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16th May 2020

Prices

Free Fallin'


Another challenging week, but despite the hurdles posed by COVID-19 the whole UK pig meat supply chain has managed to emerge more or less intact.

15th May 2020

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up - will food standards be protected?


The last few days has seen a flurry of activity around the Agriculture Bill, which has returned to Parliament and completed its stages in the Commons on Wednesday.

15th May 2020

Prices

How COVID-19 is affecting the EU pork market


NPA senior policy adviser Rebecca Veale summarises the impact of COVID-19 on pig prices across Europe.

14th May 2020

NPANews

NPA seeking views on African swine fever insurance


The NPA is urgently seeking views from members about African swine fever (ASF) insurance.

14th May 2020

HealthWelfare

NPA members urged to take part in survey on PPE supplies


NPA members are being encouraged to complete an online NFU survey to gauge the current disruption to the usual supply of face masks and other PPE in agriculture. 

13th May 2020

NPANews

NPA COVID-19 guidance and key issues documents updated


We have updated our COVID-19 guidance and key issues table, following the Prime Ministers' announcement on Sunday (May 10).

13th May 2020

Westminster

NPA joins calls for legal safeguards on imports standards to be added to Agriculture Bill


The NPA has backed to calls for legal safeguards on imports standards to be added to the Agriculture Bill, which returns to the Commons today. 

12th May 2020

NPANews

NPA unveils new format for 2021 elections


Following the successful amalgamation of the NPA’s Producer and Allied Industry Groups this year, the NPA Board has agreed to introduce a new election format for 2021.

12th May 2020

HealthWelfare

Producers urged to step up precautions as processors continue to face COVID-19 challenges


COVID-19 issues relating to staff absence continue to be reported in meat processing plants, including pork sites, demonstrating that this disease outbreak is far from over.

12th May 2020

Brussels

eMB-Pigs first quarter deadline today


Producers are reminded that today is the deadline to submit antibiotic data from the first quarter of 2020 onto the eMB-Pigs database.

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