30-month rule

IBLA: Negligible BSE risk ‘paves way’ for abolition of 30-month rule

IBLA: Negligible BSE risk ‘paves way’ for abolition of 30-month rule

Ireland receiving a negligible BSE risk status “paves the way” for the abolition of the 30-month limit, according to the...

May 28, 2021

‘Growing evidence that slaughtering under 30 months has environmental benefit’

‘Growing evidence that slaughtering under 30 months has environmental benefit’

There is “growing evidence” that slaughtering animals aged under 30 months has an environmental benefit, compared to older animals, a...

December 18, 2020

Farm Safety Partnership members call for removal of ‘onerous’ 30-month rule

Farm Safety Partnership members call for removal of ‘onerous’ 30-month rule

A group of Farm Safety Partnership members has called for the removal of the 30-month rule, believing the rule risks...

January 9, 2020

Retailers called on to ‘come clean’ to farmers on beef specifications

Retailers called on to ‘come clean’ to farmers on beef specifications

Retailers are being called on to “come clean” to beef farmers and their customers on what their specifications are for...

December 4, 2019

Calls made for ‘equitable market’ for 30-month and older beef

Calls made for ‘equitable market’ for 30-month and older beef

Supermarkets and butchers in Co. Roscommon are being called on to support an “equitable market” for beef aged 30 months...

September 12, 2019

30-month rule ‘cost farmers €10.2 million in 2018’

30-month rule ‘cost farmers €10.2 million in 2018’

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) Livestock Committee has been called on to change its policy of defending the 30-month age...

September 12, 2019

‘Processors must bring real offers if they want to resume business’

‘Processors must bring real offers if they want to resume business’

Beef processors have been told that they must “bring real offers to the table if they want to resume business”...

September 6, 2019

Beef Plan Movement members quiz retailers on price

Beef Plan Movement members quiz retailers on price

Members of the Beef Plan Movement in Co. Roscommon have gone door to door among retailers in the county town,...

September 5, 2019

‘BSE is over; there is no need for the 30-month rule now’ – Dr. Paddy Wall

‘BSE is over; there is no need for the 30-month rule now’ – Dr. Paddy Wall

There is no scientific basis for the 30-month age limit to remain as a requirement for the slaughtering of beef...

September 4, 2019