Meat Industry Ireland

MII using ‘delaying tactics’ in taskforce – Cullinan

MII using ‘delaying tactics’ in taskforce – Cullinan

One of the candidates at the ongoing Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) presidential election has claimed that Meat Industry Ireland (MII),...

December 5, 2019

‘All injunctions have not been set aside’ – ICSA

‘All injunctions have not been set aside’ – ICSA

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) has claimed that there are still outstanding injunctions on farmers from meat...

October 14, 2019

Creed fears MII decision will ‘entrench positions’

Creed fears MII decision will ‘entrench positions’

Minister Michael Creed has called on Meat Industry Ireland (MII) to “make every effort to avoid action that might lead...

September 9, 2019

Legal threats must be lifted if ‘talks are to succeed’ – Beef Plan

Legal threats must be lifted if ‘talks are to succeed’ – Beef Plan

The Beef Plan Movement has reiterated its call for the legal threats on the group and its operatives to be...

September 9, 2019

MII decision ‘pressing self-destruct button on beef sector’ – ICSA

MII decision ‘pressing self-destruct button on beef sector’ – ICSA

The decision by meat processors to pull out of talks on the beef sector has been criticised by one of...

September 9, 2019

Meat processors adjourn participation in talks

Meat processors adjourn participation in talks

Meat processors have decided to adjourn their participation in the beef talks, citing the continuing blockades of processing plants. According...

September 9, 2019

‘Some export customers not served because of protests’ – MII

‘Some export customers not served because of protests’ – MII

Some customers of Irish beef exports have not been served in recent days due to the ongoing protests, according to...

September 3, 2019

Beef price index on the cards following sector reform talks

Beef price index on the cards following sector reform talks

Bord Bia is set to produce a paper outlining the potential development of a beef market price index model, by...

August 20, 2019

Round 2 of beef talks set to resume this morning

Round 2 of beef talks set to resume this morning

Talks on reform in the Irish beef industry will resume at 11:00am this morning in an effort to resolve the...

August 19, 2019

MII and Beef Plan both told to drop preconditions and start negotiating

MII and Beef Plan both told to drop preconditions and start negotiating

Both Meat Industry Ireland (MII) and the Beef Plan Movement have been told to drop their preconditions and get round...

August 9, 2019

‘Responsibility for a peaceful protest lies with both sides’

‘Responsibility for a peaceful protest lies with both sides’

Representatives from the Beef Plan Movement have responded to comments made by Meat Industry Ireland (MII) about the ongoing farmer...

August 7, 2019

MII hits out at Beef Plan for ‘failure to ensure adherence to protocols’

MII hits out at Beef Plan for ‘failure to ensure adherence to protocols’

Meat Industry Ireland (MII) has written to the Beef Plan Movement to state its “willingness to engage in a constructive...

August 1, 2019

Steak market will be ‘seriously impacted’ by Mercosur – MII

Steak market will be ‘seriously impacted’ by Mercosur – MII

There will be a “serious impact” for the beef sector if steak cuts from South America are allowed into Europe...

July 1, 2019

‘Consumers have a low recognition of suckler beef’ – MII

‘Consumers have a low recognition of suckler beef’ – MII

Meat Industry Ireland (MII) has warned that Bord Bia must proceed with caution when it comes to exploring the possibility...

May 15, 2019

Industry and Bord Bia reps to address beef farmer meeting tonight

Industry and Bord Bia reps to address beef farmer meeting tonight

An open meeting for beef farmers – which will include addresses from representatives of Meat Industry Ireland (MII) and Bord...

April 15, 2019

Trade and transparency top agenda in ‘Beef Plan’-MII discussions

Trade and transparency top agenda in ‘Beef Plan’-MII discussions

A “frank discussion” on pricing systems, the beef grid and transparency took place last week in the first meeting between...

April 11, 2019

Feedlots: Drilling deeper into factory contribution to total beef kill

Feedlots: Drilling deeper into factory contribution to total beef kill

Approximately 5% of the total annual beef kill originates specifically from factory-owned or factory-controlled feedlots. This figure was revealed by...

February 24, 2019

MII responds to possible UK tariffs post Brexit

MII responds to possible UK tariffs post Brexit

Meat Industry Ireland (MII), the representative body for the meat processing industry, has said the announcement today by a UK...

February 19, 2019