Press Releases

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.

Extended Recall of Additional Ferrero Kinder Products
Tuesday, 5 April 2022

The FSAI today advises that Ferrero is extending its current food recall to include some additional Kinder products due to a link with an ongoing food poisoning outbreak of Salmonella, which is affecting Ireland, the UK and a number of other European countries.

Recall of Some Ferrero Kinder Surprise Chocolate Products
Saturday, 2 April 2022

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) today advises that a food recall by Ferrero of some Kinder Surprise chocolate products is underway due to a link with a food poisoning outbreak of Salmonella.

FSAI Issues Warning to Consumers over Counterfeit Wonka Branded Chocolate Bars
Monday, 28 March 2022

The FSAI is today warning consumers not to buy or eat Wonka branded chocolate bars, due to an increase in reports that counterfeit chocolate bars bearing this brand name are for sale on the market in Ireland.