A 64 year old Donegal man has been killed in a traffic accident in Co Mayo.Gardai examined the scene where Mr Bonnar was knocked down and killed.Frankie Bonnar was struck by a van in the early hours of yesterday morning.Mr Bonnar, with an address in Ballycastle but originally from Tubberkeen in Dungloe, was struck while his making his way home close to Palmerstown Bridge at 3.30am. Mr Bonner, who had lived in Mayo for a number of years, was pronounced dead at the scene.The area was sealed off while Garda Forensic Collision Investigators carried out a full technical examination of the scene.The driver of the van which struck Mr Bonnar was uninjured but left shaken by the incident.Gardai are appealling for witnesses who may have driven on the road yesterday morning to contact Killala Garda Station on 096 32111 or the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station. Mr Bonnar’s remains will repose at Lynn’s Funeral Home in Killala on Thursday evening from 5 o’clock with removal at 8 o’clock to St. Bridget’s Church, Ballycastle arriving at 8.30.Hus funeral mass will take place on Friday at 12 noon with the funeral proceeding to Ballycastle Cemetery. DONEGAL MAN KILLED IN TRAGIC ROAD ACCIDENT was last modified: June 12th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:accidentcrashdonegaldungloeFRANKIE BONNARGardaiMayo
Share Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Revisions to the voluntary Pork Quality Assurance Plus (PQA Plus) 3.0 were announced during World Pork Expo in Des Moines. The updated program reflects pork producers’ commitment to continuous improvement and more fully incorporates the six “We Care” ethical principles and the role of caretakers.New research information has been incorporated to increase the program’s effectiveness and to help ensure its validity with customers and consumers. Pork producers maintain a commitment to providing a safe, high-quality product while promoting animal well-being, environmental stewardship and public health.“PQA Plus demonstrates to our customers our commitment to doing what is right when it comes to raising and caring for pigs and producing pork,” said Stephen Summerlin, senior vice president of live operations for Seaboard Foods. “It also lets our employees on our farms, as well as our supplier partners in raising pigs for our pork brands, know that we have high standards and expectations for food safety and animal care.”The PQA Plus enhancements include:The We Care ethical principles now serve as program chapters.The 10 Good Production Practices are now sub-chapters and align with a caretaker’s daily flow of responsibilities.The site assessment now aligns with the Common Swine Industry Audit.Flexibility in the program allows for customization and alignment with an farm’s standard operating procedures.Online training is divided into 14 individual modules that range from 2 to 14 minutes.To help prepare for the implementation of FDA guidance 209 and 213 on Jan. 1, 2017, a new 12-page Responsible Antibiotics Use Guide accompanies the new version of PQA Plus.“PQA Plus has been and still is the heart of our industry’s commitment to doing what’s right for people, pigs and our planet,” said Jan Archer, National Pork Board incoming president and a pork producer from Goldsboro, North Carolina. “This program is the standard that pork producers have endorsed since 1989. Through this program, we earn the credibility from our consumers.”For more information on the revised PQA Plus program, visit pork.org/certifications.