Irish call for ban on Brazil's beef

Clarke, Philip
April 2008
Farmers Weekly;4/11/2008, p56
Trade Publication
The article reports that Irish farmers are calling for Brazilian beef to be permanently banned from the European Union (EU) because of the threat it poses to animal health and food safety. According to Irish Farmers Association (IFA) president Padraig Walsh, the EU Food and Veterinary Office uncovered and documented unreported foot-and-mouth disease outbreaks in Brazil and a total failure on animal identification, holding registration and movement controls.


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