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Salt: Hard to shake

Dietary salt intakes are well in excess of nutritional requirements in most countries worldwide. <br /> safefood Healthy eating Dietary salt intakes are well in excess of nutritional requirements in most countries worldwide. There is now an overwhel ...

Food Values Pilot Programme Evaluation- Summary Report

Food Values is a short programme showing how to get better nutritional value for money when shopping for food.&nbsp; safefood Healthy eating Food Values is a short programme showing how to get better nutritional value for money when shopping for food. ...

Salmonella in pork on the island of Ireland

A study was carried out on the occurrence of <span class="italics">Salmonella</span> on pork on the island of Ireland and an assessment of the risk factors contributing to its transmission.&nbsp; safefood Food safety A study was ...

The problem of Antimicrobial Resistance in the food chain

<p>Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) associated with the food chain is currently a subject of major interest to many food chain stakeholders.</p> safefood Food safety Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) associated with the food chain is currently a su ...

Consumer Focused Review of the Chicken Food Chain

<em><strong><span class="&quot;bold&quot;&gt;&lt;span">safe</span></strong></em><strong>food</strong> research into consumer concerns about the food chain has indicated that more th ...

Consumer Focused Review of the Finfish Food Chain

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Fruit and Vegetables

This review showed that based on the balance of current scientific evidence, organic fruit and vegetables are no safer or more nutritious than conventionally produced varieties. safefood This review showed that, based on the balance of current scientific ...

A Review of the Milk Supply Chain

The milk review revealed that young women and teenage girls should increase their consumption of milk to improve their calcium intake. <br /> safefood Milk intake The milk review revealed that young women and teenage girls should increase their cons ...

Beef

<p>This review of the beef food chain revealed that men are eating too much beef and women are eating too little. It also highlighted that consumers have enhanced confidence in the beef food chain on the island and the industry enforcement controls ...

Consumer Focused Review of the Pork Supply Chain

<p><span style="font-family: Verdana"><span style="font-size: small">Pig meat production was valued at &euro;290 (&pound;198) million ROI in 2007 &amp; valued at &pound;190 (&euro;280) million NI i ...

Where does our food come from?

A large proportion of consumers expressed concern about imported foods, particularly those from outside of the EU. <br /> safefood Food safety A large proportion of consumers expressed concern about imported foods, particularly those from outside of ...

FoodMicro Database

The food industry on the island of Ireland carries out extensive testing of their food products but results of these analyses are not normally released for public evaluation. <br /> safefood Food safety The food industry on the island of Ireland car ...

The Economic Impact of Gastroenteritis on the island of Ireland

The main objective of this study was to estimate the economic burden of gastroenteritis on the island of Ireland.<br /> safefood Food safety The main objective of this study was to estimate the economic burden of gastroenteritis on the island of Ire ...

Drinks

Parents and teenagers had a good idea of which drinks were healthier than others, but most did not count drinks as part of their daily food consumption. Calories from drinks are therefore invisible to them safefood Healthy eating Parents and teenagers had ...

Chicken & Potato Report

This survey provides a snap shot of the nutritional content of potato and chicken products sold in fast food and convenience outlets across the island of Ireland. safefood Nutritional content of chicken & potato products in deli counters and takeaway ...

Stay safe with duck eggs

<br /> <p>Duck eggs have become popular in the past few years and are now readily available to consumers. And while duck eggs are a natural, nutritious food, they do need to be handled and cooked with greater care than quality assured hens& ...

Fuel your body- for the teenage sports person

<br /> <p>As a teenage athlete, your active lifestyle and growing body means you have special nutritional needs. You need to start with the basics of a healthy and varied diet. There are no quick fixes &ndash; supplements, in particular, a ...

Thinking of taking food supplements?

<br /> <p>If your kitchen cupboards contain an alphabet of vitamin and mineral supplements, you are not alone. On the island of Ireland, one in four of us is taking food supplements, often to make up for what we feel is a lack in our normal di ...

Listeria and pregnancy

Listeria is a bug that can cause an illness like the flu. It can be dangerous for a number of groups including pregnant women, unborn babies and new babies.<br /> <br /> safefood Harmful germs Listeria is a bug that can cause an illness like t ...

Think... before you drink... unpasteurised milk

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