Chanelle goes PINK for Irish Cancer Society
Chanelle, one of Ireland’s leading manufacturers in veterinary pharmaceuticals has teamed up with the Irish Cancer Society and turned one of its liverfluke products pink as part of a fund raising initiative for cancer research.
Minister Simon Coveney joined Chanelle’s stand at the Ploughing Championship today to launch ‘Tribex 10% Pink Pack’, where Chanelle is donating €5 for every special pink pack sold to Irish Cancer Society. The much needed funds will be used to support cancer research and essential services including information, advice and support services for families throughout the country who have been affected by cancer.
Tribex 10% is a product used by farmers to treat liverfluke, a common parasitic disease of both cattle and sheep. The special 7.2 Litre promotion pink pack, recently approved for dairy cows, will treat 100 cattle or dairy cows for all three stages of liverfluke.
Speaking at the launch, Veterinary Sales Manager for Ireland, Michael Holohan said, “Research is crucially important in the pharmaceutical industry. Chanelle are honoured to support the Irish Cancer Society’s work to raise funds for cancer research, as well as raising awareness about cancer to the farming community in Ireland.”
Farmers can support the initiative by purchasing Tribex 10% Pink Pack in your local Co-op, veterinary practice or merchant store where the product is now on sale.
Chanelle is a wholly Irish owned company based in Loughrea, Co Galway. The company employs over 300 people at its R&D and manufacturing facility in Loughrea and a further 60 people at its sales offices in UK and India and its R&D facility in Jordon.
Launching Chanelle’s ‘Tribex Pink Pack’ at the 2015 Ploughing Championship was Caroline Cavanagh (Chanelle), Minister Simon Coveney, Emma Hayden (Irish Cancer Society) and Howard Pearson (Chanelle). The special 7.2L pink promotion pack will donate €5 of every pack sold to Irish Cancer Society to raise funds for breast cancer research and supporting services. Tribex 10% treats all 3 stages of liverfluke, a common parasitic disease found in cattle and sheep.
Photo by Susan Kennedy, Lensmen.