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# beef - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Comedian David O'Doherty engages in epic slagging battle on Twitter
# Serious Beef
From The Daily Edge
# Serious Beef

Comedian David O'Doherty engages in epic slagging battle on Twitter

Jan 28th 2015, 8:24 PM 9,923 Views 1 Comment

Don’t cross this man.

# beef - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Will Ireland get into China's multi-billion euro beef market? We'll find out soon
# Exports
# Exports

Will Ireland get into China's multi-billion euro beef market? We'll find out soon

Jan 18th 2015, 8:04 AM 8,922 Views 25 Comments

Chinese officials visited meat plants late last year. A report is now being compiled.

# beef - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Cub Swanson continues to blame Conor McGregor for everything that's gone wrong in his career
# Twitter Beef
From The42
# Twitter Beef

Cub Swanson continues to blame Conor McGregor for everything that's gone wrong in his career

Jan 14th 2015, 9:54 AM 9,707 Views 7 Comments

Don’t get bitter Cub, get better.

# beef - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Peace at last: beef farmers and meat plants bash out a deal
# Squash The Beef
# Squash The Beef

Peace at last: beef farmers and meat plants bash out a deal

Nov 13th 2014, 7:32 AM 5,387 Views 10 Comments

However, they’ve been told not to fix prices.

# beef - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Beef farmers to end 48-hour meat factory blockade
# Squash The Beef
# Squash The Beef

Beef farmers to end 48-hour meat factory blockade

Nov 11th 2014, 8:13 AM 6,887 Views 26 Comments

Farmers say that there is a €350 gap between prices paid for cattle here and in the UK.

# beef - Monday 10 November, 2014

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Nov 10th 2014, 1:22 PM 8,754 Views 3 Comments

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Explainer: What's the beef between farmers and meat factories?
# Meaty Issue
# Meaty Issue

Explainer: What's the beef between farmers and meat factories?

Nov 10th 2014, 8:50 AM 18,025 Views 59 Comments

In the latest development, farmers are holding a 48-hour protest at meat factories around the country.

# beef - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Another 48 hours: Farmers dig-in for overnight meat factory protests
# Not Going Home
# Not Going Home

Another 48 hours: Farmers dig-in for overnight meat factory protests

Nov 9th 2014, 7:30 PM 8,780 Views 99 Comments

Thousands of farmers have been camped outside meat processing plants since 3pm this afternoon.

# beef - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Thousands of Irish farmers will blockade meat factories for 48-hours
# Where's The Beef
# Where's The Beef

Thousands of Irish farmers will blockade meat factories for 48-hours

Nov 8th 2014, 9:49 AM 6,517 Views 96 Comments

Farmers are calling for prices paid to them for beef to be increased to close the gap between Irish and UK prices.

# beef - Friday 7 November, 2014

The talks between farmers and factories have ended with no deal, what does this mean?
# No Joy
# No Joy

The talks between farmers and factories have ended with no deal, what does this mean?

Nov 7th 2014, 10:46 PM 6,090 Views 32 Comments

The IFA said it would stage a 48 protest from 3pm on Sunday if no deal was reached.

# beef - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Farmers and processors agree to two weeks of talks to try to end the beef crisis
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

Farmers and processors agree to two weeks of talks to try to end the beef crisis

Oct 29th 2014, 9:28 PM 5,211 Views 13 Comments

McDonald’s and Tesco, the two biggest buyers of Irish beef, attended discussions this evening for the first time.

# beef - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Farmers protest outside Burger King over Irish beef prices
# Tullamore
# Tullamore

Farmers protest outside Burger King over Irish beef prices

Sep 18th 2014, 10:22 PM 10,359 Views 48 Comments

Farmers were protesting against the prices they get paid for beef.

# beef - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Beef farmers launch "blitz" at Tesco in Naas
# They Got Beef
# They Got Beef

Beef farmers launch "blitz" at Tesco in Naas

Aug 21st 2014, 5:37 PM 19,689 Views 29 Comments

They’re protesting new age limits on their products in British supermarkets.

