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25th May 2020


'Make it British Pork!' - NPA urges public to back British

The NPA is urging members of the public to ‘Make it British’ as plummeting prices for EU pork starts to attract cheaper imports.

23rd May 2020


Look out for Ladies in Pigs at Herts virtual show today!

Ladies in Pigs will be making an appearance at Hertfordshire Show's virtual show today.

22nd May 2020


Accessing PPE

We have posted information in the Members' Area on how members can access PPE at a discounted rate.

22nd May 2020


Brazil delays controversial Amazon vote, after international pressure over soya

Brazil has delayed a controversial vote to legalise the private occupation of land in the Amazon rainforest, following international pressure.

21st May 2020


100% of pigs protected from African swine fever in Pirbright vaccine trial

A study at the Pirbright Institute has shown that 100% of pigs immunised were protected from a lethal dose of ASF virus.

21st May 2020


Cranswick confirms deaths of three employees from COVID-19

Cranswick has confirmed the deaths of three members of staff from COVID-19 at its sliced meat factory at Wombwell, in Barnsley.

20th May 2020


MPs urged to safeguard British farmers as Trade Bill enters Commons

MPs are being urged to back a trade policy that safeguards British farmers and food production, as the Trade Bill begins its passage in the House of Commons today.

19th May 2020


Victory for NPA as Government drops plans to slash pork import tariffs

Following intense lobbying from the NPA, the Government has dropped its damaging plans to slash tariffs on imports of pork products from the start of next year.

18th May 2020


Producers urged to plan ahead in case of COVID-19 disruption

Pig producers have been urged to plan ahead and ensure they have at least a week's space in reserve, following disruption to the pig supply chain.