2014

New report shows men’s health disadvantaged because of their food-related behaviour

09 December, 2014. A new report launched today finds that Irish men’s food behaviour puts them at a disadvantage health-wise compared with women.

Invitation to tender for research projects

14 November, 2014. safefood is inviting tenders for research projects.

Obesity seminar examines role of "Candy-coated Marketing" to children

11 November, 2014. safefood today hosted a seminar as part of its All Island Obesity Action Forum series which examined the role of food marketing to children and how children understand these messages.

Eatright.eu helps Early School Leavers cook up a storm

23 October, 2014. New website to focus on healthy eating, food safety and physical activity.

Parents urged to say ‘No’ and cut down on sweets, biscuits and crisps everyday

22 September, 2014. As part of its campaign to take on childhood obesity, safefood is urging parents to say no to everyday sweets, biscuits and crisps and cut down on the amount of treat foods children are eating.

New research offers insight into food skills on the island of Ireland

03 September, 2014. Knowledge of healthy eating not enough to improve dietary health.

New research reveals public acceptance to policies addressing obesity

16 June, 2014. Highest support for child-related policies.

New research highlights links betweeen advertising and preschoolers' food brand knowledge

02 June, 2014. Preschool children recognised twice as many unhealthy brands as healthy ones – even where healthy brands were advertised as often

safefood is inviting tenders for research projects

30 May, 2014. safefood is responsible for promoting food safety and healthy eating on the island of Ireland. To support our knowledge base, we would like to invite tenders for research in the following subject areas:

safefood welcome Tesco Ireland announcement

22 May, 2014. safefood welcome Tesco Ireland announcement to remove sweets from checkouts and queuing areas in all stores.

Ready, Steady, Bring Back Play!

31 February, 2014. New drive to encourage activity as 4 out of 5 Irish children not active enough.

safefood asks supermarkets to introduce healthier checkouts

13 February, 2014. 73% believe having junk food at shop checkouts contributes to obesity.

Local student gives a healthy breakfast the ‘big thumbs up’

20 January, 2014. Belmont House Special School pupil named overall winner in "Boosting Breakfast" t-shirt slogan competition.

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