IFA President Joe Healy has called for an immediate ban on Brazilian meat imports into the EU. He said the latest shocking revelations on the failure of Brazil to meet EU standards and controls in the meat sector raises very serious concerns around EU meat imports.
09 03 2017
Following the announcement by the Department of Agriculture that the housing notice on poultry is to be extended until 30th April, IFA Poultry Chairman Nigel Renaghan has called on all stakeholders in the poultry sector to work together to protect the internationally recognised high health status of the national poultry flock.
08 03 2017
Launching IFA’s policy Brexit: The Imperatives for Irish Farmers & the Agri-Food Sector in Dublin today, IFA President Joe Healy said the implications for Irish agriculture are so serious that farming has to be first in the Government’s negotiating position.
IFA President Joe Healy this week led a delegation to meet with Agriculture Minister Michael Creed and Local Government Minister Simon Coveney to set out the Association’s priorities in the forthcoming review of the nitrates regulations.
11 01 2017
Reacting to the Bord Bia Export Performance and Prospects Report, IFA President Joe Healy pointed out that it is mainly Irish farmers who have borne the pain of sterling weakness through lower prices, particularly for beef and mushrooms.