Meat

Merits of meat in a diet outlined in lecture to livestock sector

Merits of meat in a diet outlined in lecture to livestock sector

The critical role of meat in the diet was the subject of a recent public lecture for representatives from the...

November 30, 2021

ONE ideas conference: Agriculture most trusted industry in the US

ONE ideas conference: Agriculture most trusted industry in the US

Production agriculture is now the most trusted industry in the United States, according to Alltech chief executive, Dr. Mark Lyons,...

June 22, 2021

Tesco sets sights on 300% increase in sales of plant-based ‘fake’ meat

Tesco sets sights on 300% increase in sales of plant-based ‘fake’ meat

Tesco UK, one of the largest buyers of Irish beef, has announced its intentions to increase sales of plant-based meat alternatives...

March 11, 2021

MEPs urged to block ‘attempt by plant-based products to ride on coat-tails of meat’

MEPs urged to block ‘attempt by plant-based products to ride on coat-tails of meat’

Irish MEPs have been urged to use their vote to “block an attempt by plant-based products to ride on the...

October 19, 2020

British meat producers feeling the heat on Brexit uncertainty

British meat producers feeling the heat on Brexit uncertainty

British meat producers have raised concerns across the water as Brexit departure day of March 29 approaches, with lobbyists urging...

March 1, 2019

Is lab-grown meat really better for the environment?

Is lab-grown meat really better for the environment?

Growing meat in the laboratory may do more damage to the climate in the long run than meat from cattle,...

February 20, 2019

Revenue seizes 3.7t of non-compliant meat products

Revenue seizes 3.7t of non-compliant meat products

Some 3.7t of various meat products were seized by officers from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine and...

February 1, 2019

Farmers round on another Lancet report that attacks farm subsidies

Farmers round on another Lancet report that attacks farm subsidies

Farmers have rounded on another Lancet Journal commissioned report that has once again targeted the “over-consumption” of red meat globally. The...

January 28, 2019

Over 70% of the total supply of meat in Ireland was exported in 2017

Over 70% of the total supply of meat in Ireland was exported in 2017

Over 70% of the total supply of meat in Ireland was exported in 2017, according to the latest statistics from...

October 18, 2018

UK MEP calls for tax on meat to help combat climate change

UK MEP calls for tax on meat to help combat climate change

A UK MEP has recently called for VAT to be applied on “processed and factory-farmed meat” in order to help...

January 31, 2018

UK meat wholesaler forced to issue product recall

UK meat wholesaler forced to issue product recall

A major UK meat wholesaler, Russell Hume, has had to issue a recall of meat products from the supply chain...

January 25, 2018

Practising vets don’t always make the best business people

Practising vets don’t always make the best business people

Why are the vets getting so heated up as to who owns the practices they operate out of? There are...

January 6, 2018

‘We won’t meet climate change targets unless we stop eating meat’

‘We won’t meet climate change targets unless we stop eating meat’

Various representatives of the Irish agricultural industry were today (November 4) told that it would be impossible to meet our...

December 4, 2017

IFEX to bring world’s best butchers to the test in Belfast

IFEX to bring world’s best butchers to the test in Belfast

IFEX – Northern Ireland’s food-service trade expo – is expected to host an extra 500 people from 12 countries next...

December 3, 2017

A ‘Hard Brexit’ could result in loss of 32,000 meat industry jobs

A ‘Hard Brexit’ could result in loss of 32,000 meat industry jobs

A new report on the potential impact of a ‘Hard Brexit’ on the European meat market makes for grim reading...

November 27, 2017

This is the golden age of farming in Ireland

This is the golden age of farming in Ireland

A recent report, produced on behalf of the World Health Organisation, suggests that organic farming practices can feed the world....

November 18, 2017

Better origin labelling laws called for, as level of import checks criticised

Better origin labelling laws called for, as level of import checks criticised

Calls for improved origin labelling laws have been made by the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU), amid criticism over the level...

July 28, 2017

NIFDA Chairman calls for ‘workable’ trade deal post-Brexit

NIFDA Chairman calls for ‘workable’ trade deal post-Brexit

Northern Ireland food companies must capitalise on new opportunities for business growth once Brexit becomes a reality, says Northern Ireland...

May 13, 2017