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# food - Monday 5 August, 2019

'A hidden problem': Up to half of food provided to patients in Irish hospitals is not eaten
# Food Waste
# Food Waste

'A hidden problem': Up to half of food provided to patients in Irish hospitals is not eaten

Aug 5th 2019, 12:05 AM 29,437 Views 104 Comments

The HSE said it is working to implement guidelines in hospitals to address food waste.

# food - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Irish online shoppers will have to pay more when buying from UK retailers post a no-deal Brexit
# Brexit Planning
# Brexit Planning

Irish online shoppers will have to pay more when buying from UK retailers post a no-deal Brexit

Jul 9th 2019, 6:45 PM 13,938 Views 48 Comments

An updated action plan on a no-deal Brexit was discussed at Cabinet today.

# food - Monday 8 July, 2019

Cockroaches and rodent droppings: 11 food businesses received closure orders in June
# FSAI
# FSAI

Cockroaches and rodent droppings: 11 food businesses received closure orders in June

Jul 8th 2019, 12:54 PM 81,961 Views 47 Comments

Four of the orders were issued to businesses in the Moore Street Mall in Dublin city centre.

# food - Sunday 7 July, 2019

'Frustrating' regulations affecting ethnic restaurants as work permit crackdown continues
# Takeaways
# Takeaways

'Frustrating' regulations affecting ethnic restaurants as work permit crackdown continues

Jul 7th 2019, 12:05 AM 27,069 Views 30 Comments

A backlog in applications also means the current processing time for standard work permit applications is 13 weeks.

# food - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Irish food companies are accelerating Brexit preparations as a no-deal 'cliff-edge' looms
# Policy And Economy
# Policy And Economy

Irish food companies are accelerating Brexit preparations as a no-deal 'cliff-edge' looms

Jun 27th 2019, 10:27 AM 187 Views 0 Comments

Many companies are stockholding weeks worth of goods.

# food - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Fast-food kids' meals have less energy, fat, and salt than full-service restaurants - study
# Food For Thought
# Food For Thought

Fast-food kids' meals have less energy, fat, and salt than full-service restaurants - study

Jun 12th 2019, 10:21 AM 15,898 Views 37 Comments

Meal deal options, although cheaper, can exceed dietary recommendations when compared to a single kid’s main course.

# food - Friday 31 May, 2019

McCain Foods recalls batch of hash brown due to possible presence of plastic
# FSAI
# FSAI

McCain Foods recalls batch of hash brown due to possible presence of plastic

May 31st 2019, 12:54 PM 8,668 Views 23 Comments

It’s recalling the batches with the quality number W25032019 with production times from 12:00 to 23:59.

# food - Friday 29 March, 2019

Lidl doesn't plan to launch its £1.50 damaged fruit and veg boxes in Ireland
# Uk Initiative
# Uk Initiative

Lidl doesn't plan to launch its £1.50 damaged fruit and veg boxes in Ireland

Mar 29th 2019, 6:30 AM 36,428 Views 44 Comments

The scheme is being rolled out across of all Lidl’s stores in England, Scotland and Wales.

# food - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Fast food giant Leon to open first Irish branch on site of former Temple Bar landmark
# Leon
# Leon

Fast food giant Leon to open first Irish branch on site of former Temple Bar landmark

Mar 19th 2019, 4:48 PM 55,525 Views 34 Comments

The healthy fast food outlet will be located on Crown Alley, in the building of the former Eager Beaver shop.

# food - Monday 11 March, 2019

What would happen to food in Ireland if there's a no-deal Brexit?
# Spoiled My Appetite
# Spoiled My Appetite

What would happen to food in Ireland if there's a no-deal Brexit?

Mar 11th 2019, 12:05 AM 73,002 Views 62 Comments

Businesses are keeping schtum, and this is an event that’s never happened before – still, we’ve an idea of what it would mean.

# food - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Thai food chain Camile is trialling its 'virtual' ramen bar in Ireland

Thai food chain Camile is trialling its 'virtual' ramen bar in Ireland

Mar 10th 2019, 4:00 PM 34,570 Views 47 Comments

The company’s Slammin’ Ramen concept was first tested in London.

# food - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Talk of post-Brexit 'chlorinated chicken and hormone beef' is a 'smear campaign', claims US envoy
# Food Standards
# Food Standards

Talk of post-Brexit 'chlorinated chicken and hormone beef' is a 'smear campaign', claims US envoy

Mar 2nd 2019, 7:01 PM 28,971 Views 56 Comments

The US ambassador to the UK says the public is being misled.

# food - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

48 hours in Galway: An insider guide to the very best of the city's buzzing food scene
# Culinary Capital
# Culinary Capital

48 hours in Galway: An insider guide to the very best of the city's buzzing food scene

Feb 20th 2019, 5:34 PM 28,852 Views 2 Comments

In the last decade, Galway has won recognition as a thriving culinary hotspot. Here’s how to make the best of it.

