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Local TD says urgent clarification is needed on the abandonment of mink culling

Dec 17, 2020 12:15 By News Northern Sound
Local TD says urgent clarification is needed on the abandonment of mink culling
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A local TD says urgent clarification is needed on the abandonment of mink culling. Sinn Féin spokesperson on Agriculture Matt Carthy has called on

A local TD says urgent clarification is needed on the abandonment of mink culling.

Sinn Féin spokesperson on Agriculture Matt Carthy has called on the Ministers for Agriculture and Health to explain the reason public health advice on the culling has not been acted on.

Deputy Carthy received confirmation that this actin had not yet happened and there were no short term plans for it despite recommendations by the Chief Medical Officer on 16th November.

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He says that in response to a Parliamentary Question it has now been revealed that instead of cullying an engagement is ongoing with mink farm operators.

Speaking to Shannonside Northern Sound Deputy Carthy says the public deserve an explanation:

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