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# food - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Researchers say plastic is 'indispensable' so they're trying to make it more sustainable
# Food Waste
# Food Waste

Researchers say plastic is 'indispensable' so they're trying to make it more sustainable

Sep 2nd 2018, 8:00 AM 12,363 Views 20 Comments

Some 500,000 tonnes of plastic waste from the EU end up in the sea every year.

# food - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Irish stew named as one of top 50 culinary experiences in the world
# Stew Can't Be Serious
# Stew Can't Be Serious

Irish stew named as one of top 50 culinary experiences in the world

Aug 15th 2018, 8:44 AM 26,318 Views 31 Comments

It might have a love/hate reputation among Irish people, but the dish has proven a hit internationally.

# food - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

A foul smell in a chipping room, no staff toilet and rodent droppings on shelf - 15 food businesses hit with orders
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

A foul smell in a chipping room, no staff toilet and rodent droppings on shelf - 15 food businesses hit with orders

Aug 8th 2018, 11:45 AM 86,998 Views 48 Comments

The number was called “alarming”.

# food - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Sausages recalled due to presence of Salmonella
# Newbridge Meats
# Newbridge Meats

Sausages recalled due to presence of Salmonella

Aug 2nd 2018, 2:52 PM 38,188 Views 13 Comments

People who have bought the affected items should dispose of them or return them to the place of purchase.

# food - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Sandwich ingredients safe: Taoiseach rules out 'food stockpiling' in the case of a hard Brexit
# Food Hoarding
# Food Hoarding

Sandwich ingredients safe: Taoiseach rules out 'food stockpiling' in the case of a hard Brexit

Aug 1st 2018, 7:01 AM 14,101 Views 72 Comments

Leo Varadkar says while the Irish government is stockpiling medicines, it has no plans to stockpile food.

# food - Friday 27 July, 2018

Beef burgers recalled as 'use-by' date wrong by a month
# FSAI
# FSAI

Beef burgers recalled as 'use-by' date wrong by a month

Jul 27th 2018, 7:55 PM 37,234 Views 17 Comments

This recall was one of a number of notices issued by the FSAI today.

# food - Sunday 8 July, 2018

Column: 'Bord Bia need to stop asking vegetarians and vegans why we don't eat meat'
# Plant-based Diet
# Plant-based Diet

Column: 'Bord Bia need to stop asking vegetarians and vegans why we don't eat meat'

Jul 8th 2018, 7:30 PM 23,963 Views 94 Comments

Irish farmers and food producers don’t need Bord Bia to try and persuade vegetarians and vegans to eat meat, writes Eva Dowling.

Boojum says it will stop deducting till shortages from staff's tips but 'may deduct from wages'
# Shortages
# Shortages

Boojum says it will stop deducting till shortages from staff's tips but 'may deduct from wages'

Jul 8th 2018, 12:05 AM 55,451 Views 95 Comments

Mexican burrito bar Boojum has admitted to previously using staff tips to make up for shortages in the till.

# food - Friday 6 July, 2018

Dunnes Stores and Spar recall own brand pestos over possible presence of Salmonella
# FSAI
# FSAI

Dunnes Stores and Spar recall own brand pestos over possible presence of Salmonella

Jul 6th 2018, 9:55 PM 14,505 Views 11 Comments

Greenyard Frozen is also recalling various frozen vegetable products because they may contain Listeria monocytogenes.

# food - Thursday 28 June, 2018

The perfect summer feast: Crave-worthy Mexican chilli and the only guacamole recipe you'll ever need
# Fresh Flavours
# Fresh Flavours

The perfect summer feast: Crave-worthy Mexican chilli and the only guacamole recipe you'll ever need

Jun 28th 2018, 2:48 PM 10,111 Views 6 Comments

GastroGays whip up a fresh, fiery crowd-pleaser with all the trimmings.

# food - Sunday 17 June, 2018

The brain 'rewards' foods high in fats and carbohydrates
# Fast Food
# Fast Food

The brain 'rewards' foods high in fats and carbohydrates

Jun 17th 2018, 8:30 AM 16,196 Views 14 Comments

This combination of food lights up neural circuits in the reward centre of the brain.

# food - Friday 8 June, 2018

'Dead mice and cockroach infestations': Eleven food businesses closed in May
# Rodents
# Rodents

'Dead mice and cockroach infestations': Eleven food businesses closed in May

Updated Jun 8th 2018, 2:43 PM 76,953 Views 29 Comments

May was the highest month so far this year for closure orders.

# food - Sunday 3 June, 2018

The firm behind the Aungier Danger doughnut chain is headed for liquidation
# Doughnuts
# Doughnuts

The firm behind the Aungier Danger doughnut chain is headed for liquidation

Jun 3rd 2018, 6:30 AM 27,932 Views 15 Comments

But its founder says his business ‘isn’t going anywhere’ and plans to expand.

