Ten businesses handed closure orders by food safety inspectors

Ten closure orders and a prohibition order were served by the Food Safety Authority for breaches of food safety legislation last month.

The FSAI says its enforcement officers will continue to use a zero-tolerance policy in relation to breaches of food safety legislation.

Five closure orders were served under the FSAI Act, 1998 on:

* Old Cheese Plant (meat processing), Cuffsboro, Ballacolla, Laois;

* Paddy Jack’s Foodstall, Temple Bar Food Market, Meeting House Square, Dublin 2;

* Heng Hui Foods (central distribution centre), Unit 7, Block B, Westpoint Business Point Park, Tuam Road, Athlone, Roscommon;

* Munchin’s Grill (take-away) (rear area external potato preparation shed), Unit 5, Westbury Centre, Parteen, Clare

* Tandoori Masala (take-away) 402 South Circular Road, Dublin 8

Five Closure Orders were served under the EC (Official controls of Foodstuffs) Regulations, 2010 on:

* The Railway Tavern Firebox Grill (Kitchen Areas), Station Road, Fahan, Donegal;

* Gojinka (restaurant) Manor Mall Shopping Centre, Swords, Dublin;

* Hot Woks (take-away), Unit 16 Aston Green, Aston Village, Drogheda, Louth;

* Cedar Lodge (hotel kitchen area only), Carrigbyrne, Newbawn, Wexford

* Saffron Tandori Indian Takeaway, 1, Annamoe Road, Cabra, Dublin 7

One Prohibition Order was served under the EC (Official controls of Foodstuffs) Regulations, 2010 on premises occupied by Mr Derek O’ Donovan (central distribution centre), Unit K3, Marina Commercial Park, Cork.

During the month of November, a successful prosecution was carried out by the Health Service Executive on Jade Palace (restaurant), 2 Douglas Street, Cork.

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