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17th Mar 2018

HealthWelfare

Co-op to move to 100% outdoor bred pork


The Co-op has announced that from July all its own-brand pork products will be sourced from outdoor-bred pigs on RSPCA Assured farms.

16th Mar 2018

Prices

It's Getting Better


Although the SPP has only moved a fraction adding 0.05p to 145.71p, industry sources are indicating they feel that UK pig prices might be getting better as supplies tighten.

16th Mar 2018

NPANews

Ed's Brexit round-up


All roads lead up to the next European Council meeting on March 22...

16th Mar 2018

Brussels

Eastern European workers less interested in UK - says Google


The UK agricultural industry is becoming a less attractive place to work for Eastern European workers, data from Google suggests.

15th Mar 2018

NPANews

Could you be an Antibiotic Guardian award winner


Entries are open for the Antibiotic Guardian awards - and we would like to see some entries from the pig sector!

14th Mar 2018

HealthWelfare

Wayland to move all sows outdoors


Wayland Farms will be moving all its sows outdoors within the next 18 months.

13th Mar 2018

Westminster

Defra increases staff numbers to deliver Brexit


Defra has taken on an extra 1,200 staff to work on Brexit, reversing years of declining staff numbers.

13th Mar 2018

Brussels

NPA outlines why we need continued access to EU labour post-Brexit


Brexit has simply exacerbated an already deteriorating situation regarding the ability of the pig sector to attract labour, the NPA has told MPs. 

12th Mar 2018

HealthWelfare

NPA responds to calls for compulsory production system labelling


The NPA has outlined why it could not support any move towards compulsory labelling of system of production without two significant concerns being addressed.

12th Mar 2018

HealthWelfare

AHDB to transfer meat classification business to HallMark


AHDB is in advanced talks with private business HallMark Veterinary Compliance Services about taking over its commercial meat classification subsidiary.

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