10 Irish food businesses served with closure orders in September 1 month ago

10 Irish food businesses served with closure orders in September

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

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.

The affected businesses are in Dublin, Cork, Meath, Donegal and Louth.

10 closure orders were served in total; five under the EC (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations 2010 on:

  • East Oriental Unit 5, Brabazon Hall, Ardee Street, Dublin 8 (Order served on 6 September, order lifted on 16 September)
  • Lal Quila, Douglas Village, Douglas, Cork (Order served on 13 September, order lifted on 20 September)
  • Tsangs Restaurant, Littlepace Shopping Centre, Clonee, Dublin 15 (Order served on 18 September, order lifted on 25 September)
  • Jesels Ltd (Closed activity: The decanting, mixing, packing/repacking and distribution or sale of such sweets and confectionery), Unit 3a, Dunshaughlin Business Park, Dublin Road, Dunshaughlin, Meath (Order served on 20 September, order lifted on 23 September)
  • Taste of India, 39 Main Street, Lower Letterkenny, Donegal (Order served on 26 September, order lifted on 2 October)

Five closures were served under the FSAI Act, 1998 on:

  • Stela Food Stores, Unit 8, Ringwood Centre, Damastown Close, Mulhuddart, Dublin 15 (Order served on 18 September, order lifted on 23 September)
  • Londis, 49 Grafton Street, Dublin 2 (Order served on 18 September, order lifted on 19 September)
  • Noor Foods, 10 Church Street, Dundalk, Louth (Order served on 19 September, order lifted on 27 September)
  • Oriental Pantry Supermarket Ltd, 22/23 Moore Street, Dublin 1 (Order served on 30 September, order lifted on 2 October)
  • (Order served on 30 September, order lifted on 2 October)
  • Pastel King, 22/23 Moore Street, Dublin 1 (Order served on 30 September, order lifted on 2 October)

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.