# beef - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Irish farmers' anger at 'decimation' of income
# Beef Prices
# Beef Prices

Irish farmers' anger at 'decimation' of income

Aug 20th 2014, 3:03 PM 8,860 Views 50 Comments

A meeting in Navan organised by the Irish Farmers Association saw tempers flare over beef pricing.

# beef - Monday 21 July, 2014

'Expired' beef and chicken supplied to McDonald's and KFC in China
# Not Lovin' It
# Not Lovin' It

'Expired' beef and chicken supplied to McDonald's and KFC in China

Jul 21st 2014, 11:54 AM 13,374 Views 28 Comments

Both immediately stopped using meat from the supplier once the revelations emerged.

# beef - Friday 27 June, 2014

Coveney: Irish beef will be on American shelves by autumn
# Agriculture
# Agriculture

Coveney: Irish beef will be on American shelves by autumn

Jun 27th 2014, 10:04 PM 9,891 Views 68 Comments

Officials from the US agriculture department will first need to conclude audits on Irish farms.

# beef - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Simon Coveney is jetting off to the US to talk about beef
# Wheres The Beef
# Wheres The Beef

Simon Coveney is jetting off to the US to talk about beef

Jun 22nd 2014, 7:15 AM 5,113 Views 23 Comments

The minister has 16 meetings planned over the next four days with multinationals, potential investors and politicians.

# beef - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Advice for beef farmers: Think twice before you squeeze...
# Steady On
# Steady On

Advice for beef farmers: Think twice before you squeeze...

May 27th 2014, 7:00 AM 11,928 Views 8 Comments

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association said meat factories are giving the impression that young bull beef is not wanted but we need to make sure live exports are viable.

# beef - Monday 2 December, 2013

Japan ends 12-year-ban and reopens its market to Irish beef
# Irish Beef
# Irish Beef

Japan ends 12-year-ban and reopens its market to Irish beef

Dec 2nd 2013, 12:55 PM 14,110 Views 62 Comments

But all is not well in the beef sector, warns the ICSA.

# beef - Friday 1 November, 2013

USA to loosen restrictions on imports of EU beef
# Beef
# Beef

USA to loosen restrictions on imports of EU beef

Nov 1st 2013, 8:32 PM 5,592 Views 17 Comments

The news has been welcomed by Simon Coveney, who said that the US will be a “very interesting market” for Ireland’s grass-fed beef.

# beef - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

ICSA: No nasty surprises for farmers in the Budget
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

ICSA: No nasty surprises for farmers in the Budget

Oct 15th 2013, 5:58 PM 3,892 Views 29 Comments

Coveney announced €195 million for the disadvantaged areas scheme but a cost benefit view has farmers on edge.

# beef - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Two arrested in Britain over horsemeat scandal
# Horse Burgers
# Horse Burgers

Two arrested in Britain over horsemeat scandal

Aug 29th 2013, 9:50 PM 7,224 Views 15 Comments

Police said the men – whose nationalities were not revealed – were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to defraud.

# beef - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Coveney: Horsemeat scandal a result of bad management, not illegal management
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Coveney: Horsemeat scandal a result of bad management, not illegal management

Jul 18th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,603 Views 27 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, Coveney said that his department has handed information to authorities in other countries and that he expects them to pursue prosecutions.

# beef - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

This is what the G8 leaders ate for dinner last night
# Foodie
# Foodie

This is what the G8 leaders ate for dinner last night

Jun 18th 2013, 6:47 AM 18,512 Views 45 Comments

Beef or salmon? (Kidding, kind of.)

# beef - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

European Commission expected to publish horsemeat test results today
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

European Commission expected to publish horsemeat test results today

Apr 16th 2013, 8:31 AM 2,407 Views 2 Comments

The results were to be submitted to the commission by yesterday, 15 April, and are expected to be published today.

# beef - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Irish firm among hundreds hit by new horsemeat scandal in the Netherlands
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Irish firm among hundreds hit by new horsemeat scandal in the Netherlands

Apr 10th 2013, 7:14 PM 10,870 Views 25 Comments

Earlier the Netherlands’ food safety agency said that a Dutch supplier may have distributed as much as 50,000 tonnes of contaminated beef to companies across Europe.

