A Kilcummin MEP says the European Commission needs to ban Brazilian beef.
Fine Gael Ireland South MEP Sean Kelly says the Commission is leaving down European consumers by not doing so.
The comments follow the latest in a series of problems regarding the quality and traceability of the South American product.
His calls echo those of farming organisations.
Sean Kelly said allowing such a product into a market where E.U. beef is strictly traceable shows the Commission is out of touch with what the consumer expects: