13 Irish Food Businesses Ordered To Close In November Over Food Safety Concerns

We hope you weren't in any of these places last month


The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) states as of December 1st that 13 Irish businesses were served with closure orders for breaches of food safety legislation for the month of November.

The businesses were located in Dublin (2), Clare (2), Leitrim, Louth, Donegal, Mayo (2), Cork, Westmeath, Galway and Kilkenny and they were:

  • Rice Asian Cuisine, 11 Bridge Street, Ardee, Louth
  • Everest Express Fish & Chips Take Away, Tulla Road, Ennis, Clare
  • O'Brien’s Gala, Tulla Road, Ennis, Clare
  • Tesco Ireland Limited, Dublin Road, Carrick-on-Shannon, Leitrim
  • O'Rourke's, 32 Bridgefoot Street, Dublin 8
  • Teach Lisa Creche (Closed area: Kitchen) Newtowncunningham, Donegal
  • New World Thai and Chinese Take Away, 275 Glasnevin Avenue, Glasnevin, Dublin 11
  • Original Curry House, Main Street, Kiltimagh, Mayo
  • Dawat Indian Restaurant, Main Street, Castlebar, Mayo
  • Colours of India, Unit 2 Hibernian Way, Mallow, Cork
  • Delvin Mart (Closed area: Restaurant), Delvin, Westmeath
  • Galmere Fresh Foods Limited Ballybrit Upper Industrial Estate, Monivea Road, Galway
  • The Blue Door, 59 John Street, Kilkenny

The FSAI release updates regularly which can be found on their website.

Do any of these places look familiar to you?

These reports are issued under the FSAI Act, Official Control of Foodstuffs (S.I. No.117 of 2010) and prosecutions under food legislation

There is four types of orders:

  • Closure Orders - remain on the website for 3 months from the date the order was lifted
  • Improvement Orders - remain on the website for 3 months from the date the order was lifted
  • Prohibition Orders - remain on the website for 1 month from the date the order was lifted
  • Prosecutions - remain on the website for 3 months from the date the order was lifted

Reasons for these closures will be released next week so stay tuned for that.

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Darragh Berry

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