comments

Six food businesses were closed by the FSAI last month.

'Don’t wash the turkey' and other important tips to prevent making your loved ones ill this Christmas
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'Don’t wash the turkey' and other important tips to prevent making your loved ones ill this Christmas

Dec 22nd 2019, 1:00 PM 32,775 Views 20 Comments

Safefood said for 25% of people, this will be their first time cooking Christmas dinner.

Sacla pestos recalled due to undeclared presence of peanuts
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Sacla pestos recalled due to undeclared presence of peanuts

Dec 22nd 2019, 12:30 PM 10,125 Views 16 Comments

The products have been recalled by the FSAI.

Houmous sold in Aldi and Lidl recalled due to presence of Salmonella
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Houmous sold in Aldi and Lidl recalled due to presence of Salmonella

Oct 29th 2019, 12:20 PM 73,781 Views 15 Comments

Consumers are being told not to consume the affected batches.

Rodent droppings and arsenic in water: Six food businesses received closure orders in August
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Rodent droppings and arsenic in water: Six food businesses received closure orders in August

Sep 9th 2019, 12:47 PM 55,227 Views 12 Comments

Businesses in Cork, Dublin, Galway, Kilkenny ad Monaghan were affected.

More types of bottled water have been recalled over arsenic levels
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More types of bottled water have been recalled over arsenic levels

Aug 2nd 2019, 8:15 PM 206,673 Views 58 Comments

Own-brand water from Dunnes, Lidl, Londis, Mace and Spar has been recalled.

Food Safety Authority recalls extra hot chilli powder over Salmonella fears
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Food Safety Authority recalls extra hot chilli powder over Salmonella fears

Jul 3rd 2019, 2:54 PM 16,134 Views 6 Comments

The origin of the products is India, according to an FSAI safety notice.

Denny recalls batch of black pudding as it may contain pieces of plastic
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Denny recalls batch of black pudding as it may contain pieces of plastic

Jun 29th 2019, 11:29 AM 27,386 Views 38 Comments

Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores.

Tesco recalls own brand cheese over E.coli fears
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Tesco recalls own brand cheese over E.coli fears

May 1st 2019, 8:35 PM 13,329 Views 8 Comments

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

Recall of SuperValu and Centra bottled water due to 'off odour and taste'
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Recall of SuperValu and Centra bottled water due to 'off odour and taste'

Feb 21st 2019, 5:24 PM 31,207 Views 19 Comments

All batches of the five litre bottles of Still Irish Water are affected.

Corleggy Cheese recalls Cavanbert and Drumlin raw cow's milk cheeses over TB fears
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Corleggy Cheese recalls Cavanbert and Drumlin raw cow's milk cheeses over TB fears

Feb 14th 2019, 10:52 PM 12,423 Views 3 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) said that no other Corleggy Cheese products are implicated.

Cockroaches and gnaw marks on a loaf of bread: 13 Irish food businesses closed by FSAI in November
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Cockroaches and gnaw marks on a loaf of bread: 13 Irish food businesses closed by FSAI in November

Dec 10th 2018, 2:27 PM 97,840 Views 24 Comments

13 closure orders and one prohibition order were served against businesses last month.

'I went too far when I sucked the toes of the chicken,' admits Evra
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'I went too far when I sucked the toes of the chicken,' admits Evra

Nov 22nd 2018, 5:37 PM 14,770 Views 24 Comments

The Frenchman posted a bizarre video caressing raw poultry for Thanksgiving.

Live rat in drain and insects in baking dough: FSAI closed 8 food businesses in September
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Live rat in drain and insects in baking dough: FSAI closed 8 food businesses in September

Oct 8th 2018, 3:17 PM 74,381 Views 56 Comments

Inspectors observed a live rat coming out of a drain during one of these inspections.

Tesco organic almonds recalled due to presence of Salmonella
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Tesco organic almonds recalled due to presence of Salmonella

Sep 3rd 2018, 8:08 PM 11,049 Views 10 Comments

A range of Tullyard Farm meat products are also being recalled due to processing in an unapproved facility.

A foul smell in a chipping room, no staff toilet and rodent droppings on shelf - 15 food businesses hit with orders
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A foul smell in a chipping room, no staff toilet and rodent droppings on shelf - 15 food businesses hit with orders

Aug 8th 2018, 11:45 AM 86,999 Views 48 Comments

The number was called “alarming”.

Sausages recalled due to presence of Salmonella
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Sausages recalled due to presence of Salmonella

Aug 2nd 2018, 2:52 PM 38,188 Views 13 Comments

People who have bought the affected items should dispose of them or return them to the place of purchase.

Public warned to take extra care with food after 96 cases of E.coli infection in ten days
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Public warned to take extra care with food after 96 cases of E.coli infection in ten days

Jul 3rd 2018, 7:02 PM 30,433 Views 13 Comments

The number of cases is over three times as high as this time last year.

Lidl recalls dried fruit products as labels were not printed in English
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Lidl recalls dried fruit products as labels were not printed in English

May 2nd 2018, 7:23 PM 21,051 Views 41 Comments

Lidl said the products may contain nuts and sulphur dioxide.

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