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15th Sep 2017


Red Tractor pork changes from October 1

Red Tractor pork standards are changing this autumn, with most of the key changes coming in from October 1. Here is a summary of what you need to know. 

14th Sep 2017


Antibiotic advisory website updated

A website set up to promote responsible use of antibiotics on farms has been updated to provide farmers with a 'one-stop shop' on the subject. 

13th Sep 2017


Backing British farming and British pork

Two separate initiaives are running today to promote British farming. It is both Red Tractor pork day and Back British Farming Day. 

12th Sep 2017


Efforts to continue to secure China trotter exports

Negotiations will continue on getting permission for more meat plants to export trotters to China, after three plants were granted permission last month.  

11th Sep 2017


Members area update - pig theft

There is an update in the members' area regarding a recent pig theft. 

11th Sep 2017


NPA producer group urges industry to celebrate diversity of production

The UK pig industry should celebrate the diversity of production systems within it as one of its greatest strengths, according the NPA producer group.

11th Sep 2017


Red Tractor Week underway

Red Tractor Week is underway, with seven days of activities planned to raise awareness and understanding the logo among consumers from today.

11th Sep 2017


Tulip acquires Easey holdings

Tulip has announced its acquisition of UK pig producer Easey Holdings, in a major investment in the British pig industry.

8th Sep 2017


The Long and Winding Road - market commentary

The SPP continues to drift downwards albeit at a fairly slow rate dropping by .49p this week to 164.17p.

8th Sep 2017


Important update in members' area

An update has been posted in the members' area on a possible new approach to tackling a rising problem for the pig sector.