European Pork

Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance

In recent years there has been a rapid growth in the number of
quality assurance schemes operating in the EU pigmeat sector.

Veterinary Controls

In Ireland, as an EU member state we have a very efficient veterinary control system. Pigs are monitored & tested on the farm.

Food Safety

As an EU member state, Ireland adheres to the strictest of EU food safety standards. Ractopomine, a growth stimulant used…


A key safety obligation under EU food law includes product traceability and the ability to withdraw a product if determined to be unsafe.