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#Beef

From TheJournal.ie Today's top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

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

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What's the beef between farmers and meat factories? Meaty Issue

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Another 48 hours: Farmers dig-in for overnight meat factory protests Not Going Home

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of Irish farmers will blockade meat factories for 48-hours Where's The Beef

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Catch up as you wake up.

From TheJournal.ie The talks between farmers and factories have ended with no deal, what does this mean? No Joy

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Farmers and processors agree to two weeks of talks to try to end the beef crisis Let's Talk

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Farmers protest outside Burger King over Irish beef prices Tullamore

Farmers protest outside Burger King over Irish beef prices

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

From TheJournal.ie Beef farmers launch "blitz" at Tesco in Naas They Got Beef

Beef farmers launch "blitz" at Tesco in Naas

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish farmers' anger at 'decimation' of income Beef Prices

Irish farmers' anger at 'decimation' of income

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Expired' beef and chicken supplied to McDonald's and KFC in China Not Lovin' It

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Coveney: Irish beef will be on American shelves by autumn Agriculture

Coveney: Irish beef will be on American shelves by autumn

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

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney is jetting off to the US to talk about beef Wheres The Beef

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Advice for beef farmers: Think twice before you squeeze... Steady On

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Japan ends 12-year-ban and reopens its market to Irish beef Irish Beef

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

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

From TheJournal.ie USA to loosen restrictions on imports of EU beef Beef

USA to loosen restrictions on imports of EU beef

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.

From TheJournal.ie ICSA: No nasty surprises for farmers in the Budget Budget 2014

ICSA: No nasty surprises for farmers in the Budget

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

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested in Britain over horsemeat scandal Horse Burgers

Two arrested in Britain over horsemeat scandal

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

From TheJournal.ie Coveney: Horsemeat scandal a result of bad management, not illegal management Horsemeat This post contains videos

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie This is what the G8 leaders ate for dinner last night Foodie

This is what the G8 leaders ate for dinner last night

Beef or salmon? (Kidding, kind of.)

From TheJournal.ie European Commission expected to publish horsemeat test results today Horsemeat

European Commission expected to publish horsemeat test results today

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish firm among hundreds hit by new horsemeat scandal in the Netherlands Horsemeat

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie ABP Food Group "bitterly disappointed" by Coveney horsemeat statement Horsemeat

ABP Food Group "bitterly disappointed" by Coveney horsemeat statement

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you still happy to eat Irish beef? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you still happy to eat Irish beef?

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?

From TheJournal.ie Beef 'at risk' as penalties for feeding steroids to cattle may be cut Beef

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Tesco say their products are free from horsemeat Horsemeat

Tesco say their products are free from horsemeat

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

From TheJournal.ie BirdsEye recalls beef products in UK and Ireland after horse DNA discovery Horsemeat

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Services company says Rangeland products tested positive for horse DNA Horse Meat

Services company says Rangeland products tested positive for horse DNA

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.

From TheJournal.ie Horse DNA found in products supplied by firm run by minister's brother Horse Meat

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Calls for DNA meat testing to become mandatory in the EU Horsemeat

Calls for DNA meat testing to become mandatory in the EU

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

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Senior British MP calls for EU meat ban Horsemeat

Senior British MP calls for EU meat ban

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.

From TheJournal.ie Horsemeat contamination likely 'not accidental': Findus UK Horsemeat

Horsemeat contamination likely 'not accidental': Findus UK

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Aldi frozen bolognaise, lasagne dishes 'at least 30pc horse' - tests Aldi

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

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

From TheJournal.ie French watchdog trying to find 'origin of horsemeat fraud' Horse Meat

French watchdog trying to find 'origin of horsemeat fraud'

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

From TheJournal.ie Findus 'horse meat' lasagne on sale in Ireland Horse Meat

Findus 'horse meat' lasagne on sale in Ireland

The product, which was found to contain up to 100 per cent horse meat in the UK, was withdrawn from Tesco shelves on Wednesday but the FSAI was not informed.

From TheJournal.ie Rangeland Food recommences production, says it was "victim of fraud" Horse Meat

Rangeland Food recommences production, says it was "victim of fraud"

The plant in Monaghan had halted production after tests into a consignment of Polish beef found positive traces of horse DNA.

From TheJournal.ie Monaghan meat company finds horse DNA in Polish beef Horse Burgers

Monaghan meat company finds horse DNA in Polish beef

Rangeland Foods has temporarily shut down production after it found the equine traces in an ingredient it received from Poland.

From TheJournal.ie Polish authorities find 'no evidence' of horse DNA at supplier Horse Burgers

Polish authorities find 'no evidence' of horse DNA at supplier

Poland’s veterinary authority says it can’t find any sign of horse meat in five out of six suppliers tested so far.

From TheJournal.ie ABP: "We have let our customers down and we apologise" Horse Burgers

ABP: "We have let our customers down and we apologise"

The food company said it understood Tesco’s decision to stop sourcing meat from Silvercrest Foods.