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16th Oct 2019

NPANews

NPA welcomes progress towards new traceability system


The NPA has welcomed the latest progress being made in the development of a new statutory multi-species livestock traceability service.

16th Oct 2019

NPANews

Tulip launches vegan 'Green Butcher' line in Co-op


Tulip has unveiled a new vegan line to be sold in Co-op stores under the 'Green Butcher' brand, a move likely to raise eyebrows within the industry. 

16th Oct 2019

NPANews

Forum latest - student placement request


The latest entry on the forum is a request from a veterinary student for a short placement on a pig farm next summer, ideally near Southampton.

15th Oct 2019

Prices

Tulip sale confirmed


Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation has announced the completion of the its acquisition of Tulip Ltd from Danish Crown.

15th Oct 2019

NPANews

No deal Brexit - contact your MP!


The NPA has thanked members to who have already contacted their MPs to explain how a Brexit no deal could cause long-term damage to the production of pork in the UK.

15th Oct 2019

NPANews

South Central Autumn Regional today!


The next NPA Autumn Regional meetings takes place in Newbury on Tuesday - and, with so much going on, it will be a meeting not to miss!

15th Oct 2019

NPANews

New pork training initiative to improve meat skills


A new online training programme has been launched for the pork sector to help improve meat skills and increase knowledge of cuts in the supply chain.

14th Oct 2019

Prices

Brechin site granted China export approval


Around 50 tonnes of pork will be shipped to China each week from QPL's Brechin site, after the plant was granted Chinese export approval.

14th Oct 2019

NPANews

Forum latest - 'safety must be paramount'


NPA chairman Richard Lister has posted a poignant entry on the forum in response to Ian Broumpon's post about the welfare of stockpeople. 

11th Oct 2019

HealthWelfare

Swine Dysentery confirmed in Norfolk


Another case of Swine Dysentery has been confirmed on a pig farm in Norfolk.