The Food Safety Authority of Ireland says there is no evidence to suggest Covid-19 is passed on through food.
Complaints about live mice, flies and the presence of pigeons in a deli area were among almost 3,500 issues raised by consumers with the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) in 2019.
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has announced five closure orders for the month of January.
The affected batches are six-packs of Milbona Light featuring red berry, strawberry, and raspberry and cranberry, and 165g packs of Milbona Light strawberry yogurt.
When, on the first Monday of the year, Health Minister Simon Harris asked food businesses to say what they thought about putting calories on menus, he might not have expected the extent of the food fight that followed.
The number of enforcement orders issued by the food watchdog in 2019 rose 13% on the previous 12 months - meaning last year was the second consecutive year in which there was an increase in such orders.
Restaurant owners have been urged to object to government plans to require calorie information to be displayed on menus.
An iconic Cork restaurant was one of a record 23 food outlets forced to close in November over hygiene concerns.
It is the highest number of Enforcement Orders in one month since the legislation was introduced in 1998.
The contents of Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce could explode when opened.
A targeted audit of sushi restaurants, takeaways and producers has found that 90% do not have adequate controls in place to safeguard human health.
People working on the frontline of Cork’s homeless crisis say lives will be saved after gardaí raided a ‘Polish poitín’ operation which was selling hundreds of litres of illicit alcohol to rough sleepers.
Many councillors said they now felt a naming and shaming policy was the only way they were going to stamp out the problem which is blighting many towns and villages in the county.
Celtic Pure claims that its key retail customers have suspended orders, its monthly sales for August have dropped by 75% and it has incurred some €3m in unforeseen once-off costs.
Almost three-quarters of Irish food businesses say food produced in Ireland is safer than it was five years ago.
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Londis and SPAR have been urged to remove bottles of water over safety fears.
Batches of Quorn cocktail sausages are being recalled because of the possible presence of metal pieces.
Tesco is recalling four of its own brand drinks over fears the bottles could explode.
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has said 11 closure orders were issued to food businesses in June.
Dietitian Aoife Hearne offers advice on nutrition and wellbeing for expectant mums.
The FSAI listed a variety of reasons for non-compliance with food safety laws, including evidence of rodent droppings in kitchen, bar and carvery areas and meat being cut in a room adjacent to the toilets
Detectives involved in raiding seven premises connected with the suspected sale of contaminated horse meat say that they do not believe that any contaminated meat has been sold in Ireland.
Farms, houses and commercial premises were searched in Kilkenny, Sligo, Westmeath, Sligo and Leitrim this morning.
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland announced the recall today.
A batch of Cow & Gate baby food has been recalled from Boots after some jars were found to contain pieces of a rubber glove.
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has reported that six Closure Orders and one Improvement Order were served on food businesses during the month of April.
Chia Bia, a health food company based in Tramore, Co Waterford, has become an industry leader in the supply of seed products to the Irish, European, and international markets.
Three establishments in Dublin, three in Galway and one in Cork were ordered to close.
Joe Leogue The food safety watchdog has developed a process that allows it to identify the entire DNA content of a food. It says the tool will help it tackle food fraud and the mislabelling of products.
Expectant mothers drinking tea may be bad for their unborn baby’s health, a new study shows.
A new study in Ireland has found a link between tea drinking during pregnancy and smaller babies.
Dunnes Stores and Spar are recalling some of their 'own-brand' pestos, due to the possible presence of Salmonella.
There has been a 300% increase in the number of food supplements notified to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland in the last 10 years — from 700 in 2007 to over 2,500 last year.
Active measures need to be taken on an ongoing basis to prevent potentially dangerous levels of lead from entering the food chain in the Silvermines area of Tipperary, a new report has recommended.
Irish homes and businesses dump over a million tonnes of food each year. You can’t eat it all, but Ellie O’Byrne spent January living on out-of-date food in the fight against waste
Nine out of 10 farmers are unaware that healthy animals can be a source of infection to themselves and to their family.
Athletes, be warned: rolling the dice with supplements may cost you your career, your income and leave a permanent stain on your reputation.
A range of food supplements widely available online, in sports nutrition shops, and gyms have been found to be unfit for human consumption.
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The food safety watchdog has found online retailers including Irish websites offering banned foods and supplements for sale in Ireland, in a European-wide crackdown on unauthorised products.
Hundreds of horrified diners were served up unwanted extras last year, reporting finds of everything from maggots to teeth in meals bought from food outlets.
A live rodent in an open wall cavity, rodent droppings under a pizza oven, and human excrement overflowing from a workers’ toilet were just some of the reasons that health inspectors closed a number of food businesses in January.
It has been recommended that a redress programme should be set up for people who bought homes that were shoddily built during the Celtic Tiger.
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