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# labelling - Monday 3 April, 2017

New laws are coming in to cut 'food fraud' and prevent another horsemeat scandal

But the EU plan stops short of replicating Ireland’s country-of-origin labelling system.

# labelling - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Could your bottle of beer soon carry scary, cigarette-style warning labels?

The Health Minister will get the power to set the size of warnings on alcohol products.

# labelling - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Smithwick's will be the first Irish beer to reveal its calories

The information labels are expected to feature across the entire Guinness range by early 2017.

# labelling - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Food labels in Ireland need to be transparent and readable for consumers

Ross Golden-Bannon writes that food labels should say exactly what is contained in our food.

# labelling - Monday 25 January, 2016

Company which made asylum-seekers wear wristbands compared to Nazis

“It harks back to the Nazi regime with people being forced to wear a Star of David.”

# labelling - Monday 30 March, 2015

Curious about where your meat comes from? Wonder no more

New rules will come into effect for poultry, pork and lamb tomorrow.

# labelling - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Is Guinness good for you? Look at the label

Diageo will start displaying nutritional information on alcohol.

# labelling - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Calorie labelling on alcohol could soon be mandatory

Is it a good or bad idea?

# labelling - Monday 3 November, 2014

Have food allergies? Life's going to get a little easier for you next month

New labelling laws covering loose food will be introduced next month.

# labelling - Friday 25 July, 2014

Shops could STILL be codding customers with mislabelled fish

Preliminary results have shown that white fish is being mislabelled as different species.

# labelling - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Drinks industry calls for pregnancy warning labels

Reacting to research that shows a decline in pregnant women drinking, an alcohol lobby group says drinks should carry warning labels.

# labelling - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Baby pics to be banned from infant food packaging

New EU laws are to help encourage breastfeeding and were welcomed by one Irish MEP.

# labelling - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Column: US alcohol companies are proposing nutrition labels for booze, should we follow suit?

US alcohol manufacturers might soon reveal calorie content and other nutritional information on bottles and cans, should Ireland do likewise? asks Molly Garboden.

# labelling - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Horsemeat scandal to play 'significant role' in Irish food business growth

A new Europe-wide focus on labelling and traceability could increase turnover for these businesses over the next year, according to a new report.

# labelling - Saturday 23 February, 2013

UPDATE: Horsemeat containing harmful drug ‘entered food chain’ in France

Meanwhile, French President Francois Hollande has called for compulsory labelling and traceability of meat in processed foods in Europe.

# labelling - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Figures show scale of non-compliance with food labelling and traceability

The figures were released over the past year and also indicate how many prosecutions took place.

# labelling - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

What do the new EU food information rules mean for consumers?

The new rules mean that food can’t have misleading labels, pre-packaged foods must say if they contain allergens, and refined oils and fats can be grouped together.

# labelling - Thursday 6 September, 2012

Sample DNA testing of pigmeat begins

The testing is to expose misleading labelling of meat, the Irish Farmers’ Association has said.

# labelling - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Column: ‘People speak to me like I’m ET’ – why social labelling is a problem

We need to change the way we view people with special needs, writes Adam Harris, who has Asperger Syndrome.

# labelling - Monday 18 June, 2012

'Incorrect and inconsistent': Food businesses criticised over allergen controls

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has said that manufacturers of food in Ireland need to strengthen their allergen labelling and control policies.

# labelling - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Column: Feeling unhealthy? It could be what you’re eating…

The food we live on is less healthy than ever before – and some of it is hardly food at all. But a few simple actions can help turn the tide, writes Emma Murphy.