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The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) today released the findings of an audit that shows an unacceptable level of non-compliance by food businesses when it comes to providing consumers with accurate written information on 14 specified allergens in non-prepacked food (FOOD ALLERGEN LABELING). A representative sample of 50 food service businesses* including cafés, hotels, public houses, restaurants and takeaways were audited to determine if correct written allergen information was being provided to consumers. All food businesses are legally obliged to provide consumers with accurate written information in relation to 14 allergens whether the food is prepacked or non-prepacked. Three in every 100 people in Ireland have a food allergy and they require accurate information about the food they purchase in order to avoid serious and sometimes fatal health consequences.

To stress the gravity of the audit findings and further raise awareness of the legal requirement, the FSAI announced that a national information campaign will roll out today for eight weeks. The FSAI’s new information campaign will run across, print, online and broadcast media with strong messages to highlight the potential consequences that missing or inaccurate allergen information can have on an individual’s health. READ MORE ON


BARCODE SOLUTIONS LTD. are committed to providing correct, cost efficient and simple solutions to food labelling.  Please contact us at any time to discuss the options.

We have several options and bundles available. Call us on 090 6600177 or our technical sales expert on 083 466 1717 for the best solution for you.

We have found situations where you have the correct software and printers, but were not provided with the training to use the equipment to the required standards. We can come to your site and train your staff with patient confident trainers who have all the time required to ensure you are doing things correctly and legally.

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The new BarTender Print Portal App makes professional label printing as easy and flexible as using your smartphone or tablet, and as powerful and secure as BarTender by Seagull Scientific.

Available for both iOS and Android devices, the BarTender Print Portal App works with the BarTender Enterprise Automation Edition to let you easily choose label designs, complete print-time data forms and launch print jobs to any printer on the internet — all with strong security.

Print to Bluetooth or IP printers directly from your mobile device Automatically authenticate with a Print Portal site and retrieve BarTender documents Add/manipulate data in real time through in-app BarTender Data Entry Forms BarTender security controls monitor access and permissions to labels and documents

To learn more about the BarTender Print Portal App,  visit the Bartender website.

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Zebra DS3600-ER Available in Mayo

It has arrived! The new, extended range (ER) scanner in the 3600 industrial scanner series is now available.

Give your workers unstoppable performance in the toughest environments with the corded DS3608-ER and cordless DS3678-ER ultra-rugged 1D/2D handheld scanners. Your workers get lightning fast capture of any 1D or 2D barcode displayed on a screen or printed on a label in virtually any condition, nearer and father than any scanner in this class — from 3 in./7.6 m to as far as 70 ft./21.4 m. away, a design that is practically indestructible and freezer-ready, plus unrivaled manageability that makes staging and everyday management easier than ever.

Barcode Solutions Ltd ( ) supplying label printers to Castlebar Co. Mayo. We are your local Zebra Label Printer and Scanner supplier with daily shipping to Castlebar, Westport and Belmullet Co Mayo.

This advanced, ultra-rugged imager, scans nearer and farther (up to 70ft/21.4m) than any other scanner in its class. At the same time, it can read any 1D or 2D barcode, displayed on-screen, printed and in virtually any condition at lightning speed. Combine this with the indestructible design and you have the perfect scanner for punishing environments. Help your customers increase productivity with the unstoppable performance of this scanner.

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Zebra ZT410 installed in Castlebar, Co Mayo. We installed this printer to print labels for our customer comprising of Best Before date , product weight, and barcode. Our customer said “The Zebra Zt410 is our first Zebra printer and already I can see why Barcode Solutions recommended Zebra. It is a sturdy looking printer and prints very fast with great quality.” Barcode Solutions recommend the ZT410 with a print width of 4 inches, the ZT410 has print speeds up to 14 ips and offers high-resolution (up to 600 dpi) printing for small-label applications.

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