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Healthy food options – Is you business prepared?

Healthy food options – Is you business prepared?

Health and well being is a huge trend within the food industry. With so many Irish people embracing a healthier, more active lifestyle, interest in and demand for healthier foods has peaked and it’s growth is likely to continue. Many food buinesses are responding to consumer demand for healthier food choices, by examining food trends, […]

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Food Trends for 2016

Food Trends for 2016

Nutrition, Labelling, Calorie Posting and the “Free From Diet”. In 2016 it will be a legal requirement to put Nutritional information on all food labels. We at The Food Safety Company are offering a label review in a smart and cost effective way to enable you to have simple and compliant labels! Calorie Posting is […]

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Food Borne Disease

Food Borne Disease

A Food Borne Disease is caused by consuming water or food which is infected with a micro-organism that can cause illness in humans. Food Borne Disease is not to be confused with Food Poisoning Bacteria as there is distinct differences between the two. There is many different Food Borne Diseases and the symptoms can range from mild aggravations to […]

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Food Allergies- Is your business prepared?

Food Allergies- Is your business prepared?

A Food allergy is an abnormal immune response to a certain type or types of food. This is a response to a food type which would not occur in the majority of people. The top 14 allergies include: Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Eggs, Sesame, Milk, Fish, Crustaceans, Soya, Gluten, Mustard, Celery, Sulphites, Lupin and finally Molluscs. Rough […]

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Peanut and Nut Allergies-Are you Aware?

Peanut and Nut Allergies-Are you Aware?

Both Peanut and Nut allergies are two of the most serious allergies currently known. The Peanut Allergy is actually the most common form of Food Consumption Death at the moment. There is a distinct difference between Peanut and Nut allergies. A nut allergy is a hypersensitivity to tree nuts which causes an over-reaction of the […]

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