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A Donegal TD is welcoming an agreement with China that will benefit sea food producers in the North West. The agreement allows the resumption of the exports of live Irish brown crab to China. Independent Deputy Thomas Pringle says the loss to export sales was close to €5 million in…

MEPs in the European Parliament have called on the European Commission to investigate why EU border checks failed to detect tainted food produce from Brazil. MEPs last night debated the revelations from a two-year investigation by the Brazilian Federal Police. It showed that potentially dangerous meat products were placed in…

European Union supports must be put in place for Irish farming, which is facing particular challenges because of Brexit. That’s according to Sinn Fein MEP for the Midlands North West Matt Carthy, who has made a submission to the European Parliament’s agriculture and rural development committee on Brexit. He says…

There is support in the European Union for affording special circumstances to the island of Ireland following Brexit. That’s according to a representative of the Border Communities Against Brexit campaign who are in Brussels this week to bring their case to MEPs. In a statement the group said the prospect…