Six Irish food businesses served with closure orders in December 2 weeks ago

Six Irish food businesses served with closure orders in December

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

Six 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 food businesses were issued with closure orders for breaches of food safety legislation, pursuant to the FSAI Act, 1998.

Six closure orders were served in total, all of which were issued under the FSAI Act, 1998, on:

  • Lidl Ireland GmbH (Closed area: Main store and warehouse, bakery preparation area, temporary storage container and adjoining delivery area), M1 Retail Park, Mell, Drogheda, Louth (Order served on 2 December, order lifted on 9 December)
  • Indian Aagrah/Bombay Brasserie, 89 Sundays Well Road, Cork (Order served on 4 December, order lifted on 7 December)
  • Circle K Service Station, Belgard Road, Tallaght, Dublin 24 (Order served on 6 December, order lifted on 9 December)
  • Beef and Lobster Unit 1 and 2, Parliament Buildings, 37-40 Parliament Street, Dublin 2 (Order served on 11 December, order lifted on 12 December)
  • Joe's Take Away, 3 Dean Street, Kilkenny (Order served on 12 December, order lifted on 16 December)
  • The Carrots Tail Ltd, 192 Lower Rathmines Road, Dublin 6 (Order served on 17 December, order lifted on 20 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.

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.