Seven Irish food businesses were served with closure orders in December
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Seven Irish business were served with closure orders for breaches of food safety legislation last month, according to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI).
The affected businesses are located in Dublin, Louth, Meath, Wexford, Cork and Galway.
The food businesses were issued with closure orders for breaches of food safety legislation, pursuant to the FSAI Act, 1998 and the EC (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations, 2010.
Seven closure orders were served under the FSAI Act, 1998 on:
- Boojum Food Stall, Blanchardstown Shopping Centre, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 (Order served on 1 December, order lifted on 5 December)
- China Town, Main Street, Castlebellingham, Louth (Order served on 1 December, order lifted on 5 December)
- Athboy Pizzas, Main Street, Athboy, Meath (Order served on 5 December, order lifted on 6 December)
- Carton’s Daybreak, Clonhenritt, Camolin, Wexford (Order served on 6 December, order lifted on 9 December)
- Rose Garden Chinese Restaurant, 1 Church Street, Douglas, Cork (Order served on 7 December, order lifted on 13 December)
- Tigh Giblin (Closed area: the kitchen and all food preparation and storage areas), Bruach Na Habhainn, Spiddal, Galway (Order served on 15 December, order lifted on 18 December)
- Ruposhe Indian Restaurant, 1 Whitworth Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9 (Order served on 20 December, order lifted on 27 December)
More details on the closure orders are available on the FSAI website here.
Under the FSAI Act, 1998, 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 at or in the premises; or where an Improvement Order is not complied with. Closure Orders can refer to the immediate closure of all or part of the food premises, or all or some of its activities.
Under the EC (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations, 2010, Closure Orders and Prohibition Orders are served where there is a non-compliance with food legislation
Closure and Improvement Orders will remain in the reports for a period of three months from the date the order was lifted. Prohibition Orders will remain in the reports for a period of one month from the date the order was lifted.