Most consumers are confident that the food they buy is safe to eat - but over half of Northern Ireland homes are at risk from food poisoning because they don’t know enough about food hygiene;
Northern Ireland’s consumers are forking out an astonishing £2 million MORE each week for their fuel, light and power compared with the UK average according to the General Consumer Council. This is equal to £3.10 a week for every household.
Today marks the first broadcast of a new radio ad for food hygiene with a difference – it is a rap recorded by a group of 14 and 15 year olds from schools both north and south of the border.
Urgent action is needed to improve road crossing facilities according to the General Consumer Council. The Council’s call comes as road death statistics show that 21 pedestrians have been killed on Northern Ireland roads so far in this year.
In launching its Annual Report, the General Consumer Council has called for action to tackle fuel poverty.
The General Consumer Council, the passenger watchdog, warmly welcomes the new bus lane on the M1 motorway.
12,000 students will be moving into private rented accommodation in the next month. They have a right to safe housing. This is the message delivered today at a major conference at Stranmillis College aimed at improving fire and general safety in student accommodation.
Schools should offer a choice of uniform suppliers to help keep prices down and allow parents to shop around for value for money, according to the General Consumer Council.
The General Consumer Council welcomes the publication of a guide to best practice for airports when they cope with delayed flights.
Consumers welcome the arrival of the large supermarket chains into Northern Ireland, according to a new survey by the General Consumer Council.
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