€1.5bn hit to economy if suckler cull progressed - MII
Barry Murphy
Meat processors have warned of significant factory job losses and a farmer exit to the tune of 14,500 if proposals in the Food Vision beef and sheep group are followed through.
30 November 2022 Viewpoints
Dempsey at Large: Unfair trading practices
If the beef industry is going to be investigated for unfair trading practices, there would seem to be plenty of scope.
30 November 2022 News
Dale Crammond appointed as director of Meat Industry Ireland
The meat sector is one of the most important indigenous industries in the national economy, Crammond said.
Dairy and beef need to be looked at as one sector – MII
One large proportion of the raw material base for beef sector comes from the dairy sector, Philip Carroll said.
19 October 2022 News
Processors ‘hell bent’ on driving beef farmers out of business – ICSA
The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association has warned that beef finishers can’t feed cattle just to make a loss this winter.
6 October 2022 News
Storm clouds hang over beef market - ABP boss
Despite strong beef prices at the moment, how consumers shop as a result of current inflationary pressures may affect the trade, Kevin Cahill managing director of ABP Ireland and Poland said.
14 September 2022 News
ABP She programme to promote inclusivity in the workplace
Managing director of ABP Kevin Cahill spoke at the Meat Business Women networking event on Thursday 8 September about a new gender inclusivity programme being launched.
11 September 2022 News
New pork import controls amid ASF risk
A new risk assessment by the Animal and Plant Health Agency found there is “medium risk” of African swine fever entering Britain.
31 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Beef industry will adapt to reduced supplies with imports
Contingency planning by meat industry will include making provision for imports to replace any reduction in supply from Ireland, EU and UK.
28 August 2022 News
Concern for supply of food-grade CO2 after fertiliser plants shutdown
CO2 is the main by-product of ammonia production and CO2 is used by food, drink and meat processors. Noel Bardon and Amy Forde report.
26 August 2022 News
Government must veto Mercosur trade deal – Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin agriculture spokesperson Matt Carthy TD said that the Government’s “climate action rhetoric” loses credibility if it allows the Mercosur trade deal to progress.
9 August 2022 Letters
Beyond Meat struggles to replace meat
Beyond Meat's gross profits dip into the red during the second quarter of the 2022 financial year.
7 August 2022 News