Fun with E-numbers

Deirdre Cosgrove fact checks the notion that E-numbers - especially food colours - are bad for you.

17/04/2019   by Deirdre Cosgrove  

The food safety facts on slow cooking

Slow cooking is a method of cooking which uses relatively low temperatures (79°C – 93°C) for a long period of time to cook food.

30/01/2017   by Sarah Norberg  

Can you teach your Aunt to "not wash chicken"?

"We’re doing a campaign to encourage people not to wash raw chicken in the autumn" I said, matter-of-factly. "Oh" they said. Tumbleweed.

06/11/2014   by Aileen McGloin  

Don’t wash your chicken!

"Wait, what? You said don’t wash the chicken? But we’ve always washed the chicken - Granny used to wash the Christmas turkey too; I thought it was covered in germs!?"

02/11/2014   by Linda Gordon  

Food safety tips for a great holiday

I love my holidays especially trying new tasty foods. On the down side, unfortunately we have all heard stories about people who have been struck down with food poisoning while on holiday, which can be very distressing at any time but even more so if you are thousands of miles from home.

17/07/2014   by Mairead McCann