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18th Dec 2020

HealthWelfare

Former Groceries Code Adjudicator appointed as Red Tractor chair


Former Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) Christine Tacon has been appointed as chair of Assured Food Standards, which operates Red Tractor.

17th Dec 2020

NPANews

AHDB to launch New Year 'Eat Balanced' consumer campaign


AHDB is launching a £1.5 million New Year TV-led advertising campaign encouraging consumers to ‘Eat Balanced’. 

17th Dec 2020

NPANews

NPA Election 2021: The first pharmaceutical nomination is in!


We have received the first nomination from the pharmaceutical sector, taking the total number of allied industry candidates so far to eight. 

16th Dec 2020

NPANews

FSA revises shelf-life guidance for meat products


In amongst all the current uncertainty hanging over the industry, we are pleased to be able to report a piece of good news. 

15th Dec 2020

HealthWelfare

A letter to your MP to support meat industry calls for COVID vaccination priority


We have sent template letters to MPs to all producer members backing calls for workers at meat processing plants to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at the earliest opportunity.

15th Dec 2020

NPANews

Successful Countryside Productivity grant applicants urged to confirm purchases


Farmers who successfully applied for Countryside Productivity grants are being urged to confirm the items they wish to order by January 18. 

14th Dec 2020

HealthWelfare

Change to COVID self-isolation could ease some of the pressure on pork plants


Capacity at UK pork plants continues to come under pressure from COVID-19 – but there has been some good news on that front.

14th Dec 2020

Environment

Pig producers urged to have a say on review of Farming Rules for Water


Defra is seeking the views of pig producers, among others, to inform its review of the Farming Rules for Water.

11th Dec 2020

Brussels

EU Exit update - exporting to Northern Ireland


The latest post in our EU Exit Update section concerns the latest guidance on exporting live animals or animal products to Northern Ireland.  

11th Dec 2020

NPANews

Reminder - new requirement to keep all poultry indoors from Monday


Members with poultry are reminded that new requirement to keep all poultry indoors will come into force across the UK on Monday.

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