Thursday, 5 March 2020
Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
945. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of discussions on resolving the ongoing dispute with knackeries and the proposed changes to the fallen animal collection scheme. [3025/20]
Following a meeting between the Department and the Animal Collectors Association earlier this week, there has been a restoration of the fallen animal collection service.
The Department is confident that the supports contained in the new Fallen Animal Scheme will support the sustainability and viability of the Knackery industry and ensure a continued fallen animal collection service to the farming community.