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4th Nov 2016

NPANews

Important information on pig industry protests


We have obtained some important information for farmers and abattoirs in light of the growing attention the industry is receiving from activists.

4th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

LA-MRSA - sorting the fact from the fiction


Following the sensational headlines about the recent discovery of LA-MRSA in supermarket pork, Pig World has taken an in-depth look at the issue.  

3rd Nov 2016

NPANews

Important changes to Red Tractor Pork scheme proposed


NPA members are being encouraged to make their views known on proposed changes to the Red Tractor Pork standards, due to come into force next year.

3rd Nov 2016

Prices

Pound rises after shock Brexit High Court defeat for Government


Sterling has risen sharply following a shock High Court ruling that delay the UK's exit from the EU.

3rd Nov 2016

NPANews

Zoe gives her verdict on retailers' approach to British pork


Zoe Davies has praised one retailer for its commitment to British pork and product development, contrasting it with the differing approach of another. 

2nd Nov 2016

Westminster

Leadsom seeks to reassure pig industry over Brexit concerns


Andrea Leadsom has sought to reassure pig farmers their concerns will be fully taken on board as the UK carves out a new future outside the EU.

2nd Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

David Black award: And the winner is...


The 55th winner of the David Black Award has been announced at a breakfast in the House of Lords today.

1st Nov 2016

Environment

Waitrose announces European soya move to reduce reliance on South America


Waitrose is reducing its reliance on South American soya by becoming the first UK retailer to introduce ‘responsibly sourced non-GM soya’ for animal feed from Europe.

1st Nov 2016

Westminster

Survey confirms pig industry reliance on EU labour as Brexit fears loom


One in five farms and businesses connected to the pig industry would struggle to survive without migrant labour, an NPA survey has indicated.

1st Nov 2016

Prices

EU-UK price comparison understating difference by 5-6pkg


The EU reference price comparison is undervaluing domestic pigmeat by 5-6/kg, relative to our EU competitors.

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