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17th Dec 2019

Prices

Cranswick buys outdoor pig business Packington pork


Cranswick has further strengthened its position in the UK pig sector with the acquisition of outdoor pig business Packington Pork Limited from the Mercer family.

16th Dec 2019

HealthWelfare

Indonesia becomes latest country to confirm African swine fever


Indonesia has become the latest Asian country to confirm African swine fever in its pig herd. 

13th Dec 2019

Brussels

Election result - NPA comment


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies said the emphatic Conservative victory will end the short-term uncertainty over Brexit.

12th Dec 2019

HealthWelfare

Poland seeking new powers to shoot wild boar, as Germany ups ASF defences


The Polish Agriculture Minister is proposing new laws to allow the army and police to shoot wild boar to prevent the spread of ASF.

11th Dec 2019

NPANews

Forum latest - why has Tesco reduced its British pork facings?


New posts have been published on the main forum and the members' forum. 

11th Dec 2019

NPANews

Members Area alert - animal rights activity


There is a new post in the Members' Area regarding the animal rights activity targeting the pig sector. 

10th Dec 2019

Prices

Asda sourcing more British pork, Porkwatch survey shows


Asda has increased the proportion of British pork and bacon on its shelves, the latest AHDB Porkwatch survey shows.

10th Dec 2019

NPANews

Defra webinars to duscuss new plant health regulations


Defra is holding four webinars over the next two days to discuss the new official controls and plant health regulations that come into effect from December 14. 

9th Dec 2019

NPANews

Members Area update - a manifesto pledge that could protect farmers from activist incursions?


The NPA has welcomed a manifesto pledge that could, if implemented, provide much greater protection for farmers against farm activists. 

9th Dec 2019

Westminster

Election week - the policies that matter for the pig sector


With election day looming, the NPA has been hard at work setting out our priorities to candidates and scrutinising the main parties' policies. 

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