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Preparing for Brexit

Preparing for Brexit

The decision of the UK to leave the EU will result in changes, both here in Ireland and also for our EU partners. For information and guidance on preparedness, new rules for trading with the UK and a range of Government supports, go to our dedicated Brexit information pages.

Guide to importing Animals and Animal Products from the UK post-Brexit

Guide to importing Animals and Animal Products from the UK post-Brexit

If you trade with the UK in animals or animal products (such as meat, dairy products or fishery products), there are steps you can take now to ensure that any potential disruptions to your business are reduced.

Keep African Swine Fever out of Ireland

Keep African Swine Fever out of Ireland

Never feed food waste to Pigs. It could spread African Swine Fever, which is a deadly viral disease in pigs that can survive for months or even years in pork products. It has never been diagnosed in Ireland. Click here for more information on how we can keep this disease out of Ireland.

Details of current Public Consultations

Details of current Public Consultations

We are currently seeking your views on several Public Consultations, including the Climate Change Adaption Plan for the Agriculture, Forestry and Seafood sectors, our Statement of Strategy 2020-2023 and Ireland's next Agri-Food Strategy to 2030.

Beef Exceptional Aid Measure (BEAM) applications now open

Beef Exceptional Aid Measure (BEAM) applications now open

BEAM will open for applications from 19th August to 8th September inclusive. Applications will be accepted online through AgFood.ie.

Please do not bring home plants, fruit, vegetables, flowers or seeds

Please do not bring home plants, fruit, vegetables, flowers or seeds

When travelling abroad, avoid bringing plants or other plant products home ..because plant pests or diseases may be hiding on them

Market Access - Export Information

Market Access - Export Information

This portal brings together information on the full range of open international markets and products, and the relevant certification conditions, in a user-friendly format for exporters.

Newcastle Disease

Newcastle Disease

Sporadic outbreaks of Pigeon Paramyxovirus (PPMV-1) occur in domestic pigeons and wild birds throughout Ireland and this increases the risk of Newcastle Disease in poultry in Ireland.

Food Safety, Everyone\

Food Safety, Everyone's Business

Friday, June 7, 2019 was the first ever World Food Safety Day, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in December 2018. Our Food Safety and Food Authenticity Strategy 2018-2020 sets out the vision and objectives for future food safety and authenticity for all. Food Safety is everyone's business.