Thursday June 25, 2015
The Department of Agriculture has said final tests on the recent suspected case of BSE found in a cow in Co Louth have confirmed that it was an isolated case in a single animal.
Tuesday April 07, 2015
A Dutch court has jailed meat wholesaler Willy Selten for two-and-a-half years for selling horse meat passed off as beef during Europe's massive 2013 meat scandal.
Monday March 16, 2015
An Irish beef processing company is suing a Polish company that allegedly supplied beef contaminated with horse meat, the High Court has heard.
Wednesday March 04, 2015
A 2.8-million-year-old jawbone fossil with five intact teeth unearthed in an Ethiopian desert is pushing back the dawn of humankind by about half a million years.
Friday February 20, 2015
China has formally lifted a ban on importing Irish beef, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has revealed at the Fine Gael party conference in Castlebar.
Saturday December 27, 2014
After 30 years, the internal government documents from 1984 have been released to the public.
Friday November 21, 2014
Dawn Meats has agreed an alliance with Terrena, one of France's largest farming co-operatives.
Thursday November 13, 2014
Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has said a template for the future of the beef sector has been agreed between farmers and processors that the whole sector can support.
Wednesday November 12, 2014
The fourth meeting of the Beef Forum chaired by Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney is now under way at the Department of Agriculture Laboratory Complex in Co Kildare.
Tuesday November 11, 2014
The 48-hour nationwide protest by farmers at meat factories has ended with farmers vowing to return to the factory gates if the prices they receive for their animals do not increase.