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2011-08-10 Submission on Code of Practice for Designated Grocery Goods Undertakings

Submission to the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation on Code of Practice for Designated Grocery Goods Undertakings

2010-02-24 Equity for Farmers in the Food Supply Chain

Equity for farmers in the Food Supply Chain. A message to retailers, processors and food suppliers - the food supply chain is broken.
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2013-12-19

STRICT REGULATIONS ON RETAILERS NEEDED TO STAMP OUT HERD MENTALITY OF BELOW-COST SELLING
IFA President John Bryan has accused the Enterprise Minister Richard Bruton of dithering on regulation, while retailers abuse their dominant position and decimate jobs and small businesses as they vie for footfall with unsustainable prices for fresh food.

2013-11-29

FAIRER RETURN TO PRODUCERS WILL BE REAL TEST OF NEW REGULATIONS FOR RETAILERS
Reacting to the Minister of State at the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Sean Sherlock’s address to Seanad Eireann last week on the regulation of practices in the grocery goods sector, IFA President John Bryan said the the new legislation would be judged by its effectiveness in curbing retailer dominance and securing more equity in the food supply chain for primary producers.

2013-07-09

GOOD WEATHER PROVIDES MAJOR RESPITE FOR FARMING COMMUNITY
“Farmers around the country are making the most of the current fine weather and excellent grass growing conditions to replenish winter fodder stocks, “said IFA President John Bryan.

2012-10-08

AGRI INDUSTRY CLOSES DOWN IN SUPPORT OF FARMERS’ DAY OF ACTION
With major EU decisions to be taken in the next few months that will define the future of the farming sector in Ireland, the vast majority of dairy co-ops, beef, lamb, pig and poultry processors, grain merchants and livestock marts will close to accepting farm produce on Tuesday 9th October.
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2013-01-18 : Horticulture Committee