2015

Typical Indian takeaway meal for one contains enough food for two people

16 November, 2015. Research also shows eating an average portion of pilau rice and plain naan bread contains 1,000 calories.

safefood report highlights that some lunch wraps can contain almost 1,000 calories

28 September, 2015. safefood report highlights that some lunch wraps can contain almost 1,000 calories

Public Appointment - Membership of safefood’s Advisory Committee

04 September, 2015. We are now inviting expressions of interest for membership of the Advisory Committee, which is appointed by the North-South Ministerial Council.

Northern Ireland women urged to take folic acid

27 July, 2015. safefood campaign stresses importance of women taking folic acid daily to help prevent Neural Tube Defects (NTDs) among newborns.

New safefood campaign stresses importance of women taking folic acid as a daily supplement

20 July, 2015. All women who are sexually active and who could become pregnant are being reminded of the need to take folic acid daily, irrespective of whether they are planning a pregnancy or not, a new safefood campaign launched today has urged.

True cost of a healthy food basket revealed (ROI)

24 June, 2015. New safefood study reveals low-income households need to spend ¼ of weekly income to eat healthily.

True cost of a healthy food basket revealed (NI)

09 June, 2015. New safefood study reveals low-income households need to spend ⅓ of weekly income to eat healthily.

Advice for consumers in relation to frozen, imported berries and outbreaks of Norovirus and Hepatitis A

21 May, 2015. safefood would like to advise consumers that as a precaution, all frozen imported berries should be boiled for at least one minute before consumption.

Lack of sleep putting children at risk of overweight and obesity (ROI)

20 April, 2015. New campaign also urges parents to make bedrooms screen-free.

Lack of sleep putting children at risk of overweight and obesity (NI)

20 April, 2015. New campaign also urges parents to make bedrooms screen-free.

Parents making positive changes to children’s diet and physical activity habits

30 March, 2015. New research¹ published today by safefood has revealed that parents are making positive and practical changes to their children’s diets and physical activity levels in an effort to reduce childhood obesity. 

NI parents reducing the risk of childhood obesity

30 March, 2015. Health Minister welcomes safefood research that indicates parents making positive changes to children’s diets and physical activity habits.

New safefood report reveals consumers think portion sizes only relevant when dieting

16 February, 2015. 1 in 3 find managing portion sizes difficult. Practical items like measuring cups and spoons key to understanding portions.

More than 12,000 engaged with Community Food Initiative Programme in its first year

19 January, 2015. safefood funding ten community food projects over 3 years to help tackle Food Poverty.

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