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Ireland: DNA results confirm half of pigmeat tested is not Irish

Wednesday 4 December 2013 (4 years 10 months 12 days ago)
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Further findings from the DNA-testing Programme on pigmeat carried out by IFA show that consumers continue to be misled and there is a very disappointing level of support for Irish pig producers.

From almost 300 samples that have been collated and sent to IdentiGen for cross-checking with the Irish boar DNA database, 52% of products are not Irish.

The IFA DNA Certified Programme for pigmeat was established to combat misleading labelling and to provide reassurance for producers and consumers on the origin of pigmeat on the Irish market.

IFA will continue testing a range of products and expects those which had poor results in the initial findings to revise their purchasing policies, commit to the use of Irish pigmeat in their offerings to consumers and clearly label country of origin of non-Irish product. IFA will make consumers aware of progress, or lack of progress, as more test results become available.

Wednesday November 20, 2013/ IFA/ Ireland.
http://www.ifa.ie

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