Some 15 closure orders and two prohibition orders were served on food businesses during the month of August for breaches of food safety legislation, according to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) this morning.

The closure orders were served on

  • Akatshi Grill, Pier Car Park, Donegal Town, Donegal
  • The  Village Takeaway, Kill, Waterford
  • Makkah Halal Food, 15 Naas Road, Clondalkin, Dublin 22
  • Pakway Distributors Ltd, Unit 29 Orion Business Park, Rosemount Business Park, Ballycoolin, Dublin 15
  • Deli Delicious (take away), East End, Rathmore, Kerry
  • Meadow View Inn (public house) (kitchen and all food preparation areas only), Dublin Road, Cavan,
  • Village Kitchen (take away), Kilkerrin, Ballinasloe, Galway
  • O’Neills (delicatessen) (The preparation of salads, the regeneration by oven of foods, the making of sandwiches and rolls and so on, in the deli counter area only), 7 South Main Street, Wexford
  • Etchingham’s (public house), Main Street, Blackwater, Wexford (two separate Closure Orders were served on this food business)
  • Ali Baba Turkish Kebab House (take away) (Activity closed: manufacture of doner kebabs and the cutting, chopping, slicing and skewering of raw meat and poultry), Unit 1, Dominick Street, Drogheda, Louth
  • Lagoon Cafe, Pirates Cove, Courtown, Wexford
  • Riverside Restaurant, Main Street, Ballyheigue, Kerry
  • Oyster Bar (public house) (Closed area: Danann’s Restaurant and kitchen area of the Oyster Bar only), Main Street, Dunfanaghy, Donegal
  • Eurosaver (Closed activity: the handling and serving of soft ice-cream),  21-23 Main Street, Wexford

Two prohibition orders were served on:

  • Steps of Rome restaurant, Unit 1, Chatham Court, Chatham Street, Dublin 2
  • Pakway Distributors Ltd, Unit 29, Orion Business Park, Rosemount Business Park, Ballycoolin, Dublin 15

Prof Alan Reilly, chief executive, FSAI expressed his disappointment at the lack of vigilance by some owners in ensuring their food businesses are fit for purpose and fully compliant with food safety legislation.