2007

Catering industry urged to get serious about food allergies

6 February, 2007. The research, to be revealed for the first time at a one day cross border conference shows that some staff were unable to give allergy sufferers accurate advice about the food they were ordering.

Catering industry urged to get serious about food allergies - NI

2 February, 2007. The research, to be revealed for the first time at a one day cross border conference shows that some staff were unable to give allergy sufferers accurate advice about the food they were ordering.

Catering industry urged to get serious about food allergies - ROI

6 February, 2007. The research, to be revealed for the first time at a one day cross border conference shows that some staff were unable to give allergy sufferers accurate advice about the food they were ordering.

Diet and health; an international challenge- Delegates hear at nutritional challenge

01 May, 2007. Experts in public health nutrition from the UK and Ireland gathered in Dublin today to highlight the need for a sustained, international approach to achieve dietary change.

Dublin trio scoop award at Young Scientist Exibition

29 January, 2007. Shona O’Brien, Grainne Quinn and Emma Roche from St Joseph’s College, Lucan, Co. Dublin won the coveted safefood award at The Young Scientists Exhibition in the RDS, Dublin.

Food safety is a right not a privilege

29 October, 2007. Earlier today, safefood launched a new public awareness campaign designed to educate consumers about their rights with regard to food hygiene standards outside the home, and empower them to speak out if they are not satisfied.

Food safety is a right not a privilege - ROI

29 October, 2007. Earlier today, safefood launched a new public awareness campaign designed to educate consumers about their rights with regard to food hygiene standards outside the home, and empower them to speak out if they are not satisfied.

It's safe to stuff the turkey - NI

11 December, 2007. Consumers across the island of Ireland will be delighted to hear that new guidelines on cooking the perfect Christmas turkey have revealed that it’s safe to stuff the cavity.

Local consumers still not eating their greens

12, February 2008. While people here are aware of the health benefits of a diet rich in fruit and vegetables, consumers are still eating significantly less than they should.

Make food safety a 'walk in the park' this summer

6 June, 2007. Planning a picnic, barbecue or camping trip this summer…? The Food Standards Agency Northern Ireland (FSANI) and safefood are urging people to ‘keep food safe’ following the findings from a recent survey.

Meeting the great food challenge - NI

27, June 2007. The changing nature of food and the role it plays in the lives of people on the island of Ireland represents an ongoing challenge, particularly in maintaining and improving public health.

New research offers insights into diet choice on the island of Ireland

16 April, 2007. New research has investigated, for the first time and from an all island perspective, those groups within our society at risk of consuming a nutritionally imbalanced diet, therefore compromising their health.

Research reveals that 40% of food cooked on the barbecue contains harmful bacteria

31 May, 2007. safefood is urging consumers to be extra vigilant when cooking meats on the barbecue that have been minced, skewered or rolled such as burgers, sausages and kebabs.

safefood and celebrity chef urge consumers to practice food safety

12 June, 2007. Celebrity chef Simon Rimmer has teamed up with safefood to remind consumers to pay attention to food safety this summer, particularly when cooking meat that has been minced, skewered or rolled such as burgers, sausages and kebabs.

safefood brings "Superfoods'"to life for children in Cork

11 September, 2007. safefood is bringing its "Superfoods" campaign to Cork on Wednesday, 19 September, offering local parents and children the chance to learn more about how to incorporate more fruits, vegetables, wholegrains and leaner cuts of meat into their diets.

safefood encourages parents and children to take the safefood kid’s food challenge

19 February, 2007. Earlier today, safefood launched the safefood Kid’s Food Challenge, a fun and interactive reward chart to support parents to help improve their children’s diets by adopting healthy eating habits and encouraging a range of rewards other than treat foods.

safefood introduces food safety at the touch of a button

16 October, 2007. Since 2002, over 13,500 Transition Year students from 310 schools in the Republic of Ireland have successfully completed the safefood for Life food safety training programme.

safefood Kid’s Food Challenge aims to address poor eating habits of children - ROI

5 March, 2007. Earlier today, safefood launched a practical and innovative healthy eating wallchart to help parents and their children adopt healthier eating habits. The safefood Kid’s Food Challenge is designed to provide parents with an alternative reward system in their children’s diet other than unhealthy treat foods.

safefood Kid's Food Challenge aims to address poor eating habits of children

6 March, 2007. Earlier today, safefood launched the Kid’s Food Challenge, a practical and fun wall chart designed to encourage parents and their children to adopt healthier eating habits.

safefood launches second phase of superfoods campaign

28 May, 2007. safefood will launch the second phase of its ‘Superfoods’ campaign, which has been designed to raise awareness of the benefits of eating everyday foods and ultimately, encourage consumers to adopt healthier diets.

safefood research finds eggs produced on the island of Ireland almost totally free from Salmonella

4 April, 2007. Results of a survey commissioned by safefood have shown that eggs produced on the island of Ireland are almost totally free from Salmonella.

safefood research show parents are encouraging children to eat more fruit and vegetables

17 September, 2007. New research conducted by safefood has revealed that 8 in ten (88%) parents intend to encourage their children to eat more fruit and vegetables as a result of the safefood ‘Superfoods’ TV advertising campaign.

safefood research shows positive shift in consumers attitudes towards healthy eating- ROI release

1 June, 2007. Research conducted by safefood has shown that there has been a positive shift in consumers’ attitudes towards healthy eating, with four in 10 (38%) consumers stating that they had made positive changes to their diets.

safefood to make ‘superfoods’ heroes for children this summer

31 May, 2008. safefood launched the second phase of its ‘Superfoods’ campaign, designed to raise awareness of the nutritional benefits of eating foods we might consider to be ordinary.

safefood urges consumers to increase intake of fruit and vegetables

13 February, 2008. Earlier today, safefood issued the findings of its review of the fruit and vegetable¹ food chain across the island of Ireland. The review found that despite consumers being well informed of the health benefits of a diet rich in fruit and vegetables, consumption of fruit and vegetables among consumers remains low.

safety is key to cracking Christmas

13 November, 2007. As the countdown to Christmas begins, safefood is reminding consumers not to wash the festive bird before placing it in the oven.

Simon says 'cook with care this summer' - NI

4 June, 2007. Chef and TV regular Simon Rimmer joined safefood today to remind consumers to pay attention to food safety this summer, particularly when cooking meat that has been minced, skewered or rolled such as burgers, sausages and kebabs.

'Strictly yum dancing' at Balmoral show

16 May, 2007. ‘Strictly Yum Dancing’ - an exciting new initiative based around healthy eating and food hygiene messages will take to the stage for the first time in Northern Ireland at this year’s Balmoral show.

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