News: Northern Ireland

Understanding NI Consumer Needs Around Food Labelling

15 August 2016
TNS BMRB conducted research with NI consumers about their understanding of retail food labelling information, how this influences their behaviour and their concerns and priorities around labelling information. The research involved a combination of eight focus group discussions; eight accompanied shops and a survey using the FSA online panel.

Feeding the World International Ltd trading as Get Stuffed recalls a variety of its Delicious Indian Cuisine on the Go products due to incorrect shelf life labelling

12 August 2016
Feeding the World International Ltd trading as Get Stuffed is recalling a variety of its Delicious Indian Cuisine on the Go products because their shelf-lives have been extended and so they could potentially pose a risk to human health. The affected products should also display a ‘use by’ date on the label rather than a ‘best before’ date.

New appointment to the FSA Board

10 August 2016
The Food Standards Agency has announced the appointment of Colm McKenna to the FSA Board as Board member for Northern Ireland and Chair of the Northern Ireland Food Advisory Committee. Colm will serve an initial three year term ending in 2019.

Lidl Ireland recalls batches of Coolree Creamery Irish Yogurt

1 August 2016
Lidl Ireland is recalling batches of Coolree Creamery brand Irish Yogurt Selection with seeds as they may contain pieces of rubber. This means the products are a possible risk to health. These products were distributed to Northern Ireland Lidl stores only.

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