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Recall notice issued for raw milk made in Leitrim
Amy Forde
The company is recalling all batches of its Lovely Leitrim Farm Fresh Raw Milk due to concerns with hygiene controls during production.
1 May 2024 News
Department could take over the inspection of small abattoirs
Approximately 30 local authority veterinary inspectors carry out food safety duties at some 500 smaller abattoirs across the country.
23 April 2024 News
Over 98% of food free of harmful pesticide levels - report
There were no samples of cows' milk which exceeded the maximum pesticide residue levels, according to a report carried out by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
Minister Heydon announces over €800,000 for six research projects
Minister Martin Heydon has announced awards for six new policy-focused research projects and launches the 2024 call to inform policy and strategic needs.
18 April 2024 News
Mouse, bone and worms found in food among complaints made to FSAI
Almost 60% of complaints made to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland last year related to poor hygiene and food being unfit for consumption.
25 March 2024 News
Food safety watchdog examines hygiene concerns at Kepak plant in Wales
Kepak said its food safety standards are independently verified, working closely with the Food Standards Agency (FSA) who have a daily presence onsite.
22 March 2024 News
Cavan slaughterhouse suspended from operating
Inspectors from Cavan County Council and the Department of Agriculture found a number of non-compliances at the factory.
26 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.
12 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.
9 January 2024 News
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