Dr Conor Graham of the Marine and Freshwater Research Centre at the Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, and Dr Liam Morrison, at the Ryan Institute, NUI Galway, explaining their research. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni

Two new studies by Irish environmental scientists have established a shellfish “fingerprint”, tracing the food from sea to plate with pinpoint accurac(...)

Raw fish from either salt water or fresh water can be a source of human infection due to the presence of parasites. Photograph: iStock

Some 90 per cent of 11 sushi producers audited by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) fell short of the standards needed to make sure consumer(...)

A large container containing illegal alcohol was found during the raid. Photograph: Garda Press Office

A 36-year-old man’s flat has been raided as gardaí investigate the alleged sale of illegal alcohol to homeless people in Cork. Customs officials and (...)

Inspectors  found a live mouse and a large amount of rodent droppings in the Donnybrook restaurant’s kitchen.  File photograph: iStock

A restaurant in Donnybrook, Dublin has been served with a closure order after a live mouse and rodent droppings were discovered in the kitchen. The (...)

Bumper sell out shows from the likes of Jenny Greene and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra (above) contributed to the rise in box office revenues at the Galway Arts Festival last year

The latest play in Donald Trump’s high-stakes gamble on a tariff war with China saw the US president claiming that Beijing is seeking talks on a deal (...)

Sales of Irish whiskey have soared in recent years.

The Irish Whiskey Association (IWA) has lodged several complaints with the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) about what it claims is the mislabe(...)

The availability of synthetic meat will lead to dramatic changes in human diets, while being immensely challenging for the farming and agrifood industry.   Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Food production driven by science is about to enter an era of rapid innovation. Synthetic meat composed from stem cells in cattle, and made with remar(...)

Dr Pamela Byrne, chief executive of Food Safety Authority of Ireland, and Dr Bernhard Url, executive director of the European Food Safety Authority. Photograph: Shane O’Neill, SON Photographic

The world has to wake up to the implications of a new era of rapid food innovation, including the generation of synthetic meat that will be routinely (...)

Celtic Pure  chief executive Padraig McEneaney.

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has served a partial closure order on the water company at the centre of a product-safety recall over arsenic in it(...)

Hostelworld said it was looking forward to the important summer season given the negative impact weak consumer sentiment in several EU markets had had on bookings

Monday Indicators: Euro zone inflation (Jul). Meetings: Machine Translation Summit 2019 (Helix, Dublin City University). Tuesday Results: Medtronic(...)

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