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13th Aug 2019

Brussels

NPA challenges CIWF over illegal trespass on British pig farms


Recent covert filming of farrowing crates on pig units funded by Compassion In World Farming  has been widely publicised

12th Aug 2019

Brussels

UK and EU seeing surge in China exports


Following reports that China’s pig herd could halve by the end of this year, May figures have been released on export trade for the EU and UK. Against a backdrop of herd losses in some parts of China estimated to be between 40 and 60%

12th Aug 2019

Brussels

ASF in China: one year on


A year has now passed since China announced they had African swine fever, so what's happened in the last 12 months?

9th Aug 2019

Westminster

Retaining your existing EU staff after Brexit


NPA have received the following information from DEFRA regarding retaining your exisiting EU staff after Brexit 

9th Aug 2019

Westminster

Ed's Brexit round-up - it's silly season


It is silly season. MPs are on their holidays and all the while our new PM and Ministers are out and about doing tours of the country and making promises of expenditure.

9th Aug 2019

NPANews

You can order your #MuckFreeTruck posters and cab stickers now! 


#MuckFreeTruck posters and cab stickers are now available to be displayed across the pork supply chain. 

8th Aug 2019

Brussels

We are at the mercy of being undercut, Ed tells Huff Post


The NPA's NPA Ed Barker is quoted in the Huffington Post today explaining why the pig sector is concerned about the prospect of a Brexit no deal. 

7th Aug 2019

HealthWelfare

ASF awareness campaign prominent at Heathrow


The campaign to warn travellers about the risks of bringing African swine fever into the country is being put into action. 

5th Aug 2019

NPANews

How contract rearers can apply for Countryside Productivity grants


Exisiting farm businesses that rear pigs under contract are eligible for grants under the Countryside Productivity Scheme. 

5th Aug 2019

Brussels

130,000 pigs culled as ASF wreaks havoc in Bulgaria


Around 130,000 have killed on large commercial farms in Bulgaria over the past few weeks, amid a worrying escalation of cases in domestic pigs in Eastern Europe.