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Articles Tagged ‘Matt Carthy’

Beef cartels need to be challenged not strengthened - Carthy


Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy, responding to this week’s publication of a report commissioned by the IFA on the proposed ABP-Slaney merger, has said that the 'unfair market practices' within the beef processing sector need to be challenged rather than strengthened. The proposed merger would be a step in the wrong direction, he said.

Simplification measures welcome but 'still inadequate'


New proposals from European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Phil Hogan, on simplification measures for agriculture, have been given a general welcome, though it has been claimed by an Irish MEP that they do not go far enough.