Tag Archives: Food

Rebel streak helps teens avoid junk food

Harnessing the rebellious streak among teenagers may help efforts to get youngsters to cut down on junk food, a study suggests. Researchers in the United States reported that altering the way teenagers see adverts for fast food companies can lead to a change in dietary choices. The study from researchers at Chicago Booth University and… Read More »

Eight food businesses were issued with enforcement orders by the FSAI last month

Eight food businesses were issued with enforcement orders by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland last month. The monthly review was released by the FSAI on Friday evening. The eight businesses are dotted around the country. They are: Red Chilli (Take Away), Main Street, Maynooth, Kildare Apache Pizza & Curry House, Unit 2 Johnstown Road, Enfield,… Read More »

Supermarkets misleading shoppers on healthy food, say nutritionists

Products high in salt and saturated fats are being marketed as healthy by leading supermarkets, BBC Radio 5 Live Investigates has found. The British Dietetic Association said stores including Tesco, Morrisons and Sainsbury’s were being “unhelpful” and “confusing” customers. The Royal Society for Public Health called for an independent supermarket regulator. Supermarkets said they were… Read More »