An announcement that PGI Welsh beef could soon be on its way to the US for the first time in more than 20 years has been welcomed by NFU Cymru’s Livestock Board.
The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has expressed its “disappointment” that a meeting of the beef taskforce which was due to take place today to discuss the Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) for Irish grass-fed beef was “called off”.
A Co Tipperary food business has credited a UCC project for its success. Dr Joe Kerry, Food and Nutritional Sciences, UCC, helped by three Food Science students, worked with Blackcastle Farm at Two Mile Borris near Thurles.
The global spread of the epidemic may make Chinese consumers who love imported food much less fun.