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25th Nov 2020

HealthWelfare

NPA sets up pig industry-Government forum to address COVID issues


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has set up a pig industry-Government COVID forum to ensure Defra is kept aware of the current problems facing the sector. 

24th Nov 2020

Prices

Cranswick profits soar by 31% on back of COVID retail demand and soaring exports


Cranwick, already in a very healthy financial position, has announced a further 31% hike in its half-year profits to nearly £61 million. 

23rd Nov 2020

HealthWelfare

Avian flu Q&A updated


The NPA Avian Flu Q&A document has been updated to relfect updates on wild birds, the prevention zone and licensing.

23rd Nov 2020

Environment

NPA highlights commitment to sustainable soya after Government rainforest announcement


The NPA has stressed the pig sector’s commitment to sustainable sourcing of soya, after new UK laws to clamp down on deforestation were announced.

23rd Nov 2020

NPANews

A new member of staff - welcome to Charlie!


The NPA is delighted to welcome a new member of staff today, Charlie Dewhirst, who will be a familiar figure to some within the industry.

20th Nov 2020

NPANews

Defra to hold webinars ahead of December 7 changes to import notification


The second phase of the transition to a new national import notification system for GB will be implemented soon. 

19th Nov 2020

NPANews

NPA Election 2021: More nominations arrive...


We have received two new nominations for election to the NPA Pig Industry Group. 

19th Nov 2020

Brussels

FSA publishes guidance on new identification marks


The FSA has published guidance on the new identification mark that must be applied to products of animal origin after the end of the EU Transition Period. 

18th Nov 2020

HealthWelfare

Chairman's blog - We're on track with our antibiotic targets, but the most important part comes next


NPA chairman Richard Lister sets out his thoughts on industry progress so far in reducing antibiotic usage and the importance of the next steps.

18th Nov 2020

HealthWelfare

New four-year pig sector antibiotic targets unveiled


New antibiotic targets have been announced for the UK pig sector, with an ultimate goal of achieving a further 30% reduction in overall usage by 2024.