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11th May 2018

HealthWelfare

UK company gains accreditation for EU pig welfare partnership


UK-based continental meats supplier Winterbotham Darby has become the first company to gain accreditation for pig welfare across its European supply chain.

11th May 2018

Westminster

Defra Command Paper receives more than 44,000 responses


The NPA's 53-page submisission to Defra's ‘Health & Harmony’ Command Paper was one of more than 44,000 responses to the consultation.

10th May 2018

Brussels

BBC investigates ASF and risks posed by Forest of Dean wild boar


BBC Radio Gloucestershire ran an excellent feature on African swine fever and the risk the Forest of Dean wild boar population poses to the UK's pig population. 

9th May 2018

Westminster

Command Paper response: NPA sets out ambitious post-Brexit future for the British Pig sector


The NPA has submitted its response to Defra's 'Health and Harmony' Command Paper on the future of food and farming. 

9th May 2018

HealthWelfare

Wayland Farms shortlisted for Antibiotic Guardian Award


Leading pig business Wayland Farms has been shortlisted for the Antibiotic Guardian Awards. 

9th May 2018

Brussels

Major win for NPA as Commission drops plan for drastic copper reductions


In a significant victory for NPA lobbying efforts, the European Commission has dropped plans for a drastic reduction in permitted copper levels in piglet feed.

9th May 2018

Prices

Red Tractor advertising for pork sector chair


Red Tractor is looking for a new chair of its pork sector board to replace Mike Sheldon, who will complete his three-year term in the role in November 2018.

9th May 2018

NPANews

RBST CEO Tom Beeston steps down


Rare Breeds Survival Trust CEO Tom Beeston has announced his decision to step down after more than four years with the charity.  

8th May 2018

Prices

'People buy people' - the Black Farmer's guide to marketing pork


The Black Farmer has urged pork producers to do more to engage with consumers to market their pork. 

8th May 2018

Brussels

Last chance to respond to Command Paper today!


Today is the last chance to respond to Defra's 'Health and Harmony' Command Paper consultation on the future of food, farming and the environment.  

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