Nutrition Standards for School Meals

Today the new Nutrition Standards for School Meals were launched by the Minister for Health, the Minister for Education and Skills and the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection. These standards are designed to ensure the School Meals programme follows the national Healthy Eating Guidelines.

25/09/2017   by Anne Parle  

Children in emergency accommodation living off fast food

A report released by Focus Ireland entitled "Food Access and Nutritional Health of Families in Emergency Accommodation" has highlighted the struggle of families in emergency accommodation to maintain a healthy diet.

15/08/2017   by Anne Parle  

Consumers & their food report

Bord Bia have released a new report on the food attitudes, shopping and cooking trends of adults in the Republic of Ireland.

03/08/2017   by Anne Parle  

Supermarket receipts could provide nutrition information

Researchers at Birmingham City University say a new traffic light system on till receipts showing the nutritional information for an entire supermarket shop could allow people to make healthier choices about food.

01/08/2017   by Anne Parle  

Ambition and Action in Nutrition 2016-2025

The World Health Organization (WHO) have released a nutrition strategy entitled "Ambition and Action in Nutrition 2016-2025". The strategy aims to define the role of the WHO in advancing nutrition.

27/06/2017   by Anne Parle  

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