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Ireland | 16 November 2015
Breast is best as Irish buyers flock to chicken

Less than 10 years ago the writing seemed to be on the wall for chickens. They weren’t facing extinction, but the knives were out and they weren’t being used for carving. Celebrity chefs made headl...


Ireland | 26 October 2015
Minister Humphreys to attend poultry meeting

The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will attend an IFA poultry meeting in Monaghan on Tuesday night. The meeting will focus on funding for the poultry sector under the new Targeted Ag...


Ireland | 14 August 2015
Pig and poultry farmers to benefit from €17m investment

Irish farmers will be able to benefit from a €17 million investment scheme for the pig and poultry sector, the Department of Agriculture has announced. The Pig and Poultry Investment Scheme is part...


Ireland | 3 July 2015
Sectors react to Food Wise 2025: Poultry

With the new blueprint for the agri food sector now launched, the Irish Farmers Journal got reaction from those who represented farmers and agri business on the committee. First is Vincent Carton c...


Ireland | 2 April 2015
Salmonella outbreak on poultry farms investigated

The Department of Agriculture has confirmed that it is investigating an outbreak of Salmonella on seven different poultry farms. The Food Safety Authority and the Health Service Executive have been...


Ireland | 16 March 2015
Egg producers crack that tricky export market

Egg producers are keeping the sunny side up by more than doubling the value of their exports since 2011, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office. Ireland’s egg exports we...


Ireland | 13 March 2015
Give Me Five: Green eggs and ham

To cook something celebratory and suitably Irish for this St Patrick’s Day weekend, I have chosen to go green and use as many Irish ingredients as I can. Choosing local eggs and ensuring the ham is de...


Ireland | 9 March 2015
Woman paralysed from neck down after eating chicken contaminated with bacteria found in 98% of poultry

A woman was left paralysed below her neck after eating chicken contaminated with bacteria found in 98% of poultry. Sandra Loftus, from Co Dublin, contracted Guillain-Barre syndrome – a severely deb...