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17th Apr 2020

Brussels

NPA calls for 'sensible, phased approach' to Red Tractor remote inspection roll out


The NPA has urged Red Tractor to adopt a 'sensible, phased approach' to the introduction of remote inspections. 

16th Apr 2020

Prices

UK pork prices remain stable amid COVID-19 impact


In contrast to some parts of the world, notably the US, UK pork prices remain stable. 

16th Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

US pork industry calls for Government support to avert COVID-19 'financial disaster'


US pig producers are calling for a $1billion Government pork purchase scheme as the industry faces 'financial disaster' due to the impact of COVID-19.

15th Apr 2020

Prices

Global pork production forecast revised downwards as China's ASF recovery stalls


The USDA's forecast for global pork production has been revised downwards as China takes longer to recover from African swine fever (ASF) than had been expected.

14th Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

US 'perilously close to the edge' of meat shortages after Smithfield plant closure


Smithfield Foods, the world’s biggest pork processor, is temporarily shutting one of its main plants due to coronavirus. 

14th Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

Batters urges Government to back British farming during coronavirus crisis


NFU president Minette Batters, on behalf of leading UK farming organisations, including NPA, has urged the Government to back British farmers during the Coronavirus crisis.

13th Apr 2020

Prices

Full processing week pre-Easter, despite factory breakdowns - TVC


Factory breakdowns, rather than staff shortages, were the cause of lost processing time last week, according to Thames Valley Cambac.

12th Apr 2020

NPANews

Farmers urged to take all necessary precautions, after sad death of farmer due to COVID-19


BQP fieldsman Mark Jagger has urged producers to ensure they do all they can to protect themselves, staff and family, after the sad death of a farmer due to COVID-19.

10th Apr 2020

HealthWelfare

COVID-19 and the pig industry - we need your feedback!


The NPA is continuing to work with Government and other industry bodies to support members during the coronavirus crisis. 

10th Apr 2020

NPANews

Government seeking views on extending relaxation of drivers' hours rules


The Government is seeking views on whether to extend the temporary relaxation of EU and GB drivers’ hours rules for the haulage industry.