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2nd Jan 2018

HealthWelfare

Red Tractor members caught out by eMB requirement


A total of 9% of Red Tractor Pork scheme members incurred non-conformances as a result of the new eMB-Pigs recording requirement.

2nd Jan 2018

Prices

2018 Agriculture Bill to shape future of farming


The new Agricultural Bill in 2018 will shape the farming industry for generations to come, NFU president Meurig Raymond said.

1st Jan 2018

NPANews

Good Brexit deal a 2018 priority for the NPA


The new year brings many opportunities, chief among them negotiating a good Brexit deal for the pig industry, according to the's NPA chairman.

22nd Dec 2017

HealthWelfare

More retailers publish antibiotic data


Three major supermarkets published antibiotic usage data.

21st Dec 2017

Brussels

Here's some festive cheer - pork sales continue to rise


And now for some good news. Pork sales increased in volume and value in the 12 weeks to December 3, new figures from Kantar WorldPanel show.

18th Dec 2017

HealthWelfare

Do not feed food waste to pigs - campaign stepped up


The UK administraions have joined forces with the NPA and other industry bodies to remind pig keepers not to feed kitchen scraps to their animals.

15th Dec 2017

NPANews

Ed's Brexit round-up


The NPA's Ed Barker summarises the major Brexit developments in another busy week. 

15th Dec 2017

HealthWelfare

Brussels sets in motion plans to address tail biting  


Member states have been asked to provide an action plan outlining how they intend to tackle the problem of tail biting in pigs.

14th Dec 2017

Prices

FSA failing to deliver data from abattoirs


Potentially valuable data gathered from Food Standards Agency (FSA) inspections at abattoirs is not being passed back to producers, it has emerged.

13th Dec 2017

NPANews

NPA offers festive food for thought for PM and other key politicians


It has not been an easy year for Theresa May and her colleagues, what with Brexit and various other political challenges.