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24th May 2024


Boost for UK pork sector as Vietnam access approved

In a notable boost for the UK pork sector, the Vietnamese authorities have given the go-ahead for pork exports to commence.

23rd May 2024


National Audit Office says new Government border regime has created uncertainty and increased risk

The Government’s financial spending watchdog has issued some strong criticisms of the way new border control regime has been implemented.

23rd May 2024


NPA Pig Industry Blog - May 23, 2024: SPP on the up; Red Tractor chair announces departure;Cranswick profit boost

Updates on the latest developments as the NPA seeks solutions to the long-running crisis that has hit the pig sector.


20th May 2024


Howard Revell awarded NPA Lifetime Fellowship during busy British Pig & Poultry Fair

Pig industry veteran Howard Revell was presented with an NPA Lifetime Fellowship during an NPA reception at the British Pig & Poultry Fair. 

17th May 2024


Animal health industry welcomes new Veterinary Medicines Regulations

The animal health industry has welcomed new Veterinary Medicines Regulations (VMRs), which have come into force today. 

16th May 2024


10 years of Pig Industry Scholarship Partnership celebrated at British Pig & Poultry Fair

The tenth anniversary of the successful Pig Industry Scholarship Partnership was celebrated during an NPA reception at BBPF.  

15th May 2024


NPA report sets out pros and cons of adaptive farrowing systems in commercial pig production

A report commissioned by the NPA has delivered some telling insights into the pros and cons of adaptive farrowing systems.

14th May 2024


Lizzie highlights pig sector border control concerns at Downing Street summit

Lzzie Wilson highlighted the need for the Government to properly fund UK border controls during today’s Downing Street summit.

14th May 2024


Join us at the British Pig & Poultry Fair this week!

The NPA will be busy at this year’s British Pig and Poultry fair at NEC Birmingham on May 15 and 16. 

14th May 2024


Lizzie comment: Time for a fresh look at pre-slaughter stunning

NPA chief executive Lizzie Wilson explains why a new working group has formed to look at the pig stunning and slaughtering process.