This is the third time the same berry warning has been reiterated within the last three years after 1,000 people across Europe became ill in 2013.

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has reissued a warning about consumption of imported frozen berries after a contaminated batch of raspberries cau(...)

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland guidelines say the term “artisan” must only be used to promote  foods that are made “in limited quantities by skilled craftspeople”. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Is the wanton use of words such as “artisan”, “farmhouse”, “traditional” and “natural” on food labels about to get the chop? The Food Safety Authority(...)

File photograph: An unapproved meat processing facility in Belturbet, Co Cavan has been issued with a closure order by the Department of Agriculture for breaching food safety legislation.

An unapproved meat processing facility in Belturbet, Co Cavan has been issued with a closure order by the Department of Agriculture for breaching food(...)

A spokesperson for the HSE said pest control was treated very seriously by hospital management. Photograph: The Irish Times

The coffee dock in Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan, was one of seven premises issued with a closure order for food safety breaches in April, the Food Safet(...)

While some women take supplements once they are pregnant, not enough are doing so. Also, by then it may be too late, as the baby’s neural tube develops in the first month after conception. Photograph: Thinkstock

Actions have consequences, but so too does a failure to act. When it comes to Ireland’s failure to ensure that women of childbearing age take enough f(...)

When the horse-meat scandal emerged in 2013 beef cost about €4 a kilo while horse meat was around 90 cents

Gardaí and the Department of Agriculture were involved in an European crackdown on the illegal horse-meat trade on Friday and said their investigation(...)

The prohibition order for Alimentara Transilvania was in relation to a white lorry used by the store which contained 144 tins of cheese, 62 bags of pickled cabbage and 31 bags of frozen pork of unspecified origin.

Two businesses were issued with food enforcement orders in March, according to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI).Millars Restaurant in Bally(...)

There is a factory in the UK producing 10 tons of chicken tikka a day.Photograph: Thinkstock

Time and again, as you read through the pages of Joanna Blythman’s new book, Swallow This, your jaw simply drops. Can there really be a factory in the(...)

A Food Safety Authority of Ireland     microbiological survey found harmful bacteria in raw milk and in the filters used in the milking equipment.

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has reissued a warning about the dangers of drinking raw milk, following the publication of a report wh(...)

Five closure orders were issued by environmental health officers in the HSE in Dublin, Co Cork and Co Roscommon during the month of February.

Five food businesses, including two restaurants in Mitchelstown, Co Cork, a Chinese restaurant in Carrigaline, Co Cork and a Chinese restaurant in Co (...)