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Ornua welcomes suspension of ‘punitive’ US tariffs

Ornua welcomes suspension of ‘punitive’ US tariffs

The five year suspension of tariffs on Irish dairy products into the US has been lauded by Irish dairy exporter...

June 15, 2021

EU and US suspend aircraft dispute tariffs on dairy and pork for 5 years

EU and US suspend aircraft dispute tariffs on dairy and pork for 5 years

The EU and the US have agreed to suspend the application of harmful tariffs worth US $11.5 billion (€9.5 billion)...

June 15, 2021

MEP: ‘Tariff truce’ needed to reset EU-US relations

MEP: ‘Tariff truce’ needed to reset EU-US relations

The EU and the US have been called on by one Irish MEP to redouble their efforts to resolve a...

June 15, 2021

McConalogue meets with US agriculture secretary

McConalogue meets with US agriculture secretary

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, has met with US agriculture secretary, Tom Vilsack. In the meeting...

April 14, 2021

Ministers welcome suspension of 25% tariffs on dairy exports to US

Ministers welcome suspension of 25% tariffs on dairy exports to US

The announcement that the US and EU have agreed to suspend all tariffs relating to the Airbus and Boeing disputes...

March 5, 2021

EU and US agree to suspend all tariffs linked to Airbus and Boeing disputes

EU and US agree to suspend all tariffs linked to Airbus and Boeing disputes

The EU and US have agreed to suspend all retaliatory tariffs on EU and US exports imposed in the Airbus...

March 5, 2021

AGRI Committee MEPs call for truce with US on agri sanctions

AGRI Committee MEPs call for truce with US on agri sanctions

The European Parliament Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI Committee) has called on the European Commission to call a...

January 20, 2021

Biden administration ‘could bring relief to Irish agri-food sector’

Biden administration ‘could bring relief to Irish agri-food sector’

A change in administration in the US “presents an opportunity to reverse the trend of protectionism that has emerged in...

January 12, 2021

EU to hike tariffs on US agricultural produce

EU to hike tariffs on US agricultural produce

The EU will increase tariffs on agricultural produce from the US from tomorrow (Wednesday, November 11), as part of a...

November 10, 2020

How did the biggest agricultural states vote in the US election?

How did the biggest agricultural states vote in the US election?

The race remains tight between Republican and current president of the US Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden as the...

November 5, 2020

Small fines ‘incentivise’ meat companies to continue endangering employees

Small fines ‘incentivise’ meat companies to continue endangering employees

The world’s largest meat producer JBS Foods has been fined for failing to provide protection for staff in its Colorado...

September 15, 2020

Trade disputes ‘generate no tangible benefits to the EU or the US’ – EDA

Trade disputes ‘generate no tangible benefits to the EU or the US’ – EDA

The European Dairy Association (EDA) is one of 14 EU associations that has called for the EU and the US...

August 17, 2020

Winds topple US corn crops

Winds topple US corn crops

100mph winds have devastated some corn crops and farmland in the US. Corn crops were flattened and grain bins destroyed...

August 11, 2020

Ornua invests $10 million in US cheese facility expansion

Ornua invests $10 million in US cheese facility expansion

Irish dairy cooperative Ornua has announced a major expansion of its Ornua Ingredients North America division with a $10 (€8.75)...

July 15, 2020

USDA to support US farmers with food purchase plans worth $470 million

USDA to support US farmers with food purchase plans worth $470 million

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has put in place supports for the US agricultural sector through the provision...

May 8, 2020

US meat and poultry plants to remain open after Trump order

US meat and poultry plants to remain open after Trump order

US President Donald Trump has signed an order that will keep meat and poultry processing facilities open during the Covid-19...

April 29, 2020

US ‘dangerously close’ to meat shortages as plants close

US ‘dangerously close’ to meat shortages as plants close

Meat processing and packing plant closures are leaving the US “dangerously close” to meat shortages as a result of the...

April 27, 2020

Kerry Group to invest $125 million in US food facility

Kerry Group to invest $125 million in US food facility

Kerry Group is to invest $125 million (€110 million) in its Rome facility in the US state of Georgia to...

March 11, 2020