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Irish farmers urge clarification on beef labelling

Irish farmers urge clarification on beef labelling

By Aidan Fortune

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has called on retail chain Supervalu to clarify its beef purchasing policy as produce labelled as being from Azerbaijan was found in a store.

Coronavirus panic buying has increased demand, which has prompted Moy Park to enlist hundreds of new factory workers

Coronavirus fears prompt meat factory walkouts

By Michelle Perrett

Meat factory workers at Moy Park’s Portadown plant and ABP's Lurgan facility in Northern Ireland walked out over concerns about social distancing yesterday (25 March), trade union Unite has said.

UK beef exports experience strong start to 2020

UK beef exports experience strong start to 2020

By Aidan Fortune

UK exports of fresh and frozen beef recorded strong year-on-year growth in January, according to latest Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) Beef & Lamb statistics.

Meat moves: job changes in the animal protein sector

Meat moves: job changes in the animal protein sector

By Aidan Fortune

The past few weeks has seen plenty of senior level moves and appointments in the meat sector showing there’s still plenty of interest in this industry. Some of the major processors have made changes over the past month and as part of a regular update,...

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