Protests suspended as beef farmers and meat industry group agree to talks

Protests suspended as beef farmers and meat industry group agree to talks


Protests at meat processing plants will be suspended pending talks, the Agriculture Minister has confirmed.

Threatened legal proceedings by the industry against protesters will also be suspended.

Beef farmers have been picketing outside meat factories for 12 days, protesting over the prices they are getting for their animals.

The Beef Plan Movement, which is behind the action, has warned that the prices farmers are offered do not reflect the importance of their place on the production line.

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Stephen McNeice