Fears meat processors could move live cattle to UK plants under no-deal Brexit

Fears meat processors could move live cattle to UK plants under no-deal Brexit


There are fears that Irish meat processors, which own plants in Ireland and the UK, could move live cattle for processing in UK plants in the event of a hard Brexit.

Speaking in the Dail today, Sinn Fein agriculture spokesman Martin Kenny said a number of Irish meat processors have plants in both Ireland and the UK and could move live cattle and workers to the UK and avoid higher tariffs on beef exports.

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Margaret Donnelly