Beer goes back to its roots; a refreshing take on sustainability

Aug 1, 2019, by Austin Gleeson - Category: FoodCraft brewers refreshing take on managing bread food waste, with leftover bread being used to brew beer. Something tasty is fermenting in the circular economy.

Raise a toast to the new beers helping to tackle food waste.An increasing number of craft brewers are using leftover bread to make beer, this take on sustainability is fresh but bread and beer have a long relationship.Like many other food and beverages, beers’ origins are hotly debated. Most likely it was developed independently in various parts of the world, perhaps back in the early Neolithic period, over 11,000 years ago. Beer Rations Tablet. Credit: https://www.ancient.eu/user/OsamaSMAmin/One of the more interesting...

GS1 Ireland at the Inaugural National Immunisation Administrators Conference 2019

Jul 15, 2019, by Amanda Creane - Category: Healthcare EventsThe GS1 Ireland Healthcare Team recently exhibited and presented at the Inaugural National Immunisation Administrators Conference on 04 July 2019. The event was well attended with a crowd of 100 people between HSE Immunisation administrators, speakers and suppliers.

The GS1 Ireland Healthcare Team recently exhibited and presented at the Inaugural National Immunisation Administrators Conference on 04 July 2019. The event was well attended with a crowd of 100 people between HSE Immunisation administrators, speakers and suppliers. Feedback from attendees included: "Barcode scanning was very interesting to see" "It’s all going paperless"The main theme was efficiency, effectiveness and value in immunisation information. One of the remits for the exhibitors at the conference was to encou...

Improving Patient Safety at Children's Health Ireland at Temple Street

Jun 27, 2019, by Amanda Creane - Category: Healthcare Case StudySinead Moran, Special Feeds Unit Manager, Children’s Health Ireland at Temple Street, recently presented her work on implementing traceability for infant feeds, using GS1 Standards, to the GS1 Ireland Board in July 2019.

GS1 standards in action in healthcare.Sinead Moran, Special Feeds Unit Manager, Children’s Health Ireland at Temple Street, recently presented her work on implementing traceability for infant feeds, using GS1 Standards, to the GS1 Ireland Board in June 2019.Sinead described how, having previously experienced the value of GS1 standards in healthcare through her work in sterile services, she was eager to implement traceability in the special feed’s unit at Temple Street. Following a tender process in early 2018, the hospi...

Improving Patient Safety at Children's Health Ireland at Temple Street

Jun 27, 2019, by Amanda Creane - Category: Healthcare Case StudySinead Moran, Special Feeds Unit Manager, Children’s Health Ireland at Temple Street, recently presented her work on implementing traceability for infant feeds, using GS1 Standards, to the GS1 Ireland Board in July 2019.

GS1 standards in action in healthcare.Sinead Moran, Special Feeds Unit Manager, Children’s Health Ireland at Temple Street, recently presented her work on implementing traceability for infant feeds, using GS1 Standards, to the GS1 Ireland Board in June 2019.Sinead described how, having previously experienced the value of GS1 standards in healthcare through her work in sterile services, she was eager to implement traceability in the special feed’s unit at Temple Street. Following a tender process in early 2018, the hospi...

Scan4safety

Building the Foundations of a Digital Strategy

May 24, 2019, by Amanda Creane - Category: HealthcareBuilding the foundations of a digital strategy How the NHS are saving thousands of lives and millions of pounds.

How the NHS are saving thousands of lives and millions of pounds.In April 2019 over 300 delegates came together to discuss innovative ways of using GS1 barcode standards at the GS1 UK Healthcare Conference. Speakers included representatives from the six NHS Demonstrator Sites that have implemented the successful ‘Scan4Safety’ programme across the UK.“Digital has changed every other industry and it has the potential to dramatically and fundamentally change the way we deliver healthcare,” said Lord David Prior, Chair of N...

Combating the trade in illicit tobacco

May 3, 2019, by Seán Dennison - Category: traceabilityAccording to the World Health Organisation nearly 10% of the global cigarette trade is illicit

In November 2017, GS1 Ireland wrote to the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, copying the Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure & Reform, Pascal Donohoe, in support of the European Commission’s draft implementing acts to combat the trade in illicit tobacco.According to the World Health Organisation:Nearly 10% of the global cigarette trade is illicitThis is significantly higher in low and middle income countries, up to 50% or moreIf illicit trade were eliminated, governments worldwide could gain at least $30b per a...

IEA Certificate in International Trade

Apr 18, 2019, by Maria Svejdar - Category: Industry TrainingUniting the practical, operational and regulatory aspects of international trading this course focuses on practical on-the-job learning to provide the skills required by anyone working in international trade today.

Acquire the skills needed for best practice international trade and operations with this new Certificate course from Irish ExportersThe Certificate in International Trade awarded by the Irish Exporters Association is a new initiative for 2019. It is the only course of its kind in Ireland to unite the practical and operational aspects of international trading. The Certificate is not academic, it aims to promote practical on the job learning, to meet the growing skillset required for anyone working in international trade ...

GS1 Ireland Sponsors the Irish Food Awards - Blas na hEireann 2019

Apr 11, 2019, by Fionnuala Malone - Category: Best of IrishGS1 Ireland has supported the Irish Food Awards for a number of years and is proud to be a category sponsor again in 2019.

GS1 Ireland has supported the Irish Food Awards for a number of years and is proud to be a category sponsor again in 2019.“With over 50% of the GS1 Ireland membership hailing from the food sector, we see the awards as a great way to support and champion Irish food producers, be they artisan SMEs or more established brands,” commented Maria Svejdar, Head of Marketing for GS1 Ireland.“The Awards and the broader Dingle Food Festival are a wonderful celebration of Irish Food. We love having the opportunity to celebrate the ...

HMI Regional Meeting, March 2019

Mar 31, 2019, by Siobhain Duggan - Category: Healthcare Events

HMI Dublin Mid Leinster Regional Meeting:  “Building the foundations for a Digital Strategy”With the ongoing shift to technology-based systems, the world of healthcare delivery is being transformed. Digital is here and the benefits to be gained in harnessing technology cannot be underestimated.In a series of very comprehensive and excellent presentations, the speaker panel from St. James’s Hospital shared some insights and learnings gained on their digital journey to date. From Electronic Healthcare Records to track and...

OpenPEPPOL and GS1 sign MoU to further enable electronic business

Mar 29, 2019, by  - Category: GS1 and OpenPEPPOL to establish a deeper working relationship to share technical expertise and undertake joint activities where their respective services and solutions overlap.

We are happy to announce that OpenPEPPOL and GS1, two leading companies enabling electronic business around the world, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to generate further benefits to their users.The two organisations will establish a deeper working relationship to share technical expertise and undertake joint activities where their respective services and solutions overlap.GS1 and PEPPOL EDI standardsIn a growing number of countries, public authorities are relying on PEPPOL's infrastructure as their mand...

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