HSE prosecuted pub, restaurant & 4 hotels

In 2014, the Food Safety Authority of Ireland was involved in the investigation of 21 food fraud cases including the sale and supply of counterfeit alcohol and the re-coding and re-dating of soft drinks.

Work was also undertaken on three fraud cases carried forward from 2013. In addition, four other food incidents which had a fraud component were investigated.

According to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland’s Annual Report 2014, published as part of its Annual Report and accounts for 2014, the Health Service Executive undertook 11 successful prosecutions on food businesses during the year (which compares to 13 in 2013).

One pub, two hotels and four restaurants numbered among these. Some 48,330 food businesses were inspected during the year.


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