Milk and Meat orders up 60% due to panic buying

Fresh Meat and fresh milk orders have increased by as much as 60% on standards orders as a result of panic buying.

According to the Farmer Journal, the processors are not fearing shortages in the short term but have expressed their biggest concern is around staff.

Processors are working to rearrange shifts and keep people isolated as much as possible by splitting start and finish times.

Retailers have reported that liquid milk, mince, burgers and chicken fillets have largely sold out in most corners of the country.

Speaking to Ocean FM news is Hannah Quinn Mulligan from the Irish Farmers Journal: