IFA Reiterates Call For A Full Ban On Brazilian Meat

IFA President Joe Healy has reiterated his call for a full ban on Brazilian meat imports into the EU, saying the move by the EU Commission to halt only those companies implicated in the investigation is not enough.   Joe Healy said it is not credible for the EU’s policy on equivalence of standards if […]

IFA Accuses DG Trade of Reckless Offer on Mercosur

IFA National Chairman Jer Bergin has called on the Irish government to join with France and lead a storm of protest by member states on Mercosur at the EU Commission’s Trade Policy Committee meeting in Brussels tomorrow (Friday).   Jer Bergin said there was clear opposition from 20 member states at this week’s Farm Council […]

IFA Calls On Taoiseach To Intervene With President Juncker On Mercosur

IFA National Chairman Jer Bergin this week wrote to An Taoiseach Enda Kenny to express serious concerns about the engagement between EU and Mercosur negotiators in Brussels this Friday and the imminent exchange of offers between both sides.   In his letter, the IFA Chairman highlighted the damaging impact a Mercosur deal would have on […]