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#Labelling

# labelling - Monday 3 April, 2017

New laws are coming in to cut 'food fraud' and prevent another horsemeat scandal
# Hold Your Horses
# Hold Your Horses

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

Apr 3rd 2017, 10:58 AM 10,587 Views 16 Comments

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?
# Drinking Kills
# Drinking Kills

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

Feb 19th 2017, 12:05 AM 17,346 Views 65 Comments

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
# New Labelling
# New Labelling

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

Jun 30th 2016, 1:59 PM 22,263 Views 59 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Mar 23rd 2016, 7:30 PM 730 Views 45 Comments

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
# Labelling
# Labelling

Company which made asylum-seekers wear wristbands compared to Nazis

Jan 25th 2016, 11:30 AM 14,775 Views 85 Comments

“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
# Country Of Origin
# Country Of Origin

Curious about where your meat comes from? Wonder no more

Mar 30th 2015, 6:30 PM 15,255 Views 53 Comments

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
# Diageo

Is Guinness good for you? Look at the label

Mar 21st 2015, 1:27 PM 26,366 Views 54 Comments

Diageo will start displaying nutritional information on alcohol.

# labelling - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Calorie labelling on alcohol could soon be mandatory
# Make Mine A Single
# Make Mine A Single

Calorie labelling on alcohol could soon be mandatory

Nov 4th 2014, 8:38 PM 10,177 Views 30 Comments

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
# Eat Up
# Eat Up

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

Nov 3rd 2014, 10:46 AM 14,632 Views 19 Comments

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
# Something Fishy
# Something Fishy

Shops could STILL be codding customers with mislabelled fish

Jul 25th 2014, 6:45 AM 9,748 Views 28 Comments

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
# Warning
# Warning

Drinks industry calls for pregnancy warning labels

Aug 27th 2013, 10:30 PM 6,592 Views 33 Comments

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
# Breastfeeding
# Breastfeeding

Baby pics to be banned from infant food packaging

Jun 12th 2013, 6:30 AM 11,312 Views 44 Comments

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?
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jun 11th 2013, 7:30 PM 3 Views 24 Comments

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
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

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

Apr 9th 2013, 11:45 AM 5,275 Views 6 Comments

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
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

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

Feb 23rd 2013, 2:45 PM 9,628 Views 39 Comments

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
# Labelling
# Labelling

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

Feb 6th 2013, 2:22 PM 5,844 Views 10 Comments

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?
# Food Rules
# Food Rules

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

Dec 5th 2012, 6:45 AM 4,773 Views 20 Comments

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
# Farming
# Farming

Sample DNA testing of pigmeat begins

Sep 6th 2012, 11:14 AM 3,449 Views 7 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Aug 30th 2012, 7:00 AM 389 Views 20 Comments

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
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

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

Jun 18th 2012, 5:36 PM 4,083 Views 8 Comments

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…
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jan 3rd 2012, 7:30 AM 1,992 Views 57 Comments

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.