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# Meat

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# food for thought
MEPs say veggie burgers can still be 'burgers'
The move is seen as a victory for environmentalists.
# Your Say
Poll: Should vegetarian foods be allowed use words like 'steak' and 'burger'?
The IFA has urged Irish MEPs to vote to ban words traditionally linked to meat products from being used on vegetarian alternatives.
# Podcast
The Explainer: What the Covid-19 clusters tell us about the meat industry in Ireland
This week’s episode of the podcast discusses how meat plants work and how staff are treated.
# beef prices
Taoiseach 'sympathises' with farmers as blockade of major Aldi distribution centre continues
Members of the Irish Farmers’ Association are staging a protest outside an Aldi distribution centre.
# the explainer
The Explainer: Why are we being told to eat less meat?
We speak to a food expert and a beef farmer who’s also a journalist.
# meat eater
The Taoiseach says he's eating less red meat to stay healthy - but is it healthier to do that?
“Some people say that meat is the new tobacco, and that’s absolutely not true,” says Dr Robert O’Connor of the Irish Cancer Society.
# Farming
'We shouldn't be defensive about debate led by young people': Bruton defends stance on 'Meatless Monday' teaching pack
The Irish Farmers Association want the teaching pack withdrawn or amended.
# Poll
Poll: Should teenagers be encouraged to reduce meat intake as part of their schooling?
The IFA is not happy with a new An Taisce pamphlet.
# steaks ahoy
Leo Varadkar reassures a concerned Dáil that he hasn't gone vegan
He said yesterday that he is cutting down on how much meat he is eating.
# Newbridge Meats
Sausages recalled due to presence of Salmonella
People who have bought the affected items should dispose of them or return them to the place of purchase.
# mar-a-lago
Trump's private country club cited for food safety violations
It costs $200,000 to join Mar-a-Lago and recent VIP guests have included the leaders of Japan and China.
# 150 new jobs
Food processor Dawn Farms will pump €25m into its 'meat innovation' hub in Naas
The innovation centre designs products for restaurant chains and food manufacturers.
# Jokers and Eaters
'I swear to God, I have never seen someone eat so much beef in my life'
The Ireland U20s reveal who the joker in their pack is at the World Championship.
# Court
Meath wholesale butcher fined for falsely declaring beef was Irish in origin
The company was found guilty of six charges.
# Rescued
South Koreans eat nearly 2.5 million dogs a year, but the industry is dying
Close to 200 dogs were freed from a farm this week.
This new barbecue joint in Cork looks like a meat lover’s paradise
Here come the meat sweats.
# Good Friday
Irish mothers are taking extreme measures to ensure their kids don't eat meat today
Heathens, all of you.
# Meat is Murder
Irish mams are taking extreme measures to ensure their kids don't eat meat today
Heathens, all of you.
# Theft
Thirty boxes of steak and a power washer stolen from Antrim butchers
Police want to hear from anyone who may be offered meat for sale in unusual circumstances.
# Flame Killed
Even how your meat is cooked could cause cancer
But that doesn’t mean you should cut out meat.
Voices
'Refusing to give up your fry and saying you would prefer to die happy? Trust me, you won’t'
Our bank holiday was ruined by the news report filled with doom that processed meats are officially carcinogenic, writes Fiachra Duffy. So, what next?
# sossies
7 meat products that we refuse to believe would betray us
The World Health Organisation says sausages and ham cause cancer… But they wouldn’t turn on us, would they?
# Your Say
Poll: Will you eat less processed meat from now on?
The FSAI says it’s all about moderation, but has the research worried you?
# meaty meat meat
The world isn't ready for the Sunday roast burger
SO MUCH MEAT.
# well done
Medium? Well done? Here's what steak looks like at different stages of 'doneness'
Warning: may make you crave steak.
# seeing double
Remember Dolly? There may not be another as EU steps closer to full cloning ban
EU lawmakers backed calls to tighten up a proposed ban on cloning animals.
# Dungannon
16 lambs with 'poisonous meat' stolen from Tyrone farm
The lambs would not be ready to enter the food chain for another six weeks.
11 awesome meat photos from that BBQ festival in Dublin
Plenty of meat on those bones.
# luncheon meat
Americans have just discovered Billy Roll and they're horrified
“It’s like EATING A FACE!” Well yeah, that’s the point.
# bbq weather
10 of the best BBQ joints in Dublin
… because you’re too lazy to have your own.
Video: Tesco shoppers filmed fighting over reduced-price meat
It gives a whole new meaning to the phrase ‘bargain hunting’.
# Animal Cruelty
Japanese fishermen are going to keep on killing dolphins
Dolphins that are captured alive can fetch more than €7,000.
# beef scandal
'A true master of deception': Horsemeat trader jailed in Netherlands
Willy Selten has protested his innocence.
# country of origin
Curious about where your meat comes from? Wonder no more
New rules will come into effect for poultry, pork and lamb tomorrow.
# new balls please
This company's meatballs have been renamed 'balls' because, well, there's no meat in them
At least our burgers had actual horse in them
# Your Say
Poll: Do you check where the meat you eat comes from?
Are labels of interest to you?
# telling porkies
You may have been told your rashers are Irish, but they're often not
An IFA testing programme found that customers are being misled in 29% of cases.
# Looking for Love
Seek muscular male with quality rump? Irish bulls could soon be online dating
Unfortunately love will remain virtual, with no long walks or passionate moments in a field.
# Defamation
Court verdict for meat trader who claims he was "hung out" during horsemeat scandal
McAdam Food Products is suing ABP foods for alleged defamation.