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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. 

24th Aug 2018

NPANews

Volunteers wanted for fantastic school workshop programme


The NPA's Georgina Crayford is looking for volunteers to take part on workshops in schools promoting careers in the food and grocery industry.

23rd Aug 2018

Brussels

No Deal scenario would damage pig industry


A ‘No Deal’ scenario would have a negative impact on the UK pig sector, damaging in particular the industry’s ability to export pork to the EU, according to the NPA.

23rd Aug 2018

Westminster

Government proposes longer sentences for animal cruelty


The Government has proposed to increase the maximum penalty for animal cruelty to five years’ imprisonment.

21st Aug 2018

HealthWelfare

China confirms third case of African swine fever


A third case of African swine fever has been confirmed in China, as fears grow that the virus could spread widely among the world’s largest pig herd.

21st Aug 2018

Environment

Investment in new buildings holds key to reducing ammonia emissions - NPA


The key to reducing ammonia emissions and improving air quality on pig farms is to promote investment in newer, more efficient buildings, according to the NPA.

20th Aug 2018

Brussels

China steps up ASF surveillance after two outbreaks confirmed


The Chinese authorities are undertaking a major surveillance programme following the confirmation of two ASF cases in different parts of the country.

17th Aug 2018

HealthWelfare

Second ASF case detected in China


A second case of African swine fever (ASF) has been detected in China, prompting fears the virus could already be widespread across the country.