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Eleven premises named by Food Safety Authority for breaches last month

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11 premises were named in this month's report from the Food Safety Authority of Ireland
11 premises were named in this month's report from the Food Safety Authority of Ireland

Eight Closure Orders, two Prohibition Orders and one Improvement Order were served on food businesses during the month of June

Three Closure Orders were served under the FSAI Act, 1998 on:

  • Son of a Bun (restaurant), 29 McCurtain Street, Cork - Placed June 29
  • Lebanese Kitchen (manufacturer/packer), Unit 97 Millennium Business Park, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 - Placed June 24
  • The Holy Grail Restaurant,13 Market Square, Enniscorthy, Wexford - Placed June 7, lifted June 9

Five Closure Orders were served under the EC (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations, 2010 on:

  • New Dynasty Chinese Take Away, Clarecastle, Clare - Placed June 30, lifted July 4
  • Bingo Polish Market (grocery) (Closed Area: raw meat counter and ready to eat deli sections of the premises), 4 Main Street Upper, Arklow, Wicklow - Placed June 27, lifted June 28
  • New Yaadgar (restaurant/canteen), Esker Court, William Street, Tullamore, Offaly - Placed June 22, lifted June 23
  • The New Leaf Restaurant, Unit 1 - 2 Tallaght Retail Centre, High Street, Tallaght, Dublin 24 - Placed June 10, lifted June 14
  • Piece of Cake (food stall) (Closed activity: storage of foodstuffs likely to support the growth of pathogens), Meeting House Square, Temple Bar Market, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 - Placed June 4, lifted June 10

One Prohibition Order was served under the FSAI Act, 1998 on: 

  • Lebanese Kitchen (manufacturer/packer), Unit 97, Millennium Business Park, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 - Placed June 24 (It related to all food in the fridges and freezers in the premises)

One Prohibition Order was served under the EC (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations, 2010 on: 

  • Gammells (restaurant), 33 Ranelagh, Dublin 6 - Placed June 29, lifted June 29 (It related to Specified out-of-date high risk foodstuffs stored and on display for sale)

One Improvement Order was served under the FSAI Act, 1998 on:

  • Express Pizza (take away), 6 Lord Edward Street, Limerick - Placed June 23, premises have until August 8 to comply

According to the FSAI website, here is what a closure order and a prohibition order means.

Closure order

It is issued if in the opinion of the authorised officer, there is or there is likely to be a grave and immediate danger to public health at/or in the food premises.

Closures Orders can refer to the immediate closure of all or part of the food premises, or all or some of its activities.

The Orders may be lifted when the premises has improved to the satisfaction of the authorised officer.

Failure to comply with an Improvement Order may also result in the issuing of a Closure Order.

Closure orders remain on our website for a period of three months from the date the order was lifted.

Prohibition order

It is issued if the activities (handling, processing, disposal, manufacturing, storage, distribution or selling food) involve or are likely to involve a serious risk to public health from a particular product, class, batch or item of food. The effect is to prohibit the sale of the product, either temporarily or permanently.

Prohibition orders remain on the FSAI website for a period of one month from the date the order was lifted.