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6th Jul 2020

Environment

EU sustainable farming strategy provides more questions than answers


Moves at EU level to make farming more sustainable were outlined to industry representatives at the latest NPA Pig Industry Group meeting.

6th Jul 2020

Prices

Truss hails Essex pig farm that has doubled pork exports


An Essex farm business that has doubled pork exports revenues during the COVID-19 lockdown has been singled out by Liz Truss as a UK export success story.

3rd Jul 2020

HealthWelfare

Members Area post - new Chinese flu strain


A detailed article has been posted for members with information on a new strain of flu identified in pigs in China.  

2nd Jul 2020

Brussels

MEPs to carry out major investigation into animal transportation breaches


The EU Parliament has voted to create a committee to investigate alleged breaches in EU animal welfare rules during transport.

1st Jul 2020

NPANews

Members Area Update


The latest post in the Members Area has details on a recent incident affecting a producer in the eastern region. 

1st Jul 2020

NPANews

Physical Red Tractor inspections to resume next week in phased return


A phased return to physical Red Tractor inspections will start next week, after the switch to remote inspections in March.

30th Jun 2020

Environment

NPA signs up to industry-wide meat waste reduction plan


Organisations from across the supply chain, including NPA, have come together to agree a plan to reduce the £3 billion of meat wasted in the UK every year.

29th Jun 2020

Brussels

NPA welcomes Trade and Agriculture Commission announcement


The NPA has welcomed the announcement that the Government will introduce a new Trade and Agriculture Commission.

29th Jun 2020

Prices

Tönnies plant closure 'wreaking havoc' on cull sow market


The closure of the Tönnies processing plant, in Germany, has 'wreaked havoc' with the cull sow market, according to Thames Valley Cambac.

26th Jun 2020

Prices

Waitrose reduces nitrites across own-label bacon and gammon


Waitrose is introducing lower levels of nitrite across its entire own-label fresh bacon and gammon ranges at the start of July.

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