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5th Sep 2018

HealthWelfare

Victory for pig industry as 'misleading' Viva! advert banned


The Advertising Standards Authority has banned a ‘misleading’ cinema advert from vegan campaign group Viva! that claimed 90% of pigs are factory farmed.

3rd Sep 2018

HealthWelfare

ASF risk levels raised following Romania outbreaks


The risk of products contaminated with the African swine virus (ASF) entering the UK has been raised from 'low' to 'medium'.

3rd Sep 2018

NPANews

See the trailer for the new Red Tractor TV advertising campaign


Red Tractor has given the first glimpse into what its major new advertising campaign will look like. 

3rd Sep 2018

HealthWelfare

China imposes transport restrictions after sixth ASF outbreak confirmed


China has imposed new transport restrictions after the authorities confirmed a sixth case of African swine fever (ASF).

31st Aug 2018

Brussels

No bacon butty crisis, but weather could hit costs


The NPA has allayed fears of a ‘bacon butty crisis’, but has stressed that the cost of producing pigs will be hit by the summer drought.

31st Aug 2018

NPANews

NPA members urged to give their views on future of AHDB


Defra is seeking views on AHDB as part of a review that will consider the levy body’s role after we leave the EU.

29th Aug 2018

HealthWelfare

Movement products likely to be cause of ASF spread in China - FAO


Movement of products, rather than pigs, is likely to be responsible for the spread of African swine fever in China, according to the UN FAO. 

27th Aug 2018

Prices

Porkwatch survey shows gains in retail bacon and ham sourcing


The major UK retailers are stocking a higher proportion of British bacon and ham than a year ago, although the percentage of fresh pork is down slightly.

24th Aug 2018

Brussels

'No Deal' papers prolong the uncertainty for pig farmers, Lister tells 5 Live


The Brexit ‘No Deal’ papers have done little to quell the uncertainty pig farmers are experiencing about our future, Richard Lister has told the BBC.

24th Aug 2018

NPANews

Ed's Brexit round-up - the 'No Deal' papers


The NPA's Ed Barker takes a look at the implications of the 'No Deal' technical papers published by the Government yesterday.