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8th Feb 2019

Brussels

NPA urges Government to refrain from unfair and damaging Brexit tariff regime


The Government could cause untold damage to the British pig sector if it waives tariffs and checks on imports in the event of Brexit no deal.

8th Feb 2019

NPANews

AHDB review response delayed by Brexit no deal planning


The Government's response to the review of AHDB has been put back in order for Defra to focus its resources on preparing for a Brexit no deal. 

8th Feb 2019

NPANews

20 years of NPA - remembering the Parliament Square vigil


NPA 20th logoNPA AIG chairman Hugh Crabtree recalls the extraordinary Parliament Square vigil, which started in February 2000. 

7th Feb 2019

Westminster

Parish urges MPs to back his Brexit safeguards for farmers


EFRA chair Neil Parish has called on MPs to ‘step up’ and back his efforts to give farmers legal protection against lower standard imports after we leave the EU.

7th Feb 2019

NPANews

Could you be eligible for R&D tax relief?


Writing in the February issue of Pig World, NPA senior policy Ed Barker outlines the potential for pig businesses to benefit from R&D tax relief. 

6th Feb 2019

Brussels

We will support producers through Brexit - AIG


The NPA's Allied Industry Group (AIG) has vowed to support producers over the coming months as the uncertainty over Brexit casts a shadow over the sector.

6th Feb 2019

HealthWelfare

Give gene editing a chance - NPA chief exec


Gene editing is a ‘really exciting’ new technology for the pig industry that must not be stifled by unjustified political opposition in Brussels.

6th Feb 2019

Brussels

FSA urges meat exporters to register for no deal EU access


The FSA is urging businesses that export meat products to the EU register to ensure they are approved for export in the event of a no deal Brexit.

5th Feb 2019

NPANews

The industry has a huge responsibility - Zoe discusses animal abuse on BBC


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies was interviewed by BBC Farming Today about animal welfare abuses on pig farms. 

5th Feb 2019

NPANews

The Pork Report - championing New Product Development  


The next phase of The Pork Report is underway!  

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