Unfair practices need to be addressed

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Mairead McGuinness MEP has called on the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton to look at the experience in the UK of tackling unfair practices in the food supply chain and take similar action in Ireland.

Mairead McGuinness MEP has called on the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton to look at the experience in the UK of tackling unfair practices in the food supply chain and take similar action in Ireland.

Addressing a seminar in the European Parliament last week, the MEP said that actions by individual member states in the EU to tackle problems in the food supply chain, which deny farmers a fair return for their effort and produce, “need to be enhanced by action at the EU level”.