About 370 companies in other European countries have also bought the meat, and the Dutch food authority has warned foreign counterparts about the recall via a European rapid alert system.Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

An investigation into the possibility that an Irish company has received more beef products containing horsemeat was launched today by the Departme(...)

FSAI chief executive Prof Alan Reilly has expressed disappointment at the continuing high number of closure orders needing to be served on food businesses. Photograph: Paddy Whelan/The Irish Times

Eleven closure orders and one prohibition order were served on food businesses during March for breaches of food safety legislation, according (...)

Since 2007 despite the recession we’ve been spending more and more on vitamins. Last year we spent almost €16 million and Euromonitor expects o(...)

Beef: raw meat

A link between red meat and heart disease has been highlighted by US researchers who have identified the culprit as a little-s(...)

Fine Gael TD Jerry Buttimer said the obesity problem must be tackled as a matter of urgency. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Members of the Oireachtas will be encouraged to maintain balanced diets with plans to display calorie counts on menus for food sold in Leinster Hou(...)

Festival goers enjoying a mud bath at Oxegen music festival. Photograph: Alan Betson

Why are health messages usually given from a negative or risk perspective? No sooner does the sun shine on the first hot day of the year than h(...)

The Department of Agriculture said it had identified 28 records running to 257 pages on the horse meat investigation. However, the release of 17 of these records, or 222 pages, w
as refused. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Department of Agriculture has refused to release a large number of records under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act that(...)

Two months ago the Food Safety Authority of Ireland revealed horse meat had been found in frozen beefburgers that had been sold in five Irish (...)

Minister for Agriculture, Marine and Food, Simon Coveney  presented his report to the Dáil on the ongoing horsemeat scandal. Photograph: Eric Luke /The Irish Times

CANTILLON: The former Fianna Fáil minister, Ray Burke, and the former Fine Gael leader, John Bruton, have in their time defended the non-disclo(...)

Minister for Agriculture  Simon Coveney: promised that the registration of meat traders and agents would be “vigorously pursued”. Photograph: Alan Betson

It is two months today since the Food Safety Authority of Ireland informed the public that horse meat had been found in frozen beef burgers. (...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 24
  • 25
  • 26
  • 27
  • 28
  • Next
  • Last »