Meat Industry Ireland

Press releases

Meat exports remarkably resilient in 2020 given challenges

13/01/2021 - Exports in the Irish meat sector delivered a remarkable performance in 2020 given the challenges faced, according to Meat Industry Ireland (MII), the Ibec association representing the Irish meat

MII statement following SIPTU Meeting

01/09/2020 - Underpinning existing Covid-19 mitigation measures in place, Meat Industry Ireland (MII) has proposed a detailed Code of Practice to protect workers in the industry. The Code was discussed with

MII to stress importance of 24 hr test results to Committee

13/08/2020 - Meat Industry Ireland (MII) will stress the importance of turning around Covid-19 test results in less than 24 hours in its opening statement to the Oireachtas Special Committee on Covid-19 Response

Meat Industry Ireland comments on recent Covid-19 outbreak

07/08/2020 - Meat Industry Ireland (MII), the Ibec sector that represents the beef, lamb, pigmeat and poultry primary processing sectors in Ireland, says the confirmation of a Covid-19 outbreak in one facility

MII calls for support measures for livestock sector

30/03/2020 - Meat Industry Ireland (MII) today indicated that “despite the major market impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on meat markets across Europe, in particular the food service channel, meat processing is

Supports for industry urgently needed - MII

23/03/2020 - “The meat industry is experiencing a major disruption to normal trading conditions with food service outlets (restaurants, QSR - Quick Serve Restaurants, caterers, etc.) across Europe closing down

MII Statement on COVID-19

18/03/2020 - “Meat processing throughout the country is continuing despite the challenges posed by Covid-19. In response to the virus threat, revised protocols have been put in place in meat plants for all

MII Statement on Covid-19

12/03/2020 - Meat Industry Ireland (MII) has met with DAFM to discuss contingency arrangements in the event of the spread of Covid-19 and the potential impact on processing sites. While the statement by An

MII welcomes State aid decision

04/02/2020 - Meat Industry Ireland (MII) today welcomed the announcement of EU State aid approval for an investment programme for primary processing of agricultural products in Ireland. MII has been pushing for