Irish Teenagers and Healthy Eating Guidelines

The objective of the study was to analyse the intake of food and nutrients in Irish teenagers using the Irish Universities Nutrition Alliance (IUNA) National Teens’ Food Survey 2006 and compare it against the Food Safety Authority of Ireland FSAI Healthy Eating Guidelines that were released in 2011.

The Food Supply Chain is as Secure as its Weakest Link

The survey was carried out as part of the FSAI’s routine monitoring and surveillance programme on labelling of foods. DNA profiling was used to test for the presence of DNA from pigs, cattle and horses in beef meals, beef burgers and salamis.