The four food businesses were ordered to close last month after inspections by environmental health officers from the HSE uncovered breaches including   a failure to segregate raw and cooked meats. Image: iStock

A pizza restaurant in Dunshaughlin, a gastropub in Navan, an Asian takeaway restaurant in Wexford town and a fast food takeaway in Drogheda have all b(...)

Listeria monocytogenes causes the infection listeriosis.

Harvest Moon Foods is recalling a batch of Harvest Moon Natural Hummus due to the detection of Listeria monocytogenes, the Food Safety Authority of Ir(...)

E.coli bug: up to August 14th there were 320 VTEC “notifications” in Ireland.

Health authorities have failed to find the source of the E. coli infection responsible for one of the worst food poisoning outbreaks ever experienced(...)

white (albino) laboratory wistar rat on board during experiment

A live rat in a fast food restaurant in Ranelagh, a mouse infestation in Bunratty and rodent droppings on shelves of a supermarket were among the reas(...)

‘The mindset now in restaurants, whether it’s the owners and the staff - it’s one of fear,’ says the Coeliac Society’s incoming chairperson

For the majority of people, eating out is relaxing, but for coeliacs it can be anxious, frustrating and even illness-inducing. Being diagnosed as coel(...)

People who eat burgers which are undercooked are putting their health at risk and could be exposing themselves to harmful bacteria that cause kidney f(...)

Flies were found in food businesses by Food Safety Authority inspectors in June.  Photograph: Getty

A high volume of live and dead flies in one premises, grease dripping from an extraction canopy onto a dishwasher in another, “unidentifiable dirt” on(...)

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has issued an urgent recall of frozen vegetables from a number of Irish supermarkets over listeria fe(...)

A recent paper in the American Journal of Medicine claims sugar, not salt,  is the more likely primary cause of hypertension. Photograph: iStock

As if we didn’t know already, salt’s prominence in our lives was underlined when the industry research company Freedonia reported that “global salt co(...)

A number of Aldi- and Tesco-branded sauce products have been recalled amid fears they may contain glass. File photograph:  Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

A number of Aldi- and Tesco-branded sauce products have been recalled amid fears they may contain glass. Suppliers World Wise Food are recalling the (...)

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