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#food and the marine

# food-and-the-marine - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Simon Coveney is jetting off to the US to talk about beef

The minister has 16 meetings planned over the next four days with multinationals, potential investors and politicians.

# food-and-the-marine - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Call for below-cost selling of milk and bread to be banned

An Oireachtas Committee has also called for a code of conduct in the groceries sector that would be enforced by a supermarket ombudsman.

# food-and-the-marine - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Minister Coveney doesn't like fur farming but he's not banning it Fur This post contains videos

Minister Coveney doesn't like fur farming but he's not banning it Exclusive

In an exclusive interview with TheJournal.ie, Coveney also said that his department will be cracking down on dog fighting and introducing a strict code for bloodsports.

# food-and-the-marine - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Coveney: Horsemeat scandal a result of bad management, not illegal management Horsemeat This post contains videos

Coveney: Horsemeat scandal a result of bad management, not illegal management

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, Coveney said that his department has handed information to authorities in other countries and that he expects them to pursue prosecutions.

# food-and-the-marine - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Coveney makes "major step" for Irish fishermen

The Minister for Agriculture has said that final negotiations on the Common Fisheries Policy are to begin soon.

# food-and-the-marine - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Mixed results for Irish fishermen after "difficult and complex negotiations"

Talks on Ireland’s fishing quotas for 2013 ended in the early hours of this morning, with Minister Coveney saying that the agreed quotas would “support our fishing industry over the coming year”.

# food-and-the-marine - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Coveney warns of difficult negotiations on fishing quotas

Coveney said proposed cuts to quotas will have serious implications for Irish fishermen and jobs.

# food-and-the-marine - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Department defends reappointment of top servant who retired 18 months ago

An assistant secretary-general at the Department of Agriculture retired in 2010, but will stay on until October at least.

# food-and-the-marine - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

All clear: tests on Cork pheasants are negative for bird flu

A temporary exclusion zone is lifted after further tests on a flock of game birds in Clonakilty show bird flu had not spread.

# food-and-the-marine - Monday 2 April, 2012

Clonakilty bird flu "poses no risk to public health"

The Department of Agriculture said today that bird flu found in pheasants in Clonakilty is not the deadly H5N1 strain. However all biosecurity measures will remain in place in Barryroe, where results are expected on ill pheasants there.