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6th Jun 2018


NPA welcomes MPs' calls for clarity on food and farming Brexit policy

The NPA has welcomed yet another Parliamentary report that echoes the pig sector’s concerns over Defra’s approach to Brexit.

6th Jun 2018


Steve Francis steps down as Tulip CEO

Danish Crown has announced that Steve Francis is stepping down from his position as chief executive of Tulip as the business kicks off the next step of its turnaround programme.

5th Jun 2018


Pork drawn into Trump's trade wars

Mexico will impose a 20% tariff on US pork imports in retaliation to US President Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum, according to Reuters. 

5th Jun 2018


NPA and PVS express 'extreme concern' over proposed group prophylactic ban

The NPA and the Pig Veterinary Society (PVS) have written to the UK’s CVO expressing ‘extreme concern’ at proposals from Brussels to ban group prophylactic use of antibiotics.

4th Jun 2018


Half a million new shoppers attracted by AHDB pork campaign

Almost half a million more shoppers bought fresh pork during the two phases of AHDB Pork’s £3 million midweek meals campaign.

1st Jun 2018


Ed's Brexit round-up

A VAT lot of good, this Brexit business.

31st May 2018


We will not water down animal welfare standards - Eustice

The Government will not water down food safety and animal welfare standards in the pursuit of trade deals after Brexit, according to Defra minister George Eustice.

30th May 2018


NPA launches Pig Unit Security Pack

The NPA has launched a new Pig Unit Security Pack intended to help ensure pigs are looked after in the best possible way and advise members on keeping their units secure.

29th May 2018


Pig producers urged to assess risk factors before trialling undocked pigs

Pig producers have been urged not to rush into trialling batches of undocked pigs in response to pressure from Brussels to address the issue of tail docking.

28th May 2018


UK food and farming sector sets out Brexit objectives

The NPA has joined more than other 100 organisations from across the UK's food supply chain in a joint manifesto setting out the key principles to ensure Brexit champions food producers.