# food - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

'Real authentic': The restaurants turning Capel Street into Dublin's most exciting food quarter
# Street Eats
# Street Eats

'Real authentic': The restaurants turning Capel Street into Dublin's most exciting food quarter

May 23rd 2018, 4:02 PM 20,179 Views 11 Comments

The street is known for its array of Asian restaurants. So is it ready to outdo the unofficial Chinatown around the corner?

# food - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Kale, pumpkin and spinach - the so-called superfoods you should be eating more of
# Nutrition
From The42
# Nutrition

Kale, pumpkin and spinach - the so-called superfoods you should be eating more of

May 13th 2018, 1:15 PM 5,429 Views 5 Comments

Step away from the takeaway app.

# food - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Filthy premises and rodent infestations: Six food businesses closed in April
# Hygiene
# Hygiene

Filthy premises and rodent infestations: Six food businesses closed in April

May 8th 2018, 1:27 PM 85,817 Views 19 Comments

The businesses are located in Mayo, Kilkenny, Dublin, Louth and Clare.

# food - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Lidl recalls dried fruit products as labels were not printed in English
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Lidl recalls dried fruit products as labels were not printed in English

May 2nd 2018, 7:23 PM 21,049 Views 41 Comments

Lidl said the products may contain nuts and sulphur dioxide.

Dunnes Stores recalls yogurts due to possible presence of rubber pieces
# Refund
# Refund

Dunnes Stores recalls yogurts due to possible presence of rubber pieces

May 2nd 2018, 12:27 PM 15,193 Views 13 Comments

Customers who bought the yogurts in question will be offered a full refund.

# food - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

A third of calls made to St Vincent De Paul are from people struggling to afford food
# Food Poverty
# Food Poverty

A third of calls made to St Vincent De Paul are from people struggling to afford food

Apr 18th 2018, 2:57 PM 10,120 Views 52 Comments

One in 11 people in Ireland are estimated to experience food poverty.

# food - Friday 6 April, 2018

'We were in danger of losing the roof over our heads - there's a lot to be said for desperation'
# Darina Allen
# Darina Allen

'We were in danger of losing the roof over our heads - there's a lot to be said for desperation'

Apr 6th 2018, 9:45 AM 1,825 Views 2 Comments

Celebrity chef Darina Allen talks about starting the famous Ballymaloe Cookery School.

# food - Thursday 5 April, 2018

A Dublin lunch-ordering startup has raised €500k to expand to new countries
# Bamboo
# Bamboo

A Dublin lunch-ordering startup has raised €500k to expand to new countries

Apr 5th 2018, 5:30 PM 637 Views 0 Comments

Bamboo wants to prove its model in Singapore and London to attract more investors.

# food - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Brexit could increase cost of milk, cheese and eggs by 46%
# Hard Breakfast
# Hard Breakfast

Brexit could increase cost of milk, cheese and eggs by 46%

Mar 21st 2018, 6:15 AM 20,123 Views 90 Comments

A hard Brexit could increase the cost of living by up to €1,300 per Irish household per year.

# food - Sunday 11 March, 2018

A nice insect casserole with 3D-printed dessert: The future of your weeknight dinner
# Future Focus
# Future Focus

A nice insect casserole with 3D-printed dessert: The future of your weeknight dinner

Mar 11th 2018, 9:30 PM 12,456 Views 6 Comments

The changes coming to the way we eat – and what we eat.

# food - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

38 of the best casual dining places around Ireland... according to top chefs
# Good Eats
# Good Eats

38 of the best casual dining places around Ireland... according to top chefs

Feb 28th 2018, 3:57 PM 29,348 Views 9 Comments

We asked those in the know for the best cafés, takeaways and casual restaurants.

# food - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

A low-calorie diet with meat could reduce heart attack risk just as much as a vegetarian one
# Heart Health
# Heart Health

A low-calorie diet with meat could reduce heart attack risk just as much as a vegetarian one

Feb 27th 2018, 6:03 AM 12,486 Views 15 Comments

New research into the effetive of nutrition on heart health has been published.

# food - Sunday 25 February, 2018

The most common foods we throw out and how to keep them fresher for longer
# Advice
# Advice

The most common foods we throw out and how to keep them fresher for longer

Feb 25th 2018, 3:00 PM 50,256 Views 19 Comments

Making sure to correctly store and prepare our food means that when life gets in the way, our food can get another chance, writes Odile Le Bolloch.

# food - Saturday 24 February, 2018

This restaurant in London is the inspiration for a new plan in Galway city
# Food And Drink
# Food And Drink

This restaurant in London is the inspiration for a new plan in Galway city

Feb 24th 2018, 5:30 PM 37,408 Views 14 Comments

The idea is modelled on a similar idea on London’s South Bank.

