For years, Europe controlled the amount of milk produced by member states though a quota system.
That scheme is now expiring, and it could spell hard times ahead for Europe's farmers, as industrial dairies flood the market wtih cheap milk.
The export procedures of Ukrainian poultry producer MHP have proved controversial. The EU has responded by changing its quotas for duty-free imports of chicken meat from Ukraine — but there may be further consequences.
To stop the chocolate makers here from buying foreign, cheaper milk and to protect domestic farmers, the government introduced the Schoggigesetz, or the "chocolate law." The WTO has orderd changes to the law.
Ireland is the sixth-largest exporter of beef in the world, and has a reputation as a world-class producer. But Brexit is a major threat to the sector, and the tens of thousands of livelihoods dependent on it.
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