Beef stolen in Dublin 'may pose health risk'

Beef stolen in Dublin 'may pose health risk'

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has warned about the health risks of buying meat from unapproved sources, after the theft of more than 820 kilos of beef from a Dublin-based wholesaler.

The stolen meat - which includs prime cuts, rolled rib of beef and knuckle - may pose a health risk to consumer if it has not been properly refrigerated during the warm weather.

The FSAI reminding food businesses of their legal obligation only to purchase meat from approved sources, having checked all appropriate documentation.

Similarly, consumers are being asked not to buy meat from any unregistered door-to-door sales people.


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