# food - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Myth debunked: Neither the low-carb nor the low-fat diet is superior
# Diets
# Diets

Myth debunked: Neither the low-carb nor the low-fat diet is superior

Feb 21st 2018, 6:05 AM 15,051 Views 15 Comments

Cutting either carbs or fats shaves off excess weight in about the same proportion.

# food - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Mixed reactions over new voluntary codes to restrict advertising of 'high fat sugar salt' foods
# Codes Of Practice
# Codes Of Practice

Mixed reactions over new voluntary codes to restrict advertising of 'high fat sugar salt' foods

Feb 14th 2018, 5:35 PM 9,444 Views 20 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Lynn Boylan hit out at the voluntary nature of the Codes, saying Ireland needs “mandatory legislation”.

# food - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Chewing gum in wraps, a tooth in a takeaway and maggots in mashed potato - over nine food complaints a day in 2017
# Acting The Maggot
# Acting The Maggot

Chewing gum in wraps, a tooth in a takeaway and maggots in mashed potato - over nine food complaints a day in 2017

Feb 13th 2018, 12:16 PM 22,995 Views 14 Comments

Over a third of those relate to unfit food.

# food - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Ruby Tandoh: 'Food fads are toxic - they erode the faith you have in your appetite'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Ruby Tandoh: 'Food fads are toxic - they erode the faith you have in your appetite'

Feb 11th 2018, 3:00 PM 2,905 Views 16 Comments

Former Great British Bake-off contestant Ruby Tandoh has written a book that’s an antidote to stress and pressure over food and eating. She says: eat up and enjoy your food.

# food - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Food businesses closed due to 'overflowing human excrement' and 'presence of a live rodent'
# Shut Down
# Shut Down

Food businesses closed due to 'overflowing human excrement' and 'presence of a live rodent'

Feb 7th 2018, 12:50 PM 58,279 Views 25 Comments

Take aways in Limerick and Dublin were closed – as was a Cork bakery.

# food - Sunday 4 February, 2018

'Why are you throwing away so many chips?': How east Cork is tackling its food waste
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

'Why are you throwing away so many chips?': How east Cork is tackling its food waste

Feb 4th 2018, 8:00 AM 30,309 Views 15 Comments

A new initiative is helping businesses move towards a zero food waste strategy.

# food - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Keep those resolutions and get more veg in with this spiced parsnip burger recipe
# Column
# Column

Keep those resolutions and get more veg in with this spiced parsnip burger recipe

Jan 20th 2018, 12:30 PM 19,072 Views 8 Comments

Expert tips from our GIY guru, Michael Kelly, that will help you to steer clear of plastic packaging in the supermarket.

# food - Monday 15 January, 2018

Boojum are trialing a new way to calm the queues in a 'Turbo Boojum' in the IFSC
# Booj
From The Daily Edge
# Booj

Boojum are trialing a new way to calm the queues in a 'Turbo Boojum' in the IFSC

Jan 15th 2018, 4:48 PM 8,453 Views 3 Comments

FINALLY.

# food - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Poll: Are you still eating leftovers?
# So Very Full
# So Very Full

Poll: Are you still eating leftovers?

Dec 28th 2017, 9:30 AM 19,949 Views 22 Comments

Turkey sandwiches for days.

# food - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Tesco apologises after dozens of UK customers complain of 'rancid' Christmas turkeys
# Christmas Disaster
# Christmas Disaster

Tesco apologises after dozens of UK customers complain of 'rancid' Christmas turkeys

Dec 27th 2017, 11:44 AM 44,368 Views 62 Comments

Customers took to social media to complain about their spoiled Christmas dinners.

# food - Monday 18 December, 2017

Your Christmas turkey could be chemical-filled if UK agrees on post-Brexit trade deal
# Research
# Research

Your Christmas turkey could be chemical-filled if UK agrees on post-Brexit trade deal

Dec 18th 2017, 6:30 AM 14,436 Views 56 Comments

Researchers found US poultry – washed in up to four chemical disinfectants – does not meet EU safety standards.

# food - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Boojum burritos are the second most ordered food in the whole world on Deliveroo
# The Booj
From The Daily Edge
# The Booj

Boojum burritos are the second most ordered food in the whole world on Deliveroo

Dec 13th 2017, 12:06 PM 8,562 Views 7 Comments

So. Many. Burritos.

# food - Monday 11 December, 2017

8 of the most outrageous festive food offerings in shops this Christmas
# Just Because We Can
From The Daily Edge
# Just Because We Can

8 of the most outrageous festive food offerings in shops this Christmas

Dec 11th 2017, 8:00 AM 7,068 Views 2 Comments

Sloe gin mince pie, anyone?