Whether or not the union was heavy-handed, it is clear threats to take the evidence to the press were taken seriously by DARD
At Meigh, the location of the initial outbreak, there were no visible signs that any of the DARD
measures were being implemented in any form.
The report, obtained by The Grocer after a Freedom of Information request, concluded: "From a prosecution point of view there is no scope for DARD
to pursue the beef labelling offence as it is outside the six month statutory time limit.
There will be KZN DARD
officials at the outlets to provide assistance and do the record-keeping to ensure that there is no abuse of the system.
Lyttle explained: "The money in the HRF is meant for specific projects that have to be approved by Dard
The listing comes after RECMA released their annual DARD
Index at the end of January.
In spring 2013, DARD
veterinary staff twice humanely destroyed animals due to unnecessary suffering.
also died within a few weeks of him meeting Andanson.
To get DARD
disposition instructions, email: smblogcomjeap@usmc.
feed inspectors have taken official samples to be tested and analysed by the Public Analyst.
An investigation by The Grocer has discovered that Kenny Swann, MD at the Dungannon plant, was issued with a caution on 5 June this year, following a lengthy investigation by DARD
and Dungannon and South Tyrone Council.
spokesman said it would review meat plant procedures to ensure a similar breach of BSE testing rules did not happen again.
The Trade PR specialists working with Invest NI and DARD
will help food companies, producers, and stakeholders to achieve coverage throughout the media in Great Britain and the Republic of Ireland in a concerted and coordinated campaign over the next twelve months.
Currently, there is no stan- dard
specifying where turbidity should be measured.
In turn, the Environment Minister wrote to DARD
Minister Ian Pearson, calling upon him to address the issue.