Northern Ireland
Spec for grass-fed beef label agreed
Peter McCann
Government and industry representatives from both sides of the Irish border were involved in talks about the new Protected Geographical Indication status.
13 July 2022 News
PGI application finally agreed
Finally, the pieces are in place for a PGI grass-fed beef application to be made that will include cattle from across the island of Ireland.
11 July 2022 News
Grass-fed beef PGI to cover island of Ireland, Minister confirms
The European Commission will now be notified of the agreement to apply for an all-Ireland beef PGI.
Weekly podcast: clamp down on ‘map acres’, suckler crisis and IFA unease
Detail of a Department of Agriculture clamp down on the use of map acres by intensive farmers, a crisis facing suckler farmers, beef prices, IFA unease and the Emerald Expo Dairy Show all feature.
28 April 2022 News
Scenic route for PGI application
PGI application stalls while Northern Ireland is brought on board.
28 April 2022 Opinion
Irish grass-fed beef PGI application stalled
The application for Irish grass-fed beef was for the Republic of Ireland only and did not include beef from Northern Ireland.
22 April 2022 News