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15th Jul 2020

NPANews

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

NPANews

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

Brussels

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

Brussels

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

HealthWelfare

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

Brussels

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

Prices

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

NPANews

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

Environment

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

Prices

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.