Louth takeaway served with closure order

Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI)

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Louth takeaway served with closure order

Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI).

Local restaurant China Town, Main Street, Castlebellingham has been served with a closure order for breaches of food safety legislation during the last month, according to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI).

The order was served on December 1st.

Under the FSAI Act, 1998, a Closure Order is served where it is deemed that there is or there is likely to be a grave and immediate danger to public health at or in the premises; or where an Improvement Order is not complied with.

Closure Orders can refer to the immediate closure of all or part of the food premises, or all or some of its activities.

Under the EC (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations, 2010, Closure Orders and Prohibition Orders are served where there is a non-compliance with food legislation

Closure and Improvement Orders will remain in the reports for a period of three months from the date the order was lifted. Prohibition Orders will remain in the reports for a period of one month from the date the order was lifted.