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IFA President Welcomes Commitment from Tesco to Irish Beef

31 January 2013

IRELAND - IFA President John Bryan said he has been in contact with Tesco Ireland and they have confirmed they will continue to buy Irish beef valued at over €177m per annum.

In addition, Tesco have also confirmed they plan to source their frozen burgers from another Irish beef processor.

John Bryan welcomed Tesco’s commitment to the sector, which is a strong message reflecting their full confidence in the integrity of Irish beef.

He said IFA have sought meetings with the meat industry and the regulatory authorities, including the Food Safety Authority and the Department of Agriculture, to insist that the necessary controls are put in place at processing level, and are strictly observed.

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