Press Releases

Eight Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in May
Thursday, 9 June 2022

Seven Closure Orders and one Prohibition Order were served on food businesses during the month of May for breaches of food safety legislation, pursuant to the FSAI Act, 1998 and the European Union (Official Controls in Relation to Food Legislation) Regulations, 2020.

Almost Two Thirds Unaware How to Make a Complaint about Unfit Food or Poor Hygiene Practices
Tuesday, 7 June 2022

Almost two-thirds (61%) of adults in Ireland do not know how to make a complaint to authorities regarding unfit food or poor hygiene practices. The news comes as the FSAI launches a new awareness campaign, See Something, Say Something, which stresses to consumers their right to safe food.

FSAI Finds Non-Compliance in Several Food Businesses During Audit of Meat Labelling and Traceability
Tuesday, 31 May 2022

The FSAI today published an audit which found a level of non-compliance with food law and subsequently led to ten formal enforcement actions being undertaken.

Two Closure Orders Served on Food Businesses in April 2022
Tuesday, 10 May 2022

Two Closure Orders were served on food businesses during the month of April for breaches of food safety legislation, pursuant to the European Union (Official Controls in Relation to Food Legislation) Regulations, 2020.

Study Highlights Importance of Cooking Non-Ready-to-Eat Frozen Vegetables, Fruits and Herbs Prior to Eating
Thursday, 5 May 2022

The FSAI and safefood today released findings from a comprehensive study which shows a potential low-level risk of illness for consumers who eat non-ready-to-eat frozen vegetables, fruits or herbs without prior cooking.

FSAI Welcomes Clonmel District Court Result
Wednesday, 4 May 2022

The FSAI welcomed the outcome of a District Court prosecution yesterday against Mr Domenico Venditti, the former operator of Domenico Take Away, Newcastle, County Tipperary. The District Court prosecution in Clonmel arose from four separate breaches of a Closure Order and other offences observed at the premises.

FSAI Welcomes Tuam District Court Ruling
Wednesday, 27 April 2022

The FSAI welcomed the outcome in Tuam District Court yesterday, 26 April 2022, in relation to Judge James Faughnan’s sentencing of three defendants in cases taken by the Health Service Executive (HSE), supported by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI).

Eight Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in March
Tuesday, 12 April 2022

Seven Closure Orders and one Prohibition Order were served on food businesses during the month of March for breaches of food safety legislation, pursuant to the FSAI Act, 1998 and the European Union (Official Controls in Relation to Food Legislation) Regulations, 2020.

Ferrero Recall Extended to All Batches and Additional Pack Sizes of Implicated Kinder Products
Friday, 8 April 2022

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) today advises that Ferrero is extending its recall of the implicated Kinder products to all best before datesand all pack sizes of Kinder Schokobons, due to the possible presence of Salmonella.

Updated Recall of Additional Ferrero Kinder Products
Wednesday, 6 April 2022

The FSAI today advises that Ferrero is recalling additional batches of Kinder Surprise 20g and Kinder Surprise 20g x 3, due to the possible presence of Salmonella.