A total of eight food businesses were ordered to close last month for breaches in food safety legislation.
Five of them, all in Dublin, were issued orders under the Food Safety Authority of Ireland Act.
The five Closure Orders were served under the FSAI Act, 1998, on:
Jaffa (restaurant), 10 Burgh Quay, Dublin 2
Kitchen (restaurant), Unit 3, Glen Abbey Complex, Belgard Road, Tallaght, Dublin 24
Asian Spices Food Market (grocery), 12 Moore Street, Dublin 1
Buffet 79 (restaurant), 10 Moore Street, Dublin 1
Out Break Café (restaurant), 11 Moore Street, Dublin 1
Three other food companies, two in Wexford and one in Dublin, were served closure orders under the EC Official Control of Foodstuffs Regulations.
The three Closure Orders were served under the EC (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations, 2010 on:
Relish (restaurant), Unit G8 & 9, Dundrum Village Centre, Dundrum, Dublin 14
Wok Inn Chinese Take Away, Lower Main Street, Ferns, Wexford
Lotus (restaurant) (Closed Area: applies to all areas of the food business with the exception of the low risk retail area i.e. off licence and shop), 70 South Main Street, Wexford