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20th Feb 2019


CMA analysis puts Sainsbury's-Asda merger in doubt

The Sainsbury’s-Asda merger is in doubt after the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) warned the deal could lead to a worse experience for shoppers.

19th Feb 2019


Gove rules out tariff-free import access in event of no deal

Michael Gove has announced that the Government will introduce ‘specific and robust protections for farming’ in its post-Brexit tariff-regime.

19th Feb 2019


Batters calls for Brexit food standards commission

Minette Batters is calling for a new commission of food and farming experts to help uphold the high standards of British food production post-Brexit.

18th Feb 2019


15,000 pigs culled as Classical swine fever hits Japan

More than 15,000 pigs have been culled after Classical swine fever was discovered in Japan. 

16th Feb 2019


We Will Rise Again

After last week’s increase in German pig prices, it was good to see that on this side of the Channel we may be following the same upward track soon.

15th Feb 2019


Arrests made as part of Belgium ASF investigation

Arrests have been made in connection with the judicial investigation into the discovery of African swine fever (ASF) in Belgium, in September.

14th Feb 2019


Percentage of British pork rises in latest Porkwatch survey

The percentage of British pork on display in leading UK retailers rose by 3% between January and November, according to the latest Porkwatch survey.

14th Feb 2019


My last day at NPA... but I'll still be around

After four-and-a-half years, this is Georgina's last day at the NPA. Read her goodbye message here... 

14th Feb 2019


Chance for levy payers to have a say on AHDB work

Pig producers and allied industry members are encouraged to attend an AHDB Regional meeting later this month. 

13th Feb 2019


Updated NPA security pack now available

The updated NPA Security Pack is now available.