European Food Safety Authority
Weedkiller subject of multimillion payout in US will still be licensed in Ireland
- August 14, 2018, 18:25
The weedkiller glyphosate, which is sold under the trade name Roundup, will continue to be licensed for use in Ireland in spite of a US court awarding(...)
Genetically modified organisms: Restriction proposal for Cabinet
- July 10, 2018, 01:59
A proposal “to restrict or prohibit” cultivation of crops containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is to be put to the Cabinet on Tuesday by M(...)
First Irish study of adult exposure to pesticide glyphosate
- May 21, 2018, 20:31
The first study of exposure in adults to glyphosate, the most commonly used pesticide in Ireland, has found the general population is subjected to “lo(...)
Do you really know what exactly is in your frozen chips?
- Food & Drink
- April 3, 2018, 07:00
Oven chips are surprisingly easy to make. Just cut up a few potatoes, sprinkle with oil, salt and maybe a few spices or herbs and put them in the oven(...)
We need to talk about cow welfare: what does the science say?
- March 29, 2018, 16:24
As marketing goes, having Beyonce and Jay Z on your side is the stuff of dreams. To the delight of vegans, the pair took to social media recently to p(...)
Are we harming our children’s health by exposing them to plastic?
- Health & Family
- February 19, 2018, 09:52
Can exposure to plastics harm your health? It’s a question currently being explored by researchers after a recent study suggested that traces of a syn(...)
Ireland set to back EU ban on bee-hazardous pesticides
- November 20, 2017, 20:24
Ireland is prepared to back an EU prohibition on bee-harming pesticides. The State has indicated it is willing to do this if the European Food Safety(...)