9 Irish food business were served with closure orders in January 2 months ago

9 Irish food business were served with closure orders in January

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

The affected businesses are located in Meath, Dublin, Limerick, Offaly and Kildare.

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 in total; six under the FSAI Act, 1998 and three under the EC (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations 2010 on:

  • Our Lady's Hospital - Kitchenette Medical Assessment Unit and Kitchenette Female Medical Ward, Athboy Road, Navan, County Meath (Order served on 2 January, order lifted on 5 January)
  • The Quays Restaurant, 10/12 Temple Bar Square, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 (Order served on 8 January, order lifted on 16 January)
  • Orient Express, Main Street, Bruree, County Limerick (Order served on 15 January, order lifted on 17 January)
  • Big Bite, Main Street, Dunshauglin, County Meath (Order served on 11 January)
  • King's Chinese Takeaway, Main Street, Daingean, County Offaly (Order served on 16 January, order lifted on 25 January)
  • Hokkaido, 15 Main Street, Celbridge, County Kildare (Order served on 16 January, order lifted on 21 January)
  • Sushida, Unit 1, Malpas Court 116-117 Clanbrassil Street Lower, Dublin 8 (Order served on 16 January)
  • India's Taste, Bridgewater Hall 17-19 Summerhill Parade, Dublin 1 (Order served on 23 January, order lifted on 28 January)
  • Sabor Nordetino, Moore Street Mall 58-66 Parnell St, Dublin 1 (Order served on 29 January, order lifted on 30 January)

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.