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29th Aug 2018

NPANews

Nominate your AIG Member of the Year


NPA members are invited to nominate their favourite Allied Industry Group member for the National Pig Awards shortlist. 

29th Aug 2018

HealthWelfare

Movement products likely to be cause of ASF spread in China - FAO


Movement of products, rather than pigs, is likely to be responsible for the spread of African swine fever in China, according to the UN FAO. 

28th Aug 2018

NPANews

Forum entry - God help us if we get a No Deal


The latest entry on the NPA forum questions whether a No Deal could lead to an imbalanced trade policy between the EU and UK. 

27th Aug 2018

Prices

Porkwatch survey shows gains in retail bacon and ham sourcing


The major UK retailers are stocking a higher proportion of British bacon and ham than a year ago, although the percentage of fresh pork is down slightly.

25th Aug 2018

Prices

Life between the exit signs


The SPP has moved back slightly dropping by 0.16p to 149.1p/kg and, after three weeks of successive rises by 16 euro cents, the German market has paused for breath.

24th Aug 2018

Brussels

'No Deal' papers prolong the uncertainty for pig farmers, Lister tells 5 Live


The Brexit ‘No Deal’ papers have done little to quell the uncertainty pig farmers are experiencing about our future, Richard Lister has told the BBC.

24th Aug 2018

NPANews

Ed's Brexit round-up - the 'No Deal' papers


The NPA's Ed Barker takes a look at the implications of the 'No Deal' technical papers published by the Government yesterday. 

24th Aug 2018

NPANews

Volunteers wanted for fantastic school workshop programme


The NPA's Georgina Crayford is looking for volunteers to take part on workshops in schools promoting careers in the food and grocery industry.

23rd Aug 2018

Brussels

No Deal scenario would damage pig industry


A ‘No Deal’ scenario would have a negative impact on the UK pig sector, damaging in particular the industry’s ability to export pork to the EU, according to the NPA.

23rd Aug 2018

Westminster

Government proposes longer sentences for animal cruelty


The Government has proposed to increase the maximum penalty for animal cruelty to five years’ imprisonment.

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