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# Safefood

This year
2024
Social Democrats TD calls for removal of best before dates from foods
All time
25% of vegetarian 'meat substitutes' tested found not to be adequate source of protein
How to cook a decent, stress-free turkey - without the food poisoning
'Not necessary' to disinfect outside of food packaging after buying, shoppers advised
Gluten-free snacks are 'not as healthy as many people think and most who buy them are not coeliac'
'Don’t wash the turkey' and other important tips to prevent making your loved ones ill this Christmas
One-third of people believe protein bars are healthy - but they're highly processed with a lot of saturated fat
Energy drinks contain up to 17 spoons of sugar and twice as much caffeine as an espresso
Want to make your shopping trip healthier? Here's some advice
On chef duty this year? Here's everything you need to know to cook a perfect turkey (safely)
Remember when Viper Higgins made a public service video on undercooked burgers?
Half of Irish people will eat an undercooked burger - but it can cause food poisoning
Irish shift workers struggle with poor diets, a lack of sleep and higher smoking rates
Children at risk of obesity as parents bribe them with sweets and biscuits
Your Indian takeaway dinner has a LOT more food in it than one person should be eating
Good news... Irish children are getting healthier
Irish watchdog likely to recommend that energy drinks are not consumed by children
Busy lifestyles mean that young people might not be learning enough food skills to stay healthy
Debunked: Is it better to keep bread in the fridge or a bread bin?
Reilly: More shops need to stop selling sweets and chocolates at checkouts
Health watchdog wants kids to start playing Kerbs, Tip the Can and Rounders again
Aaron McKenna: Ban the school tuck shop and watch childhood obesity plummet
Aaron McKenna
Poll: Should supermarkets stop selling sweets at the checkout?
Treats at the tills: Supermarkets asked to ban sweets from the checkouts
Small glasses of cordial have up to five cubes of sugar
Here’s how ‘healthy’ foods could make you put on more weight
Irish households 'waste €700 a year' throwing out rotten food
Parents misjudging their children's weight, report shows
Obesity costs Ireland over €1.1 billion per year
Want to cut food waste? Check the dates, says safefood
Dirty dishcloths: E.coli found on more than a quarter of household cloths
Thinking about ordering a pizza later? You might want to think again...
Safefood defends its "Stop the Spread" campaign
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
Free tape measures to identify those "in denial" about their weight