Trans-fatty acid restriction

Restrictions on the use of trans-fatty acids in restaurants and cafes in 11 New York states was associated with a drop in heart attacks and strokes.


28/04/2017   by Anne Parle  

Physical activity in Irish school-children

A study of school children in the Republic of Ireland has found that few children met physical activity and screen time recommendations.

28/04/2017   by Anne Parle  

Consumer acceptance of changes to restaurant menus

A study published in scientific journal Obesity found that small reductions in calories, fat, saturated fat and sodium of restaurant menu items were acceptable by consumers.

12/04/2017   by Anne Parle  

WHO guidelines for monitoring junk food marketing to children

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a new tool for monitoring the marketing of food and beverages to children via television and the internet.

11/04/2017   by Anne Parle  

Food and You Report

The Food Standards Agency released the findings from the latest "Food and You" survey (Wave 4). It provides information on the public’s behaviours, attitudes and knowledge regarding food safety and food issues.

07/04/2017   by Anne Parle  

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