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A positive coronavirus test in a tiger in the US raises new questions about transmission of the virus in animals. File photograph: Getty Images

A four-year-old Malayan tiger named Nadia at the Bronx Zoo has become what is believed to be the first animal to test positive in the US, authorities (...)

Sir Alexander Fleming,  discoverer of penicillin, studying  mould cultures at  his laboratory  in London. Photograph:   Peter Purdy/BIPs/Getty Images

Serendipity is unplanned fortunate discovery and occurs commonly in scientific discovery and product invention. It has played a prominent part in the (...)

Kepak head of sales north America Joanne Farrelly, managing director  John Horgan, Minister of State for Food Andrew Doyle and Bord Bia chief executive Tara McCarthy at the announcement of the US venture.

Irish meat-processing group Kepak has become the first European meat company to secure access to the US burger market, the largest meat market in the (...)

Adare Manor and Golf resort. No expense was spared on Adare Manor’s renovation, which cost somewhere between €50 million and €100 million, depending on which report you read Photograph: Murray Consultants

“My commute is about 2½ minutes,” says Colm Hannon with a broad grin as he surveys the lush lawns of Adare Manor and the perfectly manicured adjoining(...)

Renewed appetite for butter has been aided by shifting consumer views on health attributes. Photograph: iStock

Europeans are eating so much butter that the bloc’s stockpiles are nearly empty, adding to a rush of demand that has sent global prices skyrocketing. (...)

On Monday, the US department of agriculture granted Irish producers the right to carry a USDA-approved brand marketing Irish beef.

As the temperatures soared in Washington DC this week, a delegation of Irish exporters, officials and representatives of the Department of Agricultur(...)

  Rio de Janeiro state’s consumer protection agency, PROCON, inspecting meat products in the cold storage room at a supermarket in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Getty Images

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has stepped up calls to have Brazilian beef removed from any EU trade deal with with Mercosur, the South America(...)

 Slaney Foods will be supplying prime Hereford beef to Lidl as part of the low-cost supermarket’s expansion into the US.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Wexford-based Slaney Foods has signed a deal to supply Irish beef to Lidl in the US as part of the supermarket’s expansion into America. The partners(...)

Photo of male and female ligers (a liger is a cross-breed of a male lion and a female tiger)in South Korea. Photograph: Hkandy/Wikimedia Commons

A coalition of US conservation groups has launched an attempt to outlaw the breeding of so-called frankencats, where big cats such as tigers and lions(...)

The George pub on South Great Georges Street in  Dublin is part of the Danu portfolio. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

“Oi . . . you rock!” exclaims operations director Nathan Evans to kitchen staff at the end of the launch night of the Smith & Wollensky steakhouse(...)

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