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1st Dec 2020

NPANews

NPA Election 2021: Former PG chair throws his hat into the ring


The latest nomination for election to the PIG comes from high-profile figure in the pig industry and a former Producer Goup chairman.  

27th Nov 2020

HealthWelfare

NPA backs calls for vaccine priority for meat plant workers


The NPA is backing calls from the meat industry and the FSA to prioritise key workers in meat plants when vaccinations for COVID-19 become available. 

26th Nov 2020

Westminster

Guidance issued on ear tag requirements for live exports


The Government has issued new guidance on changes to ear tags for livestock exports and movements from GB to the EU and NI from January 1. 

26th Nov 2020

Environment

NFU map showcases farmers' contributions towards 2040 net zero goals


More than 100 NFU members have pledged to work to achieve net zero by 2040 by signing up to a new interactive map created by the NFU.

25th Nov 2020

Westminster

Key points from the Chancellor's Comprehensive Spending Review


NPA senior policy adviser Charlie Dewhirst sets out some of the key points from Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR). 

25th Nov 2020

HealthWelfare

NPA sets up pig industry-Government forum to address COVID issues


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has set up a pig industry-Government COVID forum to ensure Defra is kept aware of the current problems facing the sector. 

24th Nov 2020

Prices

Cranswick profits soar by 31% on back of COVID retail demand and soaring exports


Cranwick, already in a very healthy financial position, has announced a further 31% hike in its half-year profits to nearly £61 million. 

23rd Nov 2020

HealthWelfare

Avian flu Q&A updated


The NPA Avian Flu Q&A document has been updated to relfect updates on wild birds, the prevention zone and licensing.

23rd Nov 2020

Environment

NPA highlights commitment to sustainable soya after Government rainforest announcement


The NPA has stressed the pig sector’s commitment to sustainable sourcing of soya, after new UK laws to clamp down on deforestation were announced.

23rd Nov 2020

NPANews

A new member of staff - welcome to Charlie!


The NPA is delighted to welcome a new member of staff today, Charlie Dewhirst, who will be a familiar figure to some within the industry.