2010

Swords Sisters win Allergy NI Young Person of the Year award

Tuesday, 12 January 2010. Swords sisters Louise (17) and Edel (8) Connolly were named winners of the Allergy NI Young Person of the Year Award at a recent awards ceremony, in Belfast, sponsored by safefood.

New Funding Awarded to Community Food Initiatives across the island of Ireland in a bid to help tackle Food Poverty

Wednesday, 27th January. New Funding Awarded to Community Food Initiatives across the island of Ireland in a bid to help tackle Food Poverty.

safefood reminds consumers of the need for better food hygiene in the home

24 March, 2010. safefood research reveals that although seven in ten consumers believe that they prepare, cook and store food safely, research conducted with consumers in test kitchens and domestic homes has in fact highlighted poor food hygiene habits.

Research reveals eight in ten parents recognise their eating habits influence their children’s

Monday, 29 March 2010. Research conducted for the ‘Little Steps’ campaign, reveals that eight in ten parents recognise the influence their eating habits have on their children.

safefood advice for consumers in relation to Salmonella linked to duck eggs

April 23, 2010. Salmonella can cause serious illness in humans and recent reports have linked duck eggs with Salmonella food poisoning. safefood reminds consumers to exercise care when preparing duck eggs.

safefood calls on a ‘one health’ approach to combat antimicrobial resistance

April 28, 2010. safefood today played host to an ‘Antimicrobial resistance and food safety conference’, which brought together leading authorities from Ireland and the UK.

safefood highlights food hygiene risks in the home at this year’s Balmoral Show

May 12, 2010. safefood today reminded consumers to keep food safety on the menu by highlighting poor food hygiene practices common in the home.

Smaller portion sizes on the menu for Happy Heart Eat Out Month

Monday, 31 May 2010. Research conducted for the ‘Happy Heart Eat Out’ campaign, revealed that 68% of consumers think offering smaller portion sizes is a good idea.

66% of consumers have not heard of Northern Ireland’s most common form of food poisoning

Monday, 7 June 2010. New survey highlights the importance of good food hygiene in the kitchen Monday, 7th June 2010: New research for this year’s Food Safety Week reveals that two thirds of consumers have not heard of Campylobacter.

Partnership key to addressing obesity in young people

15 June, 2010. safefood and the All-island Obesity Action forum today hosted a workshop which looked at a European model in use for tackling obesity in young people and specifically, the experiences of the EPODE European Network (France).

Visit safefood's interactive kitchen at this summer's Northern Ireland Agricultural Shows

Come visit safefood's interactive kitchen at this summer's Northern Ireland Agricultural Shows.

safefood teams up with local butchers to deliver food safety advice

Tuesday, August 3, 2010. safefood has teamed up with local butchers across the island of Ireland to promote the importance of food safety and healthy eating to consumers when purchasing and preparing raw meats.

Advice for consumers in relation to Salmonella linked to duck eggs

14 September, 2010. Salmonella can cause serious illness in humans and recent reports have linked duck eggs with Salmonella food poisoning. safefood reminds consumers to exercise care when preparing duck eggs.

Politicians join forces to tackle weighty issue

Tuesday 28 September, 2010. A cross-party group of TDs and Senators today announced their participation in Weigh2Live, safefood’s free weight loss website, in an attempt to continue to shed some weight and improve their lifestyles.

New safefood research reveals the majority of the Irish population are consuming too much salt

November 4, 2010. safefood today announced the findings of new in-depth research into the dietary salt intake of the Irish population at a conference in Cork.

Consumers need to become more aware of salt levels in foods

15 November, 2010. Eating a typical lunch of a bowl of soup, a bacon, lettuce and tomato (BLT) sandwich and a chocolate muffin can account for more than an adults’ recommended salt intake per day.

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