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15th Jul 2020


NPA responds to inaccurate claims about UK pig production in the Telegraph

The NPA has written a strongly-worded letter to the Telegraph in response to an article that made a number of misleading claims about UK pork production.

14th Jul 2020


NPA welcomes appointment of new Deputy CVO

The NPA has welcomed the appointment of the new UK Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer (DCVO).

13th Jul 2020


Travellers reminded of ASF risk as travel restrictions ease

The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) has issued a reminder about the risks of African swine fever (ASF), as transport restrictions ease in Europe.

10th Jul 2020


Membership of new Trade and Agriculture Commission announced

Representatives from each of the four UK farming unions will sit on the Government’s new Trade and Agriculture Commission.

9th Jul 2020


German farrowing crate ban puts spotlight on UK industry

Germany’s hugely significant decision to ban farrowing crates is likely to intensify the scrutiny on the system in the UK.

9th Jul 2020


NPA joins group calling for legislation to underpin new Trade and Agriculture Commission

A group of organisations, including NPA, has written to the Prime Minister calling for legislation to underpin the proposed Trade and Agriculture Commission.

8th Jul 2020


AHDB publishes upbeat outlook report for UK pig market

AHDB Pork has published an upbeat UK pork market outlook, underpinned by tight supply, strong domestic demand and a healthy export trade.  

6th Jul 2020


COVID-19, ASF, the market - update from a European perspective

NPA senior policy adviser Rebecca Veale has written a comprehensive summary for members of the current situation in EU markets.

6th Jul 2020


EU sustainable farming strategy provides more questions than answers

Moves at EU level to make farming more sustainable were outlined to industry representatives at the latest NPA Pig Industry Group meeting.

6th Jul 2020


Truss hails Essex pig farm that has doubled pork exports

An Essex farm business that has doubled pork exports revenues during the COVID-19 lockdown has been singled out by Liz Truss as a UK export success story.