Minister To Intervene In Beef Talks To Help Broker Agreement

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Talks in the long running beef dispute reached an impasse last night, with the Agriculture Minister set to intervene today in an attempt to break the deadlock.

The discussions between the Beef Plan Movement, Meat Industry and farming organisations are aimed at resolving a row over the price farmers get from factories for their animals.

Irish Farmers Association President Joe Healy says yesterday’s talks didn’t go well:

A disagreement over the age limit for beef is causing the impasse at talks in County Kildare.

Chairman of the Laois branch of the Beef Plan Movement, Enda Fingleton, says there’s some confusion about the age of beef UK retailers want: