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22nd May 2017

Prices

Producer retail share at highest level since July 2014


The share of pork retail prices received by producers reached its highest level since July 2014 in April, climbing by more than 1% to reach 41.8%.

21st May 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA response to hepatitis E media reports


The NPA has responded to media reports on the link between human infection with the hepatitis E virus and eating pork. 

19th May 2017

Prices

Higher and Higher...


Prices are continuing on their upward track with no red ink in sight, although we have yet to scale the dizzy heights reached in November 2013.

19th May 2017

Westminster

Conservative manifesto - what clues does it hold for the future?


There were plenty of points of interest for the pig industry in the Conservative manifesto, launched yesterday in Halifax by Prime Minister Theresa May. 

19th May 2017

NPANews

Brazilian exports suffer in wake of meat scandal


The volume of meat exports from Brazil has fallen in the wake of the meat scandal that hit the country in March.

19th May 2017

HealthWelfare

UK livestock industry facing new guidelines for 'critically important antibiotics'


The UK livestock industry is being asked to reduce use of certain categories of antibiotics deemed to be 'critically important'.

18th May 2017

Westminster

NPA election manifesto calls for 'Fair Deal for the British Pig Industry'


The National Pig Association (NPA) is using its General Election manifesto to call for a fair and balanced deal for British pig farmers.

18th May 2017

Prices

Tight supplies put a brake on UK pork exports but imports rising


Tight domestic supplies are putting a brake on pork exports and resulting in a big year-on-year increase in imports, the latest data from HMRC shows.

17th May 2017

Westminster

Lib Dems would introduce a National Food Strategy


The Liberal Democrats would introduce a National Food Strategy to promote the production and consumption of healthy, sustainable and affordable food.

17th May 2017

HealthWelfare

Scottish pig farmers back Health Charter


All Scottish pig farmers who are members of the Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) assurance scheme have now signed up to the Scottish Pig Health Charter.

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