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22nd Jan 2021

Brussels

Trichinella pork export testing requirement - Defra Q&A


Defra has provided an update on the requirement for pork and live pigs to be tested for tricinella as a condition for export to the EU.  

22nd Jan 2021

NPANews

Forum latest - does anyone keep old copies of the Yorkshire Post


The latest forum entry is a call out from Ladies in Pigs for anyone who keeps old copies of the Yorkshire Post. 

22nd Jan 2021

Prices

Higher carcase weights drive increase in UK pig production in 2020


UK pig meat production reached 984,300 tonnes in 2020, a 2.8% increase on 2019, driven by higher carcase weights.

21st Jan 2021

Environment

Flood warnings in place


Flood warnings are in place all over the country, as Storm Christoph brings heavy rain and snow.

21st Jan 2021

Prices

Carcase weights hit new high as SPP decline continues


Avergage carcase weights continue to rise, reaching a new record in the latest SPP sample, while prices go the other way.

20th Jan 2021

Brussels

Members Area - important Trichinella testing update


We have posted new information in the Members' Area about the latest requirements for EU pork exports to be tested for Trichinella. 

20th Jan 2021

Brussels

NPA continues to spread the word about damaging meat export delays


The NPA's concerns over the serious disruption being caused to the pig sector due to the new requirements at ports continue to be picked up by the media. 

20th Jan 2021

Environment

Resource efficiency and waste - key actions for farmers


The Environment Agency has published a document summarising 'Key Actions for Farmers' when it comes to resource efficiency and waste. 

19th Jan 2021

NPANews

Members' Area update - coping with cull pigs on farms


The latest update in the Members' Area provides important clarification on dealing with cull pigs that have built up on farms. 

19th Jan 2021

NPANews

Dates for the diary - NPA 'town hall' meetings to discuss industry issues


The dates have been set for three virtual evening NPA ‘town hall’ meetings to discuss some of the key issues currently affecting the industry. 

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