Six Irish food businesses were served with closure orders in February 9 months ago

Six Irish food businesses were served with closure orders in February

Ever eaten in any of these places?

Six Irish businesses were served with closure orders for breaches of food safety legislation in February, according to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI).

The affected businesses are located in Louth, Dublin, Cork, Tipperary and Kilkenny.

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.

Six closure orders were served under the FSAI Act, 1998 on:

  • The Carrickdale Hotel (Closed part: Bar area: Food area only), Carrickarnon, Dundalk, Louth (Order served on 21 February, order lifted on 24 February)
  • Apache Pizza, 108 Pearse Street, Dublin 2 (Order served on 20 February, order lifted on 22 February)
  • Great Wall Chinese Restaurant, 93 Great William O'Brien Street, Blackpool, Cork (Order served on 19 February, order lifted on 23 February)
  • China Kitchen, 14 Market Street, Clonmel, Tipperary (Order served on 14 February, order lifted on 15 February)
  • Flame Street Food, 38 Washington Street, Cork (Order served on 9 February)
  • Hennessy Garden Centre (Closed part: Hennessy Garden Centre CafĂ©), Carlow Road, Gowran, Kilkenny (Order served on 6 February)

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.