Campylobacter causes acute gastroenteritis with diarrhoea and vomiting, and can be life-threatening in the very young and old. However, it can be killed by cooking the chicken thoroughly, until it reaches a core temperature of 75 degrees.

Three quarters of UK fresh chickens contaminated with bacterium campylobacter

Dog owners advised to check home insurance cover in case they are sued for damages

The Irish Dairy Board, whose portfolio includes Kerrygold, Dubliner and Pilgrim’s Choice, is now to be called Ornua

New name means ‘new gold’

Bus Éireann chief executive Martin Nolan said if the Government wanted smaller towns and villages on commercial routes to be serviced, it would have to pay a subsidy. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Planned cuts to Expressway routes described as ‘a further attack on rural Ireland’

Visualise the face of a farmer each time you buy a banana, says grower Stephen Best, from the West Indies: “This is a person who takes pride in his or her work, to generate the necessary income to sustain their livelihood and that of their families.”

Ireland eats fewer Fairtrade bananas than other EU states due to ‘lack of support from shops’

Winners for Best Production Design for The Grand Budapest Hotel Adam Stockhausen (Production Design) and Anna Pinnock (Set Decoration) at the 87th Oscars. Photograph: AFP.

Annie Atkins was part of team which won Oscar for ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’

Danishes, croissants and doughnuts have all swelled as portions get bigger

Seán Sherlock: he said Ireland was a committed supporter of using agricultural development to lift people out of hunger and poverty

Research body has history of work in Africa

The IFA and Crimestoppers have launched a campaign to help prevent livestock theft. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

35 animals stolen since the beginning of this year

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