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How much salt is good for you?

Date: 2005. We all know that too much salt is bad for our hearts. But the fact is that even if you completely stopped adding salt to your food you’d still be 100% over the recommended daily allowance. How?

Think... before you drink... unpasteurised milk

Date: 2002. Routine tests do not specifically check for E. coli, Salmonella and other potentially harmful bacteria which may be present in unpasteurised milk.

Managing food on shift work

Date: October, 2016. An exploration of the eating patterns, related lifestyle behaviours and experiences of shift workers on the island of Ireland.

What you need to know about Campylobacter

Date: 2004. Campylobacter is a bacterium found in the intestines of many types of animals and is the most common bacterial cause of diarrhoeal illness.

What you need to know about E. Coli 0157

Date: 2002. E. coli O157 belongs to a large group of bacteria called Escherichia coli (or E. coli for short). Many E. coli are harmless and they occur naturally in the gut of animals and humans.

What is the cost of a healthy food basket in Northern Ireland in 2016?

Date: September, 2016. The cost of food and the amount of available income are key determinants of access to a healthy diet.

Assessment of antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli in meat production systems

Date: August, 2016. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of E. coli resistant to three key classes of antimicrobials in raw meat.

What you need to know about Salmonella

Date: 2002. Salmonella is a bacterium commonly found in the intestines of humans and animals. It can also be found on raw meats, poultry, eggs and in unpasteurised milk.

BSE - how safe is beef today?

Date: 2000. The Departments of Agriculture in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland monitor cattle to make sure that no BSE-infected cattle enter the food chain. Their strict controls mean that there is now an extremely low risk of contracting the human form of BSE.

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