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EU-KommissionHogans Nominierung auf der Kippe
BRÜSSEL Die zunächst guten Chancen des Agrarkommissars, seinen Posten zu behalten, schwinden.
IFAIrish farmers slam lamb retail prices
IRELAND, Dublin. The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) has accused processors and retailers of keeping margins to themselves at the expense of its members.
IrelandIrish businesses prepare for Brexit
IRELAND, Dublin. Irish food businesses are making progress on their preparations for Brexit, a new report has found.
AgricultureEU approves aid for beef producers
BELGIUM, Brussels. Irish beef producers will receive €50 million from the EU agriculture budget. The EU Member States agree to the aid measure.
MercosurHogan under pressure
ARGENTINA, Buenos Aires. Brazil is trying to get the deadlocked Mercosur negotiations moving. This puts EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan under pressure.
Food SafetyIreland joins fight against ASF
IRELAND, Dublin. The Irish Ministery for the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has issued advice to the public about African swine fever (ASF).
CalculationBrexit losses stand at € 100 Mill. for beef farmers
IRELAND, Dublin. Addressing the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, IFA President Joe Healy said IFA has calculated that beef farmers have already incurred Brexit losses of €101 Mill. since last autumn.
TrendsThe rise of the ‘Conscious’ consumer in Ireland
IRELAND, Dublin. This influx brings the consumers deemed ‘Conscious’ or ‘Concerned’ to nearly half the adult population in Ireland.
LivestockIFA accuses factories of sabotage on cattle prices
IRELAND, Dublin. IFA President Joe Healy said there was a concerted effort by the meat factories to drive down the price of cattle.
BrexitCattle farmes facing financial ruin
IRELAND, Dublin. IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said farmers selling cattle at the current unviable prices are shipping major financial losses and facing financial ruin.
AuditNew certification for grass-fed meat
IRELAND, Dublin. Irish beef, sheep and dairy farmers can now get certification from PFLA for 100% grass-fed meat and dairy.
BrexitIrischer Rindfleischsektor fürchtet „Verwüstung“
DUBLIN Bauernpräsident rechnet mit Einbußen von rund 800 Mio. Euro jährlich.
Food SafetyFSAI first with new DNA food scanning tool
IRELAND, Dublin. The FSAI worked with a commercial laboratory (Identigen) over the past two years in adapting a relatively new DNA sequencing technology known as “next generation sequencing”.
CattleIFA prepares for beef crisis
IRELAND, Dublin. President Joe Healy said the IFA will hold an intensive lobby of all TDs and Senators on the beef crisis.
BusinessPig sector spiralling deeper into financial crisis
IRELAND, Dublin. IFA Pigs Committee Chairman Tom Hogan has called on the pig factories to recognise the devastating consequences of paying below the cost of production.
BrexitNo-Deal has massive influence on Ireland
IRELAND, Dublin. IFA President Joe Healy said the clear view of farm leaders was that a ‘no deal’ Brexit would be a disaster for farmers in Ireland & the UK and must be avoided.
Handel mit RindfleischDämpfer für Agrarexport Irlands
DUBLIN Die irischen Agrarexporte sind 2018 zurückgegangen. Die Absatzorganisation Bord Bia zeigt sich für 2019 optimistisch.
InsightWhat’s in store for food and drink in 2019
IRELAND, Dublin. The major trends that will reshape the way that we source, produce and consume food over the next five to ten years will be driving forces for change, and successful food and drink companies will be those that can adapt to meet these changing consumer needs.
InnovationFunding for DNA traceability system
IRELAND, Dublin. An Taoiseach and Minister Humphreys announce over € 75 mill. for 27 groundbreaking projects under Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund, which includes the company IdentiGEN, the first company to develop a successful DNA traceability system.