EU urged to assess impact of Mercosur deal on beef sector

The Government is being asked to request a full impact assessment of the Mercosur deal on the beef sector, with an emphasis on the potential impact of various Brexit scenarios.

Donegal Deputy and Fianna Fail Agriculture Spokesperson Charlie Mc Conalogue says the last assessment took place three years ago, before the Brexit referendum was passed.

He says the finding on that occasion were disturbing, and the post Brexit scenario could be even worse......