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Dunne & Crescenzi

Dunne & Crescenzi

It is a huge asset and relief to have a professional of Mary’s calibre assisting us here at Dunne & Crescenzi in the implementation, training, application and continuous review of essential Health and Safety standards, for both front of house along with the kitchen team. Her team are reliable, conscientious and discreet, and their assistance […]

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Cafe Vero, Parnell Plaza

Cafe Vero, Parnell Plaza

“We are pleased to recommend Mary Daly and Associates. Inspections and audits are factual, objective and provide a sharp business tool to improve and exceed standards. Updates and new directives are promptly forwarded to us with helpful support.The business service is provided in a professional and efficient manner.” James Flanagan, team leader Cafe Vero, Parnell […]

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Allergy awareness

Allergy awareness

For us in the Food Industry, it further increases our awareness of Allergies We extend our sympathy to the family of Emma Sloan, who died from a nut allergy in Dublin on Wednesday. What a tragic loss to her family, particularly at Christmas time. For us in the Food Industry, it further increases our awareness […]

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Food and Nutrition in a Care Home

Food and Nutrition in a Care Home

Nursing Homes must develop a comprehensive Nutritional Policy The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) have recognized the vital role that food and nutrition plays in terms of health and well-being in Residential Care Setting. As a result they have commenced themed audits on Food and Nutrition in a Residential Care Setting. The day of […]

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Creche Check

Creche Check

Since last Summer significant changes have taken place in the pre school sector, new laws have been introduced which means that all Early Years Services will have to be registered, inspection reports will go on-line and tougher enforcement will characterize the sector. We have seen this in the Food Sector since 2000, how quality and […]

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“FOOD SAFETY STAMP”

“FOOD SAFETY STAMP”

Mary Daly & Associates are very pleased to introduce our new “FOOD SAFETY STAMP” In other countries, when Food Safety is of a high standard the government award the premises with a stamp of approval, displayed at the Front Door This is something that does not happen in Ireland, which is a pity as we […]

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Craft Brewing – Quality Assured

Craft Brewing – Quality Assured

Out of the blue over the past three months we have been asked to development a quality standard for three different Brew Houses! This is something new to us. We have put in place Food Safety Manuals, based on the principles of HACCP for juice makers, goat’s milk producers and yogurt makers but this was […]

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FSPA Conference 2013 – Hand Washing Survey

FSPA Conference 2013 – Hand Washing Survey

Pictured is Mary Daly, FSPA Education Officer, presenting the findings of the National Hand-washing survey at Novembers 2013 FSPA Conference in Kilmainham Jail, Dublin. The survey was conducted by the Food Safety Professionals Association to determine through observation whether the public adequately wash their hands. This is thought to be the first survey of its […]

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Dingle Food Festival Winners

Dingle Food Festival Winners

Ailish Moriarty represents Mary Daly & Associates in the Kerry Area. Ailish had a wonderful time at the Dingle Food Festival and was delighted to present award the prize, sponsored by Mary Daly & Associates. The prize was Free Food Safety Training and Customer First Training to the value of €1000. The winners were Murphy’s Icecream […]

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McCarthys of Kanturk

McCarthys of Kanturk

“We have been working together with Mary Daly and associates for about 5 years and find her service ultra professional and a great asset to both our business and the food safety aspect of it. Mary and her excellent team work hand in hand with us to create efficient and practical procedures to cover all aspects of food safety, […]

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Farmgate Café

Farmgate Café

“Mary Daly and her excellent team have been working with for over ten years, and we value her professionalism and expertise highly. It is crucial in a busy food establishment to have the best advice, back-up, training, application and continuous review of essential Health and Safety standards, for all sections of the business – kitchen […]

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Corry’s Food Hall and Café

Corry’s Food Hall and Café

“Mary Daly has worked with us at Corrys Foodhall for almost 5 years and in that time has helped us by doing regular inspections, traceability, product labeling, staff training and ACBI Audits in order to become a certified Craft Butcher. I would highly recommend her services and guidance to anyone in food production and sales.” […]

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Country Choice

Country Choice

“At Country Choice we use the services of Mary Daly Associates. We find that the continuing support in staff training combined with the constant auditing of our food safety procurers are fundamental to successfully running our food business in a safe and professional manner.”

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Lily Mai’s Café

Lily Mai’s Café

“Mary Daly and Associates have been employed by us at Lily Mai’s in Bunratty and Dovehill for the past two years. Mary and her team conduct regular but unannounced hygiene audits of both establishments and submit detailed reports to us. They offer us complete support including customer care and hygiene training.The service has given us […]

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Are you thinking of Starting a new Food Business?

Are you thinking of Starting a new Food Business?

Our associates are licensed food safety trainers & qualified HACCP professionals who will offer completely independent advice, will liaise with your Environmental Health Officer & will support you until you are established. It is said that agri-tourism is the key to economic recovery and as such more & more people are planning to open food […]

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The Creche – a Safe Haven!

The Creche – a Safe Haven!

I now ask myself, why did we not promote our Health and Safety Audit to Childcare Facilities? Last year, we developed a bespoke Health and Safety Audit designed especially for Creches, where we would conduct a risk assessment and deliver a site specific safety statement for that particular Center. In turn, we could deliver our […]

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Personal hygiene for people who work with food – Video

Personal hygiene for people who work with food – Video

We have recently recorded a short YouTube video on Personal Hygiene for catering staff and any one who works with food which can be used as a useful training tool for all staff working with food and can easily be incorporated into your induction training. This video practically demonstrates the key points such as the […]

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Win €1000 of our High Quality Training with Dingle Food Festival

Win €1000 of our High Quality Training with Dingle Food Festival

Mary Daly & Associates are delighted to sponsor Food Safety Training & Customer First Training at the upcoming Dingle Food Festival. Mary and the team have generously sponsored a prize for businesses in the Dingle Peninsula to benefit from Free Food Safety Training and Customer First Training to the value of €1000. The opportunity will […]

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Supplier Evaluation

Supplier Evaluation

In addressing supplier evaluation, Professor Patrick Wall said lately “Would you trust your Supplier to pack your parachute?” It is now more important that ever to know and trust your suppliers. Each of your food suppliers should be evaluated annually by sending them a supplier questionnaire. This can be a simple one page document seeking […]

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The Power of Technology!

The Power of Technology!

Now we and our clients are smarter, safer and more environmentally friendly. Recently we invested in a piece of software, eCat, to make our job as Hygiene Auditors more efficient, reducing paper and time spent on report writing. Little did I know that the real positive effect would be with our clients? The feedback has […]

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