# food - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Venezuela's government to stage concert to rival Richard Branson's charity one
# Aid
# Aid

Venezuela's government to stage concert to rival Richard Branson's charity one

Feb 19th 2019, 8:49 AM 13,569 Views 20 Comments

The concert will be held on the Simon Bolivar bridge which links San Antonio, Venezuela with Cucuta, in Colombia, where aid sent by the US is being held up and stored.

# food - Monday 11 February, 2019

The Quays Restaurant in Temple Bar was closed after 'an active cockroach infestation' was found
# FSAI
# FSAI

The Quays Restaurant in Temple Bar was closed after 'an active cockroach infestation' was found

Feb 11th 2019, 1:42 PM 46,633 Views 25 Comments

The business was one of nine food businesses to be closed by inspectors in January.

# food - Thursday 31 January, 2019

SuperValu recalls batch of cereal due to possible presence of insects
# Fruit And Fibre
# Fruit And Fibre

SuperValu recalls batch of cereal due to possible presence of insects

Jan 31st 2019, 5:11 PM 18,260 Views 21 Comments

The FSAI announced the recalls on its website this afternoon.

Breakfast may not be the most important meal of the day after all
# Weight Loss
# Weight Loss

Breakfast may not be the most important meal of the day after all

Jan 31st 2019, 9:43 AM 51,009 Views 35 Comments

New research has shown that skipping breakfast might not have an adverse effect on a person’s weight.

# food - Monday 21 January, 2019

Want to make your shopping trip healthier? Here's some advice
# Special Offers
# Special Offers

Want to make your shopping trip healthier? Here's some advice

Jan 21st 2019, 10:21 AM 25,947 Views 18 Comments

More than one-third of supermarket products on special offer are high in fat, sugar and salt.

# food - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Opinion: If you are planning on passing off your unwanted junk food as presents - stop!
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: If you are planning on passing off your unwanted junk food as presents - stop!

Jan 19th 2019, 6:00 PM 53,950 Views 33 Comments

With the majority of Irish adults overweight and children’s tooth decay on the rise, its time to think about the real cost giving sugary gifts, writes Mary McCarthy.

# food - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Red meat and sugar consumption must halve by 2050 to save planet, scientists warn
# High Steaks
# High Steaks

Red meat and sugar consumption must halve by 2050 to save planet, scientists warn

Jan 17th 2019, 6:20 AM 30,420 Views 114 Comments

The EAT-Lancet Commission warned that major changes are needed over the next three decades.

# food - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

14 of the most incredible bucket-list dinners around Ireland, according to top chefs
# Once In A Lifetime
# Once In A Lifetime

14 of the most incredible bucket-list dinners around Ireland, according to top chefs

Jan 2nd 2019, 4:55 PM 26,407 Views 9 Comments

What are the dinners you should be travelling for? We asked some of the country’s best chefs for their take.

# food - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

Three non-Irish gals tell us how they celebrate Christmas
# Christmas Abroad
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas Abroad

Three non-Irish gals tell us how they celebrate Christmas

Dec 26th 2018, 1:00 PM 3,288 Views 0 Comments

The French have a lot of cheese and champagne – go figure!

# food - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Opinion: Why I no longer have turkey for Christmas dinner
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Why I no longer have turkey for Christmas dinner

Dec 23rd 2018, 9:30 AM 25,795 Views 103 Comments

Unlike turkey flesh, vegan foods are cholesterol-free and high in fibre and other nutrients, importantly they are also delicious, writes Elisa Allen.

# food - Monday 10 December, 2018

Cockroaches and gnaw marks on a loaf of bread: 13 Irish food businesses closed by FSAI in November
# Food Closures
# Food Closures

Cockroaches and gnaw marks on a loaf of bread: 13 Irish food businesses closed by FSAI in November

Dec 10th 2018, 2:27 PM 97,840 Views 24 Comments

13 closure orders and one prohibition order were served against businesses last month.

# food - Sunday 2 December, 2018

As Uber Eats arrives in Ireland, Deliveroo threatens defecting restaurants with higher rates
# Uber Eats
# Uber Eats

As Uber Eats arrives in Ireland, Deliveroo threatens defecting restaurants with higher rates

Dec 2nd 2018, 12:15 PM 36,228 Views 47 Comments

Competition in on-demand delivery has intensified with the new player in town.

Deli worker who told bosses they'd stocked 'cake infested with worms' loses WRC claim
# Deli Dispute
# Deli Dispute

Deli worker who told bosses they'd stocked 'cake infested with worms' loses WRC claim

Dec 2nd 2018, 10:00 AM 46,260 Views 0 Comments

The WRC found that the man had not been punished by the supermarket for raising health and safety concerns.

