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Free seminar for Galwegians interested in starting up a small food business

A free seminar to help Galwegians starting up a small food business will be held in Galway on May 28.

Will calorie counts on restaurant menus help tackle obesity?

Health Minister James Reilly last week performed the official launch of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland’s new on-line calorie calculator to help businesses in the food undustry to calculate the calorie contents of their menus.

Closure order for Monksland food business

A closure order was served on a Monksland food distribution business in November this year but was lifted after a week.

Galway councillors question FSAI over lack of horse meat prosecutions

Galway county councillors this week questioned the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) over why Irish processors have not been prosecuted over the horse meat scandal when farmers are penalised regularly for not following regulations or failing inspections.

Closure order served on Kiltimagh restaurant

A closure order was served on a restaurant in Kiltimagh during April according to a report from the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI). The enforcement order was issued by environmental health officers in the HSE on New Jasmine House (restaurant), Aiden Street, Kiltimagh on April 23.

Galway bar among premises issued with food safety orders last month

A bar in Galway city centre was among the premises served with closure orders for breaches of food safety legislation last month, the Food Safety Authority of Ireland announced this week.

Public needs reassurance over burgers says Ó Cuív

The public needs reassurance that traces of horse DNA found in burgers from two meat processing plants is not a widespread practice in the industry.

Ireland has lowest breast-feeding rates in Europe

A scientific report published by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) highlights key recommendations to improve the nation’s baby feeding patterns and nutrition. Scientific Recommendations for a National Infant Feeding Policy in Ireland highlights a number of key concerns with current infant feeding trends and outlines specific actions and advice to improve the nutritional diet of mums-to-be and infants from birth to one year. The report is based on research into infant feeding practices in Ireland and the latest international scientific opinion. It states that emerging evidence worldwide shows good nutrition during pregnancy and throughout an infant’s first year, can have a significant positive impact on health throughout a person’s life.

HSE closed two restaurants in Mayo in October

Two Chinese restaurants in Mayo were closed last month by the Health Service Executive for breaches of the EC (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations 2010.

Oranmore takeaway closed for food safety breaches

A Chinese takeaway in Oranmore was among 12 premises around the country served with closure orders during October, according to figures released by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland this week.

 

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