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Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating Guidelines– What’s new in healthy eating, food safety and food legislation in Ireland?

Everyone has different food needs. This varies depending on body size, age, gender and activity levels. The FSAI's booklet Healthy eating,food safety and food legislation - a guide supporting the Healthy Ireland Food Pyramid is a guide for health professionals, catering services and food businesses.


Need more info on healthy eating in Ireland? 

See Scientific Recommendations for Healthy Eating Guidelines in Ireland or order a hard copy on our website (€15)

Calories on Menus in Ireland

Food businesses can use our online calorie calculator, MenuCal, if putting calories on their menus

Calories on menus helps people make healthier choices. Over 95% of consumers in Ireland want calories on menus. See why in the report Calories on Menus – Report on National Consultation  

For more information see:
What people need to know about putting calories on menus in Ireland.
Are you a food business that wants to put calories on your menu? See our essential step-by-step guide on how to do this: 
Putting Calories on Menus in Ireland - Technical Guidance for food businesses

Last reviewed: 5/3/2019

Food Labelling


Make a Complaint

  • If you’re not happy with the standard of hygiene or food that you've bought in a restaurant or shop you should make a complaint.