# food - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Happy Pear to enjoy record revenues of €10 million this year
# Two Of A Kind
# Two Of A Kind

Happy Pear to enjoy record revenues of €10 million this year

Nov 22nd 2018, 5:23 PM 40,998 Views 53 Comments

The business now operates three outlets – two in Greystones and one in Clondalkin.

# food - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Four Star Pizza is eyeing a move into Britain as it hits saturation point in Ireland
# Takeaway
# Takeaway

Four Star Pizza is eyeing a move into Britain as it hits saturation point in Ireland

Nov 3rd 2018, 10:45 AM 21,987 Views 58 Comments

The pizza chain’s director says it is already “at capacity” in many areas of the local market.

# food - Monday 15 October, 2018

Irish food group Greencore sells its US wing for more than $1 billion
# Big Green
# Big Green

Irish food group Greencore sells its US wing for more than $1 billion

Oct 15th 2018, 11:45 AM 10,484 Views 5 Comments

The Dublin-based firm recently moved to restructure its US business after a profit warning.

# food - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Dark kitchens and Danny DeVito algorithms: How Deliveroo plans to corner food deliveries
# Take Away
# Take Away

Dark kitchens and Danny DeVito algorithms: How Deliveroo plans to corner food deliveries

Oct 13th 2018, 8:30 PM 15,968 Views 23 Comments

The UK company is looking to roll out its ‘Editions’ sites across key markets – including Ireland.

# food - Friday 28 September, 2018

Bags of unwashed spinach and mixed leaves recalled over presence of bug-causing bacteria
# Recall
# Recall

Bags of unwashed spinach and mixed leaves recalled over presence of bug-causing bacteria

Sep 28th 2018, 11:41 AM 49,124 Views 27 Comments

Consumers have been warned about the detection of Listeria monocytogenes bacteria in two batches of the leaves.

# food - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

An insider guide to the most delicious vegan food in Dublin - from burgers to buddha bowls
# Vegan Eats
# Vegan Eats

An insider guide to the most delicious vegan food in Dublin - from burgers to buddha bowls

Sep 26th 2018, 4:52 PM 35,069 Views 14 Comments

We asked the experts how for their recommendations: from burgers to buddha bowls and beyond.

# food - Monday 24 September, 2018

Celebrity-endorsed fad diets 'can do real damage to cancer patients'
# Nutrition
# Nutrition

Celebrity-endorsed fad diets 'can do real damage to cancer patients'

Sep 24th 2018, 6:15 AM 13,044 Views 41 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society wants to debunk some of the myths that exist around cancer.

# food - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

'Food terrorism': Australian strawberry scare continues as more needles found in fruit in copycat attacks
# Pins And Needles
# Pins And Needles

'Food terrorism': Australian strawberry scare continues as more needles found in fruit in copycat attacks

Sep 18th 2018, 9:12 AM 20,528 Views 15 Comments

There have been 20 cases in the state of New South Wales alone.

# food - Saturday 15 September, 2018

GIY: My father-in-law still dismisses kale as cattlefeed - but these days it’s rightly valued as a nutritional powerhouse
# Grow It Yourself
# Grow It Yourself

GIY: My father-in-law still dismisses kale as cattlefeed - but these days it’s rightly valued as a nutritional powerhouse

Sep 15th 2018, 8:30 AM 12,854 Views 19 Comments

Michael Kelly on the virtues of a relatively low-maintenance crop that tolerates even the harshest of winters.

Fast-food chain sees 'huge' opportunities in Dublin - despite competition and high rent
# Leon
# Leon

Fast-food chain sees 'huge' opportunities in Dublin - despite competition and high rent

Sep 15th 2018, 7:00 AM 28,238 Views 18 Comments

The UK-based franchise has pushed back the launch of its first Irish outlet until early next year.

# food - Saturday 8 September, 2018

'Raw food doesn't have to be scary - but I think it's time for a bowl of homely hot soup'
# GIY
# GIY

'Raw food doesn't have to be scary - but I think it's time for a bowl of homely hot soup'

Sep 8th 2018, 8:30 AM 14,945 Views 5 Comments

If you really want a slice of raw goodness, Michael Kelly has just the recipe, but he is warming up this autumn to the comfort of hot dishes.

# food - Friday 7 September, 2018

Batch of 'Harvest Moon' hummus recalled due to listeria detection
# Recall
# Recall

Batch of 'Harvest Moon' hummus recalled due to listeria detection

Sep 7th 2018, 9:44 PM 12,677 Views 7 Comments

Aldi is recalling a batch of its Deli Green Pesto due to listeria detection.

# food - Monday 3 September, 2018

Tesco organic almonds recalled due to presence of Salmonella
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Tesco organic almonds recalled due to presence of Salmonella

Sep 3rd 2018, 8:08 PM 11,049 Views 10 Comments

A range of Tullyard Farm meat products are also being recalled due to processing in an unapproved facility.