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#Beef crisis

# beef-crisis - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Beef farmers to end 48-hour meat factory blockade

Farmers say that there is a €350 gap between prices paid for cattle here and in the UK.

# beef-crisis - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

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.

# beef-crisis - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Farmers are holding a 24-hour protest about beef prices

The action is the first since 2000 when the courts ended up imposing large fines on the IFA over its actions in blockading some factories.