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2nd Jan 2018


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


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


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


More retailers publish antibiotic data

Three major supermarkets published antibiotic usage data.

21st Dec 2017


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


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


Ed's Brexit round-up

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

15th Dec 2017


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


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


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.