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1st Jul 2020


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


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


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


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


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.

25th Jun 2020


Which? survey highlights public concern over import standards

A survey by consumer champion Which? has highlighted public concern over import standards in future trade deals. 

24th Jun 2020


Pig Industry Group meeting highlights rising straw prices as growing concern

Rising straw prices are once again becoming a concern. This was one of a number of topics discussed at the latest Pig Industry Group meeting.

24th Jun 2020


Defra to hold webinars on Environmental Land Management (ELM) scheme

Pig farmers and interested parties are invited to take part in a series of webinars to help shape the future of the Environmental Land Management (ELM) scheme.

23rd Jun 2020


Cranswick announces profits in excess of £100m for 2019-20

Cranswick has announced another impressive set of results for the last financial year, with profits topping £100 million. 

22nd Jun 2020


More than 1,000 workers at Tönnies now positive for COVID-19

The number of workers testing positive for COVID-19 at the Tönnies abattoir ​​​​​​in northerwestern Germany has passed 1,000. ​