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Testing commenced after a positive test among one member of staff. When others around him were tested, another worker was found to have the virus.

Two separate outbreaks of Covid-19 have been confirmed in factories owned by Larry Goodman. Testing of the 350 staff at the ABP Foods plant in Clone(...)

The meat industry continues to deal with the fact that its customers want high-quality products as cheaply as possible, while its suppliers argue that the prices they receive make it difficult for them to make a living. Photograph: iStock

Covid-19 has thrust the Republic’s multibillion-euro meat industry into the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. Outbreaks of the virus among workers (...)

Average emissions intensity reductions across signatory companies increased from 36 per cent to 41 per cent last year. Photograph: iStock

Irish companies who have pledged to halve their carbon footprint are following through on their promise, new figures suggest. More than 50 Irish comp(...)

Larry Goodman snr: Urban Life, the property company run by his son Laurence Goodman jnr, banked a €3.4 million fee for development work it undertook on behalf of Yack, a company linked to Mr Goodman snr. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Laurence Goodman jnr, the son of beef baron Larry Goodman, enjoyed a €2.2 million windfall last year from his housebuilding company Urban Life. The bu(...)

Blackrock Clinic: battle over control of the clinic has taken yet another turn

The ongoing battle over control of the Blackrock Clinic has taken yet another turn in its labyrinthine progress through the courts. The “validity and(...)

The accounts of Larry Goodman’s ABP Foods Group in Ireland are shielded from public view under its unlimited status.

Accounts for two Luxembourg companies that are key financing cogs in Larry Goodman’s beef empire show the units’ assets were fast approaching €2 billi(...)

CSO figures suggesting just over €11m worth of beef was shipped to China last year and €9m the previous year are  a mistake it seems. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Several high-profile food scandals, including the horsemeat debacle here, have heightened public anxiety about the provenance of certain foods. So it’(...)

Chinese premier Li Keqiang with his wife, Madam Cheng, and Taoiseach Enda Kenny on Garvey’s farm in Gortbrack, Co Mayo, in May last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

What is this controversy about? One of the great coups for the Irish beef industry last year was the reopening of the Chinese market. Irish expor(...)

Mairéad McGuinness MEP: had claimed that ABP had not “at this stage” notified the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission of the proposed deal to buy half of Slaney Foods. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Larry Goodman’s ABP Foods says it fully intends to notify the competition authority of its plan to acquire a 50 per cent stake in Slaney Foods. This (...)

Larry Goodman’s ABP Foods is to acquire a 50 per cent stake in Slaney Foods, the parent company of Slaney Meats and Irish Country Meats, for an undisc(...)

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