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30th Nov 2018


Eustice outlines Government ASF preparations

Farming Minister George Eustice has outlined the steps the Government is taking to try and keep African swine fever out of the country. 

29th Nov 2018


Pick Pork campaign boosts sales

Sales of promoted cuts increased by 16.5%, generating an extra £3.2 million compared to the previous period during AHDB’s latest Pick Pork campaign.

29th Nov 2018


African swine fever awareness videos posted on YouTube

A series of videos has been produced raising awareness of the risk posed to the UK pig herd by the African swine fever (ASF). 

28th Nov 2018


Defra updates notifiable disease contingency plan

Defra has published an updated contingency plan for exotic notifiable diseases of animals in England. 

27th Nov 2018


NPA concerns taken on board as EFRA calls for ban on lower standard imports

MPs have called on the Government to introduce legislation to ensure imported food products are held to current British standards under future trade deals.

27th Nov 2018


Cranswick suffers small drop in profit, but invests in the future

Cranswick suffered a small drop in pre-tax in the six months to September 30, but revealed it has undertaken record capital expenditure during the period. 

27th Nov 2018


Zoe explains why feral boar need to be controlled

NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has explained to LBC listeners why feral boar need to be controlled in the UK. 

26th Nov 2018


International comparison highlights UK-US pig production cost differences

US pig producers, on average, produced pigs at an average cost of 50p/kg below the GB figure in 2017, according to a report from AHDB.

24th Nov 2018


Thank you very much

Unfortunately pig prices are in many cases continuing their downward track with the latest SPP losing a further 0.36p to stand at 143.57p.

23rd Nov 2018


NPA issues warning on US-UK trade deal in Guardian article

The NPA has warned of the dangers of a future US-UK trade deal that results in UK producers being undercut by cheap imports.