Prison services warned to deal with cockroach infestation threat in Mountjoy kitchen
HSE’s environmental service has sent a letter calling for action to be taken on a number of hygiene issues
The Irish Prison Service has been warned to deal with the threat from cockroaches in the Mountjoy prison kitchen.
Environmental health inspectors from the HSE uncovered several instances of non-compliance during their food safety inspection of the main kitchen in Mountjoy prison last month.
They expressed concern about food storage, the level of cleaning and hygiene and the “recent cockroach activity” in the kitchen.
The inspectors have told the prison authorities that cockroach traps have ...