Trevor Sargent was in Kilkenny yesterday. The junior minister for food and horticulture spent his day handing out postcards at the Ploughing Championship, in response to complaints from farmers about food labelling regulations. The postcards, addressed to the EU consumer commissioner, carried a simple message: ‘We need to know where our food comes from’. Farmers… Continue reading Greenhorn


‘The undetermined and unindicated status of authors and publishers of weblogs causes uncertainties regarding impartiality, reliability, source protection, applicability of ethical codes and the assignment of liability in the event of lawsuits,’ according to a draft report by MEP Marianne Mikko. The MEP wants ‘clarification of the legal status of different categories of weblog authors… Continue reading Chill