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2nd Nov 2016

Westminster

Leadsom seeks to reassure pig industry over Brexit concerns


Andrea Leadsom has sought to reassure pig farmers their concerns will be fully taken on board as the UK carves out a new future outside the EU.

2nd Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

David Black award: And the winner is...


The 55th winner of the David Black Award has been announced at a breakfast in the House of Lords today.

1st Nov 2016

Environment

Waitrose announces European soya move to reduce reliance on South America


Waitrose is reducing its reliance on South American soya by becoming the first UK retailer to introduce ‘responsibly sourced non-GM soya’ for animal feed from Europe.

1st Nov 2016

Westminster

Survey confirms pig industry reliance on EU labour as Brexit fears loom


One in five farms and businesses connected to the pig industry would struggle to survive without migrant labour, an NPA survey has indicated.

1st Nov 2016

Prices

EU-UK price comparison understating difference by 5-6pkg


The EU reference price comparison is undervaluing domestic pigmeat by 5-6/kg, relative to our EU competitors.

1st Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

Defra announces new Deputy CVO


Defra has revealed the identity of the next Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer (DCVO) for the UK.

 

31st Oct 2016

Prices

Sausage FM - live and sizzling


British Sausage Week has got underway, with the launch of 'Sausage FM' among the initiatives designed to draw consumers' attention to the great British banger.

31st Oct 2016

NPANews

Forum updates - new product development


The debate about pigmeat product development is continuing on our two forums.  

27th Oct 2016

NPANews

NPA responds to 'disappointing' Daily Mail LA-MRSA claims


The NPA has responded to the latest sensationalist claims in the Daily Mail seeking to link poor practice on pig farms to the potential spread of the LA-MRSA bug to humans. 

27th Oct 2016

NPANews

Migrant labour survey closed - results soon


Our survey on migrant labour is now closed.

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