News: Northern Ireland

Fitter future for all thanks to MenuCal

24 September 2015
Today, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in NI launched its free business tool, MenuCal, designed to help caterers manage allergen information and calculate calories for the food they serve. Displaying this information can improve consumers’ diets by helping them make healthier choices.

Tesco Branflakes recalled

2 September 2015
Tesco recalls its Branflakes because some packs may contain small pieces of plastic due a production fault.

Better Choice, Better Business event: 24 September

26 August 2015
The Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland, the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) are holding a conference to bring together representatives from the Northern Ireland food industry, environmental health community and public health professionals to find ways of improving the diet of consumers by providing information they need to make healthier choices.

Musgrave Retail Partners NI recalls 'Fresh For You' Chicken Soup that contains celery

26 August 2015
Musgrave Retail Partners NI is recalling all batches of ‘Fresh For You’ Chicken Soup as it contains celery which is not declared on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to celery. Distribution of the affected stock is limited to Centra and Supervalu stores in Northern Ireland.