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24th Jan 2024


Government intending to introduce pig supply chain regulations in the summer - Spencer

Mark Spencer has confirmed that the Government is intending to introduce new legislation governing pig contracts in the summer.

23rd Jan 2024


UK pigmeat production declines to five-year low

UK pigmeat production fell by 11% to a five-year low in 2023, as slaugherings declined by 10% to the lowest figure in a decade. 

19th Jan 2024


Lizzie highlights industry concerns over Dover funding cuts to Radio 4 listeners

Lizzie Wilson has told Radio 4 listeners of the deep industry concerns over Government plans to slash funding for illegal meat import checks.

17th Jan 2024


Defra plans to cut budget for Dover illegal meat seizures could be catastrophic for pig sector - NPA

Lizzie Wilson has warned that Defra plans to cut the budget for illegal meat sizures at Dover could be ‘catastrophic’ for the pig sector. 

16th Jan 2024


MPs to hold private session with producers to gather evidence for supply chain fairness inquiry

EFRA will be holding a 'private engagement event' with food producers to help inform its inquiry into Fairness in the Food Supply Chain.

16th Jan 2024


Forum latest - a message to members and candidates ahead of voting

In the latest post on the forum, NPA vice-chair Hugh Crabtree urges members to check out candidates' manifestos and make sure they vote. 

15th Jan 2024


Round 2 of Slurry Infrastructure Grant Scheme closes this week

NPA members are reminded that Round 2 of the Slurry Infrastructure grant will close for applications on Wednesday, January 17. 

11th Jan 2024


Retailers must be held to account when it comes to supply chain fairness, Lizzie tells MPs

NPA chief executive Lizzie Wilson highlighted the need to ensure retailers are held to account  when she appeared in front of MPs on Tuesday.

11th Jan 2024


Mexico grants access to British pork offal imports

Mexico has granted market access to British pork offal, in a move that could generate an estimated further £18 million over the next five years. 

9th Jan 2024


20 candidates to compete in NPA PIG elections - see the full list!

A total of 20 people from across the pig sector will be seeking election to the NPA's PIG when voting gets underway later this month.