Cavan slaughterhouse suspended from operating
Amy Forde
Inspectors from Cavan County Council and the Department of Agriculture found a number of non-compliances at the factory.
12 January 2024 News
92 enforcement orders served on food businesses in 2023
2023 was not a good year for enforcement orders, according to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland, writes Janine Kennedy.
9 January 2024 News
Recall issued for batch of Lidl deluxe Irish carved peppered turkey breast
Food safety authorities issued the recall notice after an incorrect use-by date was listed on the front of the pack.
42t of product ‘unfit for human consumption’ disposed of by cheese plant
The dairy product was disposed of as category two animal by-product following an audit by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI).
6 January 2024 News
Batch of Carroll's ham recalled by FSAI
Recall of a batch of Carroll's of Tullamore crumbed ham due to incorrect use-by date.
12 December 2023 News
Milk Quality Ireland calls for restoration of VAT refund on farm equipment
Recent changes brought in by Revenue are affecting the VAT refund items on farms, such as milk bulk tanks, milking parlour equipment, meal bins, automatic calf feeders and automatic scrapers.
12 December 2023 News
Reality bites on farm payments
Changes in the VAT goalposts mean the net cost of some investments have dramatically changed to the farmer.
22 November 2023 Viewpoints
Bluetongue: ban on cattle and sheep moving from Britain to Ireland
Bluetongue does not affect human or food safety, but, if found here, would have a very negative impact on animal welfare and the livestock sector.
13 November 2023 News
Tirlán to commit €10m to fund agri-food technologies
It is expected that the first investment will take place in the first half of 2024.
13 September 2023 News