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# safefood - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

How to cook a decent, stress-free turkey - without the food poisoning
# Gobble Gobble
# Gobble Gobble

How to cook a decent, stress-free turkey - without the food poisoning

Dec 23rd 2020, 8:00 PM 30,777 Views 12 Comments

Let’s try to take some of the stress out of it.

# safefood - Thursday 23 April, 2020

'Not necessary' to disinfect outside of food packaging after buying, shoppers advised
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Not necessary' to disinfect outside of food packaging after buying, shoppers advised

Apr 23rd 2020, 8:56 AM 57,993 Views 85 Comments

Dr Linda Gordon, a specialist in microbiology, said there is “no evidence” the virus is transmitted by food or food packaging.

# safefood - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Gluten-free snacks are 'not as healthy as many people think and most who buy them are not coeliac'
# Research
# Research

Gluten-free snacks are 'not as healthy as many people think and most who buy them are not coeliac'

Jan 29th 2020, 6:10 AM 23,138 Views 28 Comments

More than one in five people buy gluten-free foods, 92% of whom do not have a gluten-related disorder, according to new research.

# safefood - Sunday 22 December, 2019

'Don’t wash the turkey' and other important tips to prevent making your loved ones ill this Christmas
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

'Don’t wash the turkey' and other important tips to prevent making your loved ones ill this Christmas

Dec 22nd 2019, 1:00 PM 32,846 Views 20 Comments

Safefood said for 25% of people, this will be their first time cooking Christmas dinner.

# safefood - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

One-third of people believe protein bars are healthy - but they're highly processed with a lot of saturated fat
# Extra Protein
# Extra Protein

One-third of people believe protein bars are healthy - but they're highly processed with a lot of saturated fat

Nov 13th 2019, 7:00 AM 29,320 Views 46 Comments

The main ingredient found in 38% of protein bars was chocolate.

# safefood - Monday 7 October, 2019

Energy drinks contain up to 17 spoons of sugar and twice as much caffeine as an espresso
# Obesity
# Obesity

Energy drinks contain up to 17 spoons of sugar and twice as much caffeine as an espresso

Oct 7th 2019, 10:17 AM 89,331 Views 64 Comments

Overall energy drinks manufacturers have reduced the sugar content in their products since the sugar tax was introduced.

# safefood - 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 25,961 Views 18 Comments

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

# safefood - Monday 24 December, 2018

On chef duty this year? Here's everything you need to know to cook a perfect turkey (safely)
# Get Stuffed
# Get Stuffed

On chef duty this year? Here's everything you need to know to cook a perfect turkey (safely)

Dec 24th 2018, 11:00 AM 11,373 Views 9 Comments

Chef Adrian Martin has some top tips on how to cook a delicious Christmas roast.

# safefood - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Remember when Viper Higgins made a public service video on undercooked burgers?
# The Viper
From The Daily Edge
# The Viper

Remember when Viper Higgins made a public service video on undercooked burgers?

Mar 29th 2018, 7:40 PM 4,014 Views 3 Comments

This needs to be seen to be believed.

# safefood - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Half of Irish people will eat an undercooked burger - but it can cause food poisoning
# Burger Fever
# Burger Fever

Half of Irish people will eat an undercooked burger - but it can cause food poisoning

Jul 6th 2017, 9:33 AM 16,718 Views 46 Comments

51% of Irish adults have reported eating undercooked burgers when in restaurants.

# safefood - Monday 24 October, 2016

Irish shift workers struggle with poor diets, a lack of sleep and higher smoking rates
# Dangers Of The Shift
# Dangers Of The Shift

Irish shift workers struggle with poor diets, a lack of sleep and higher smoking rates

Oct 24th 2016, 8:48 AM 18,829 Views 32 Comments

Safefood conducted the research which also found many workers skip meals and don’t get enough sleep.

# safefood - Monday 9 May, 2016

Children at risk of obesity as parents bribe them with sweets and biscuits
# Stop The Treats
# Stop The Treats

Children at risk of obesity as parents bribe them with sweets and biscuits

May 9th 2016, 1:36 PM 13,264 Views 40 Comments

Over consumption of these treats “is a serious threat to our children’s future health” – Safefood representative

# safefood - Monday 16 November, 2015

Your Indian takeaway dinner has a LOT more food in it than one person should be eating
# Friday Treat
# Friday Treat

Your Indian takeaway dinner has a LOT more food in it than one person should be eating

Nov 16th 2015, 8:27 AM 23,640 Views 43 Comments

And you might want to check how much fat, salt, and calories is in it.

# safefood - Monday 30 March, 2015

Good news... Irish children are getting healthier
# On The Right Track
# On The Right Track

Good news... Irish children are getting healthier

Mar 30th 2015, 4:40 PM 11,913 Views 21 Comments

New figures from Safefood show people are starting to make necessary changes children’s diet and exercise.

# safefood - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Irish watchdog likely to recommend that energy drinks are not consumed by children
# Health Risk
# Health Risk

Irish watchdog likely to recommend that energy drinks are not consumed by children

Oct 30th 2014, 7:00 AM 8,886 Views 23 Comments

Safefood will make a number of recommendations to the Department of Health on these products by the end of this year.

# safefood - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Busy lifestyles mean that young people might not be learning enough food skills to stay healthy
# Microwave Dinners
# Microwave Dinners

Busy lifestyles mean that young people might not be learning enough food skills to stay healthy

Sep 4th 2014, 9:27 AM 9,854 Views 35 Comments

A new report by safefood has noted clear evidence that food skills, such as cooking and budgeting for meals, has an impact on health.

