Silvercrest Foods in Ballybay, Co Monaghan. Photograph: Philip Fitzpatrick/PA

Former meat trader Martin McAdam has confirmed he will appeal a High Court ruling made earlier this month that he should supply security of costs of (...)

The disclosure in Ireland of adulteration of beef products with equine DNA  led to discovery of a pan-European problem. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

A small beef processing company which claims it was “hung out” as the “fall guy” for the Irish horsemeat scandal has been directed to provide security(...)

Silence in the slaughterhouse: protests at 14 of Ireland’s largest meat processing plants were intended to put the squeeze on the biggest family-run firms in the sector

Like Neville Chamberlain waving a copy of the Munich Agreement with Germany in 1938, Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney appears to believe he has (...)

Farmers picketing  outside ABP during the IFA-organised 48 hour protest. Photograph: Irish Farmers Association/Twitter

Representatives from the Irish Cattle and Sheep organisation are meeting those from Meat Industry Ireland as part of ongoing talks about beef prices.T(...)

Martin McAdam at his home in Lisdarragh House, Newbless Co Monaghan. Photograph: Philip Fitzpatrick

Co Monaghan meat trader Martin McAdam, who was at the centre of last year’s horse meat scandal, has begun a new meat business and plans to announce th(...)

APB Food chief executive Paul Finnerty: “There was a suggestion that we were guilty until proven innocent.  Photograph: Eric Luke

It’s fair to say that ABP Food Group does not court publicity. Before the horse meat scandal, the average man on the street would have been hardpresse(...)

Photograph: Paula Connelly/ISPC/Getty

This time last year, when we bit into burgers we were happily unaware of any link between processed beef and horse meat. This changed on January 15th,(...)

ABP food group has acquired a second production facility in Poland, continuing its expansion in the country. Photo: Bloomberg

ABP food group has acquired a second production facility in Poland, continuing its expansion in the country.The facility, which is understood to have (...)

The horse meat crisis has led the world’s largest food manufacturer Nestle to test for the presence of meat such as kangaroo and dog. Photograph: Michaela Rehle /Reuters

The horse meat crisis has led the world’s largest food manufacturer Nestle to test for the presence of meat such as kangaroo and dog, head of food saf(...)

ABP Food Group said today it has settled an action against a UK-based meat firm and begun High Court proceedings against a Polish firm. Photograph: PA

ABP Food Group has settled an action against a UK-based meat firm and begun High Court proceedings against a Polish firm, both relating to the horse m(...)