The Fine Gael MEP Mairead McGuinness is
warning the EU Commission is jeopardising the Irish beef sector by giving too
much to away in its trade talks with the Mercosur countries. The EU is currently negotiating a comprehensive trade agreement with the
South American bloc known as Mercosur. MEPs are concerned the EU is willing to
sacrifice certain parts of the agricultural sector in its desire to strike a full
EU-Mercosur deal. Here’s Mairead McGuinness.