Pamela Byrne

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Dr Pamela Byrne, chief executive of the FSAI, said it was not acceptable for food businesses to potentially put consumers’ health at risk.  Photograph: iStock

Eight food businesses were closed across the State last month for breaches in food legislation. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) reporte(...)

A meat wholesaler which was prosecuted for labelling foreign beef as Irish has been told it had committed a fraud against the wider meat industry.

A meat wholesaler which was prosecuted for labelling foreign beef as Irish has been told it had committed a fraud against the wider meat industry. K(...)

A google street view of the China Kitchen, Market Place, Clonmel, Tipperary, which was one of the food businesses served with a closure order by the FSAI in May.  Image: Google Street view

Twelve food businesses, including five takeaways and the kitchen of a pre-school in Dublin were closed last month over breaches of food safety legisla(...)

There have been a total of 24 closure orders served during the first four months of 2016, along with one prohibition order.

Three adjoining food premises on Moore Street were temporarily closed in April as the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) served eight closure ord(...)

A closure order is served where it is deemed that there is or there is likely to be a grave and immediate danger to public health.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Six food businesses had closure orders served on them in February for breaking food safety laws. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) publish(...)

About 3% of people in Ireland suffer from some kind of food allergy, according to the FSAI.  Photograph: Getty Images

A new online tool will help some 22,000 food businesses in Ireland to identify and manage allergens on their menus. The website and mobile app develo(...)

Chief executive of the Food Safety Authority Dr Pamela Byrne said she was disappointed at the lack of vigilance by some owners in ensuring their businesses were fit for purpose and fully compliant with food safety legislation. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Ten food businesses were ordered to close in August for breaches of food safety laws, including two restaurants in Swords, Co Dublin, and premises in (...)

Normally an extensive monitoring system catches  toxins before contaminated shellfish enter the supply chain, but on this occasion the fresh mussels made it to multiple retailers. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Thousands of portions of fresh mussels selling in multiple retailers across the State have been found to contain more than three times the legally per(...)

Seventeen food safety enforcement orders were issued against various premises in July, the third highest number ever distributed in one month during t(...)

Pearl River take away in Phibsborough, Dublin 7 which was issued a closure order last month. Photograph: Google street view

Eight businesses were served with closure orders last month for violations of food safety regulations. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) se(...)

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