A closure order was served on part of the Old Punch Bowl pub after rodent droppings were found in a food store adjacent to the kitchen.

Restaurants in the leafy south Dublin suburbs of Monkstown and Booterstown and in the north inner city were among six issued with closure orders after(...)

FSAI chief executive Dr Pamela Byrne said it was “not acceptable” that consumers’ health be compromised. File photograph: Fennell Photography

Four outlets have been issued with closure orders after breaches of food safety legislation were discovered during HSE inspections last month, includi(...)

Aldi is selling professional-looking crêpe makers.

Seán Hussey’s grandfather started Hussey & Sons Fruit and Veg in 1947 with a five-acre site in Kinsealy, north Dublin. He grew vegetables and brou(...)

Restaurants will be required to display calorie counts on menus under new legisation to be published by the Minister for Health. Photograph: iStock

Restaurants in Ireland will be required by law to display calorie counts on menus by the end of the year, according to new proposals. Minister for H(...)

A selection of food high in vitamin D. A new study has found that many multivitamin supplement products for children do not contain the UK’s recommended daily vitamin D dose.  File photograph: Getty Images

Parents and caregivers have been advised to check the amount of vitamin D in multivitamin supplements for children after a study found many such produ(...)

 Martin Higgins, chairman, FSAI and Dr Pamela Byrne, CEO, FSAI. Photograph:  Shane O’Neill, SON Photographic

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has developed a new DNA tool that will enhance the ability to fight food fraud. It enables the entire genetic con(...)

“A reference diet needs to be linked to the culture and traditions of a country, and take account of where food is grown so you don’t end up with high food miles.” Photograph: iStock

Vegetarian eating one or two days a week is “good for everyone” while red meat is recommended two or three days a week, according to the updated guide(...)

A “juvenile rodent” had been seen in the dining area and main kitchen at  Casement Aerodrome  earlier in the month. File photograph: Eric Isselée

The Air Corps officers’ mess at Casement Aerodrome in Baldonnel was among nine food premises served with closure orders last month after health inspec(...)

Christmas turkey, carved at the table. Photograph: iStock

“Think of it like a big chicken.” Those words of wisdom, attributed to chef and restaurateur Neven Maguire, have calmed the nerves of many a Christmas(...)

Evidence of rodents gnawing at bread packaging was uncovered at a Tesco store in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim. Photograph: Getty Images

Evidence of rodents gnawing at bread packaging was uncovered at a Tesco store in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim when food safety inspectors went to th(...)

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