Nine Irish food businesses were served with closure orders in December
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Nine Irish businesses were served with closure orders for breaches of food safety legislation in December, according to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI).
The affected businesses are located in Meath, Cavan, Dublin, Louth, Cork and Westmeath.
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.
Nine closure orders were served under the FSAI Act, 1998 on:
- Asian Wok, 35 O'Growney Street, Athboy Meath (Order served on 5 December, order lifted on 11 December)
- Mikes Pizza and Pasta, Dublin Road, Ballinagh, Cavan (Order served on 5 December, order lifted on 7 December)
- Natural Green, Unit C Stadium Business Centre, Stadium Business Park, Ballycoolin Dublin 15
- Our Lady's Hospital (Closed area: Male Medical Ward Kitchen only), Athboy Road, Navan, Meath (Order served on 10 December, order lifted on 15 December)
- Fu Jing Chinese Take Away, Collon, Louth (Order served on 11 December, order lifted on 17 December)
- Hot Krispy Chicken Ltd, Unit 2 Eagle Court, Main Street, Clonee, Meath (Order served on 12 December, order lifted on 21 December)
- Officers' Mess Air Corps Headquarters, Casement Aerodrome, Baldonnell, Dublin 22 (Order served on 12 December, order lifted on 14 December)
- Field's Bakery (Closed area: Large storeroom to the left of the premises used for storage of food, food contact materials and food contact equipment), Castletownshend Road, Carrigfadda, Skibbereen, Cork (Order served on 14 December, order lifted on 17 December)
- King Kebab, 10 Sean Costello Street, Irishtown, Athlone, Westmeath (Order served on 17 December, order lifted on 19 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.