Pork and bacon

Edgar Carson

Committee Chair

Ulster Farmers Union
Kyle Boyd

Vice Chair

David McClure

Policy Officer

Latest figures from the EU Meat Market Observatory. The aim of this is to provide the EU beaf & veal and pigmeat sector with more transparency by means of disseminating market data and short-term analysis in a timely manner. In addition to the website, which is updated regularly, the Observatory has an Expert Group which meets at least 3 times a year.

Current issues the committee is considering:
  • Tail biting and docking
  • Red Tractor
  • African swine fever
  • Labour availability
  • Industry education
  • Planning permission
  • Environmental sustainability