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New control measures stir opposition

REPUBLIC OF IRELAND | Friday, September 19, 2014
The fisheries authorities have decided to implement new measures to regulate the fish weighing system due to alleged irregularities detected in factories, but they have generated reject from fishermen and processors.

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