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ICSA calls on Minister to resolve Russian offal ban

Jun 16, 2014 | Press Releases | 0 comments

16th June 2014

ICSA Beef Chairman Edmond Phelan has called on Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney to engage with his Russian counterpart to resolve the ban on offal products.

“We need to see this resolved as soon as possible,” said Mr. Phelan. However, he noted that farmers had seen little benefit from the increased demand for fifth quarter products in recent times so he suggested that the factories could not expect to cut what they had not given in the first place.

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