Most salt   is consumed before we hit the salt cellar at the table

An upsurge in salt intake may be linked to thousands of extra cases of heart disease, stroke and stomach cancer, a new study has found. Excess salt (...)

Irish consumers have a distinct preference for beef from grass-fed cattle. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Ireland’s livestock sector shows little signs as yet of engaging with so-called “clean meat”, a new technology expected to cause significant food-sect(...)

There was “prolific evidence” of mice droppings observed in the premises including on all food shelving in the Co Wexford premises.

A “luxury homemade dessert” business has been ordered to close after food safety inspectors discovered nine dead mice in its production area, and mous(...)

Prof Donal O’Shea is consultant endocrinologist at St Vincent’s University Hospital and St Columcille’s Hospital, Dublin. He also lectures in endocrinology to medical students at UCD and the RCSI

Since his return to Ireland in 1999, Prof Donal O’Shea has been the lead clinician for a hospital-based multi-disciplinary obesity service in St Vince(...)

A study by the Food Safety Authority has found there are no health risks for children or adults because of exposure to fluoride in food, beverages and drinking water.
Fluoride: safe to drink

The Food Safety Authority has declared there are no health risks for children or adults because of exposure to fluoride in food, beverages and drinkin(...)

Research is key to establishing what course is the correct one for you. Photograph: iStockphoto

Just over 30 per cent of graduates from Irish third-level institutions now progress onto postgraduate studies, a drop of 10 per cent from the highs of(...)

Dublin North West TD Noel Rock has claimed  minimum unit pricing, a bid to prevent low cost sales of alcohol, was based on “middle class guilt with working class consequences”. File photograph: PA

Irish teenagers are the second most sober in the EU, a Fine Gael backbencher has claimed as he rejected all the major elements of the Government’s Bil(...)

Consumers have been warned against buying products that wrongly claim to be able to test for food intolerances and retail pharmacies have been told to(...)

Catherine Martin has expressed concerns about the number of people left “in a living nightmare” after purchasing homes that were poorly constructed during the property boom.

Dublin City Council has sought legal advice on what legislation it should use to tackle fire safety concerns around overcrowding in private rented res(...)

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine officials are investigating an outbreak of a disease called sarcocystosis in lambs that is believed to have originated in Donegal.

More than 400 lamb carcasses have been condemned at meat plants around the Republic after the animals were found to have a disease that can be transmi(...)

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