# beef - Friday 15 March, 2013

ABP Food Group "bitterly disappointed" by Coveney horsemeat statement
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

ABP Food Group "bitterly disappointed" by Coveney horsemeat statement

Mar 15th 2013, 7:08 PM 8,677 Views 31 Comments

Also today, QK Meats apologised for not contacting the Department of Agriculture about horsemeat found at its plant last year.

Poll: Are you still happy to eat Irish beef?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you still happy to eat Irish beef?

Mar 15th 2013, 10:14 AM 8,195 Views 61 Comments

Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney says the horsemeat saga risks damaging Ireland’s food sector – but has it changed the amount of beef that you eat?

# beef - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Beef 'at risk' as penalties for feeding steroids to cattle may be cut
# Beef
# Beef

Beef 'at risk' as penalties for feeding steroids to cattle may be cut

Mar 10th 2013, 5:44 PM 7,582 Views 28 Comments

An Taisce has called for a vote by the European Parliament Agricultural Committee scrapping penalties to be reversed.

# beef - Friday 22 February, 2013

Tesco say their products are free from horsemeat
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Tesco say their products are free from horsemeat

Feb 22nd 2013, 3:15 PM 4,795 Views 31 Comments

The supermarket giant say they will continue to carry out food tests “to ensure this issue never happens again”.

BirdsEye recalls beef products in UK and Ireland after horse DNA discovery
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

BirdsEye recalls beef products in UK and Ireland after horse DNA discovery

Feb 22nd 2013, 10:13 AM 4,257 Views 24 Comments

Tests revealed its chilli con carne product contained 2 per cent horse DNA.

# beef - Friday 15 February, 2013

Services company says Rangeland products tested positive for horse DNA
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

Services company says Rangeland products tested positive for horse DNA

Feb 15th 2013, 3:08 PM 5,493 Views 12 Comments

Rangeland says all products are now being DNA tested before release, after Compass Group says it found horse DNA samples in its products despite Rangeland’s assurances.

# beef - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Horse DNA found in products supplied by firm run by minister's brother
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

Horse DNA found in products supplied by firm run by minister's brother

Feb 14th 2013, 10:03 PM 27,689 Views 0 Comments

Greencore – run by Simon Coveney’s brother Patrick – says its beef was sourced from an ABP plant in Nenagh.

Calls for DNA meat testing to become mandatory in the EU
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Calls for DNA meat testing to become mandatory in the EU

Feb 14th 2013, 5:39 PM 3,253 Views 19 Comments

It comes after the European Commission announced they would implement a three-month programme of random DNA testing on meat products.

# beef - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Senior British MP calls for EU meat ban
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Senior British MP calls for EU meat ban

Feb 10th 2013, 12:57 PM 7,543 Views 27 Comments

The head of the British parliament’s food affairs scrutiny panel has called for a ban on importing meat from EU countries until the horsemeat scandal is resolved.

# beef - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Horsemeat contamination likely 'not accidental': Findus UK
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Horsemeat contamination likely 'not accidental': Findus UK

Feb 9th 2013, 5:38 PM 12,452 Views 43 Comments

Findus UK says it is taking legal advice after early results from its internal investigation “strongly suggest” that the presence of horsemeat in its frozen beef lasagne meals was “not accidental”.

# beef - Friday 8 February, 2013

Aldi frozen bolognaise, lasagne dishes 'at least 30pc horse' - tests
# Aldi
# Aldi

Aldi frozen bolognaise, lasagne dishes 'at least 30pc horse' - tests

Feb 8th 2013, 10:19 PM 18,444 Views 144 Comments

The Food Safety Authority says tests on Aldi’s products are positive – and says not to eat them if you’ve got them.

French watchdog trying to find 'origin of horsemeat fraud'
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

French watchdog trying to find 'origin of horsemeat fraud'

Feb 8th 2013, 7:00 PM 6,984 Views 47 Comments

The DGCCRF says the Findus lasagnes, though processed in Luxembourg, got their ‘beef’ from a French supplier.