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Growing Concerns With Beef Price Differential

The increasing price difference between Northern Ireland and Great Britain is a growing concern for local beef producers, according to Ulster Farmers’ Union Deputy President, Victor Chesnutt. “Over the past month prime cattle prices across Great Britain have strengthened on a weekly basis and are currently averaging 346p/kg for R3…

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Alliance Concerned Polish Beef Imports Are Driving Down Local Beef Prices

Alliance Councillor Patrick Clarke has raised concerns over reports of a dramatic increase of Polish beef coming into Northern Ireland saying that it is undermining local producer prices and that processors and supermarkets would do well to remember the lessons learned following the horsemeat scandal earlier this year. Councillor Clarke…

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