# safefood - Monday 2 June, 2014

Debunked: Is it better to keep bread in the fridge or a bread bin?
# True Or False
# True Or False

Debunked: Is it better to keep bread in the fridge or a bread bin?

Jun 2nd 2014, 4:00 PM 71,347 Views 40 Comments

Mould is likely to contaminate the bread at some point, but what is the best way of stopping this from happening?

# safefood - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Reilly: More shops need to stop selling sweets and chocolates at checkouts
# Health
# Health

Reilly: More shops need to stop selling sweets and chocolates at checkouts

May 22nd 2014, 2:12 PM 10,268 Views 74 Comments

The health minister has welcomed an announcement by Tesco to end the practice.

# safefood - Monday 31 March, 2014

Health watchdog wants kids to start playing Kerbs, Tip the Can and Rounders again
# Bring Back Play
# Bring Back Play

Health watchdog wants kids to start playing Kerbs, Tip the Can and Rounders again

Mar 31st 2014, 3:15 PM 11,940 Views 56 Comments

Anyone who grew up in an Irish housing estate will know most of the list.

# safefood - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Ban the school tuck shop and watch childhood obesity plummet
# Sweet Tooth
# Sweet Tooth

Aaron McKenna: Ban the school tuck shop and watch childhood obesity plummet

Feb 15th 2014, 8:00 AM 509 Views 88 Comments

The Department of Education has stopped short of taking a concrete step that would reduce the amount of junk food eaten by children in schools: banning junk food vending machines from schools.

# safefood - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Poll: Should supermarkets stop selling sweets at the checkout?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should supermarkets stop selling sweets at the checkout?

Feb 13th 2014, 9:35 AM 15,664 Views 152 Comments

A new campaign is calling on Irish supermarkets to make checkouts sweet-free zones. What do you think? Good idea? Bad idea?

Treats at the tills: Supermarkets asked to ban sweets from the checkouts
# Junk Food
# Junk Food

Treats at the tills: Supermarkets asked to ban sweets from the checkouts

Feb 13th 2014, 9:34 AM 6,504 Views 32 Comments

It could be an end to seeing sweets and chocolate at the tills as Safefood wants an end to unhealthy treats at queuing areas.

# safefood - Monday 2 December, 2013

Small glasses of cordial have up to five cubes of sugar
# Threats Not Treats
# Threats Not Treats

Small glasses of cordial have up to five cubes of sugar

Dec 2nd 2013, 10:31 AM 20,857 Views 57 Comments

Safefood has launched a campaign to encourage parents to give their children water instead of juices and cordials.

# safefood - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Here’s how ‘healthy’ foods could make you put on more weight
# Food
# Food

Here’s how ‘healthy’ foods could make you put on more weight

May 18th 2013, 7:15 AM 23,305 Views 63 Comments

SafeFood says many people eat larger portions than recommended if a meal is advertised as having low or reduced fat.

# safefood - Monday 6 May, 2013

Irish households 'waste €700 a year' throwing out rotten food
# Eat Or Freeze It
# Eat Or Freeze It

Irish households 'waste €700 a year' throwing out rotten food

May 6th 2013, 3:02 PM 7,222 Views 33 Comments

SafeFood says the average home could save quite a bit of money by adopting a “eat it or freeze it” model.

# safefood - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Parents misjudging their children's weight, report shows
# Overweight
# Overweight

Parents misjudging their children's weight, report shows

Feb 12th 2013, 2:51 PM 8,404 Views 24 Comments

An expert from safefood said that assessing children’s body weight should be viewed in the same way as hearing or sight test.

# safefood - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Obesity costs Ireland over €1.1 billion per year
# Health
# Health

Obesity costs Ireland over €1.1 billion per year

Nov 28th 2012, 7:34 AM 7,699 Views 67 Comments

Costs include healthcare, loss of productivity and work absenteeism.

# safefood - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Want to cut food waste? Check the dates, says safefood
# Food Waste
# Food Waste

Want to cut food waste? Check the dates, says safefood

Nov 18th 2012, 11:56 AM 7,383 Views 13 Comments

New research by safefood shows that almost a third of consumers believe ‘best before’ and ‘use by’ dates on food labels mean the same thing.

# safefood - Friday 30 March, 2012

Dirty dishcloths: E.coli found on more than a quarter of household cloths
# Dish The Dirt
# Dish The Dirt

Dirty dishcloths: E.coli found on more than a quarter of household cloths

Mar 30th 2012, 5:35 PM 4,300 Views 12 Comments

Ewww….

# safefood - Monday 27 February, 2012

Thinking about ordering a pizza later? You might want to think again...
# Calorie Count
# Calorie Count

Thinking about ordering a pizza later? You might want to think again...

Feb 27th 2012, 9:52 AM 16,364 Views 57 Comments

New research has found that the average 12-inch pizza can contain more than the total recommended daily calorie intake for one day. Uh-oh.

# safefood - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Safefood defends its "Stop the Spread" campaign
# Health
# Health

Safefood defends its "Stop the Spread" campaign

Jun 2nd 2011, 5:45 PM 1,219 Views 14 Comments

The anti-obesity campaign has been criticised for being too simplistic, but experts say it can work over time. “Stop the Spread” says that waist size can indicate an obesity problem.

# safefood - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

May 10th 2011, 7:47 PM 1,945 Views 0 Comments

Our nightly wrap-up of what’s been going on… including some hints on who to watch in tonight’s Eurovision semi-final.

Free tape measures to identify those "in denial" about their weight
# Health
# Health

Free tape measures to identify those "in denial" about their weight

May 10th 2011, 11:41 AM 2,988 Views 0 Comments

Safefood says a large number of Irish people are in denial about being overweight. It’s hoped that making the public aware of the dangers of a few extra pounds will act as a wake-up call.