CCPC

Glanbia Ireland deal: Competition authority gives green light

Glanbia Ireland deal: Competition authority gives green light

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has given the green light for Glanbia Co-op to take full control of...

March 28, 2022

Public entitled to wonder what the CCPC’s role is – ICMSA

Public entitled to wonder what the CCPC’s role is – ICMSA

Responding to reports today (Friday, March 11) that the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) doesn’t have a role in...

March 11, 2022

IBLA frustrated with CCPC meeting ‘in controlled setting’

IBLA frustrated with CCPC meeting ‘in controlled setting’

The Irish Beef and Lamb Association (IBLA) has expressed its frustration at a virtual meeting that took place yesterday (Wednesday,...

July 15, 2021

CCPC cautions Department of Justice against ‘barriers’ to competition in meat processing

CCPC cautions Department of Justice against ‘barriers’ to competition in meat processing

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has cautioned the Department of Justice and Equality against “putting in place barriers...

October 7, 2020

First of Grant Thornton’s draft reports circulated to beef taskforce members

First of Grant Thornton’s draft reports circulated to beef taskforce members

A draft of the first of three reports by professional services firm Grant Thornton that were commissioned by the Beef...

September 29, 2020

CCPC ‘danced to meat industry’s tune’ and ‘failed to act on hundreds of complaints’

CCPC ‘danced to meat industry’s tune’ and ‘failed to act on hundreds of complaints’

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) was “dancing to the meat industry’s tune” by trying to stymie any attempt...

August 12, 2020

Letter to the editor: ‘CCPC has highlighted its own lack of power’

Letter to the editor: ‘CCPC has highlighted its own lack of power’

The urgency to appoint a new independent beef regulator to investigate market transparency has been made clear by the content...

June 23, 2020

Competition watchdog ‘treated farmers with contempt’

Competition watchdog ‘treated farmers with contempt’

Letters issued to over 200 complainants by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) last week “treated farmers with contempt”,...

June 8, 2020

‘Insufficient evidence of a breach of competition law in beef sector’ – CCPC

‘Insufficient evidence of a breach of competition law in beef sector’ – CCPC

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has today, Friday, June 5, written to over 200 individuals, including the Independent...

June 5, 2020

Competition watchdog pours cold water on Power call for beef sector investigation

Competition watchdog pours cold water on Power call for beef sector investigation

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has decided not to comment on the proposals of a new beef sector report...

March 17, 2020

FF to create ‘national food ombudsman’ if in Government

FF to create ‘national food ombudsman’ if in Government

Fianna Fáil has committed to establishing an independent national food ombudsman to “protect the position of the primary producer”, if...

January 20, 2020

IFOI members protest outside CCPC offices in Dublin

IFOI members protest outside CCPC offices in Dublin

Additional reporting by Sylvester Phelan Members of the Independent Farmers of Ireland (IFOI) held a protest outside the offices of...

November 15, 2019

CCPC issues response to IFA statement on beef price

CCPC issues response to IFA statement on beef price

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has issued a response to the Irish Farmers’ Association’s (IFA’s) statement this morning...

September 9, 2019

Farmer protester drafts letter to competition watchdog

Farmer protester drafts letter to competition watchdog

AgriLand has learned that a letter is being circulated among beef farmers, addressed to the chairperson of the Competition and Consumer...

September 4, 2019

‘Cracks appear in cosy 30-month age limit consensus’

‘Cracks appear in cosy 30-month age limit consensus’

“Cracks are beginning to appear in the cosy consensus” around the 30-month age limit for cattle, according to the Irish...

September 2, 2019

IFA seeks meeting with CCPC amid invitation to re-enter beef talks

IFA seeks meeting with CCPC amid invitation to re-enter beef talks

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has been contacted by the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) which has sought an...

August 27, 2019

Farmer protesters demand investigation from competition commission

Farmer protesters demand investigation from competition commission

A farmer protest spearheaded by Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) national treasurer Tim Cullinan took place outside the Competition and Consumer...

August 27, 2019

Competition authority’s letter ‘undermines impartiality’

Competition authority’s letter ‘undermines impartiality’

Recent moves by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) in relation to beef farmers have been called into question...

August 14, 2019