first_img Harkin fears country markets could be smothered by FSAI bureaucracy A North West MEP is expressing concern that unnecessarily strict regulations may cause some producers to pull out of country markets.Marian Harkin says the Food Safety Authority of Ireland now wants to require every stallholder participating in country markets to register with them, a call she believes is not justified and not required elsewhere.There are six Donegal markets registered with Irish Country Markets, and the Independent MEP is bringing a deputation to meet with European Commission officials in Brussels on the 27th of this month.Marian Harkin says all stallholders are already registered with and represented by Irish Country Markets, and nothing more is needed…………..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/mrkts1pm.mp3[/podcast] RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleFull list of road closures for the Donegal International RallyNext articleJim McGuinness calls for big performance against Derry News Highland Twitter Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson WhatsApp Google+ Pinterest Facebook Twitter Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margeycenter_img Newsx Adverts Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Facebook By News Highland – June 15, 2012 Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Pinterest WhatsApp Google+last_img read more