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JN Meat International's John Sashi-Nielsen celebrates winning World Steak Challenge 2019

World Steak Challenge 2019 highlights

By Aidan Fortune

The World Steak Challenge 2019 took place at the Round Room in Dublin following an intense day of judging by two sets of panels. With more than 300 entries from 25 different countries, this proved to be the biggest World Steak Challenge yet. Here are...

Food seized by DAERA officials at Northern Irish airports

ASF-contaminated meat seized in Northern Ireland

By Aidan Fortune

The Northern Ireland Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has reiterated warnings about the risks of African Swine Fever (ASF) following the seizure of pork containing DNA fragments of the disease.

Irish farmers have criticised processors and retailers on the disparity in lamb prices

Irish farmers slam lamb retail prices

By Aidan Fortune

The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) has accused processors and retailers of keeping margins to themselves at the expense of its members.

The World Steak Challenge 2019 takes place on 10 July in Dublin

World Steak Challenge is almost here

By GMN news team

This year’s World Steak Challenge is just days away with the top players in the beef industry fighting it out to earn the top accolade of World’s Best Steak.

EU green lights Irish beef fund

EU green-lights Irish beef fund

By Aidan Fortune

EU member states have agreed to a proposal from the European Commission to make €50m available to Irish beef farmers, which can be matched by national funds to reach a maximum of €100m.

Copa Cogeca adds voice to Mercosur concern

Copa Cogeca adds voice to Mercosur concern

By Aidan Fortune

European agricultural trade bodies Copa Cogeca have written to the European Commission calling for a measured approach to Mercosur negotiations.

EU leaders express ‘deep concern’ over Mercosur

EU leaders express ‘deep concern’ over Mercosur

By Aidan Fortune

The leaders of Ireland, France, Poland and Belgium have written a joint letter to EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker expressing their “deep concern” over the Mercosur deal and its potential effect on their respective agricultural industries....