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21st May 2018

HealthWelfare

Scientists announce breakthrough in pig immunology


Scientists from a number of leading UK institutions have generated tools that increase understanding of the pig immune system. 

21st May 2018

Prices

Retail pork sales in decline again


After some encouraging signs at the start of the year, retail pork sales are firmly in decline again, retail data from Kantar Worldpanel shows.

18th May 2018

NPANews

Busy and productive time for NPA at Pig and Poultry Fair


The NPA team – Zoe Davies, Lizzie Wilson, Georgina Crayford, Andrea Vickers and Ed Barker – had a busy and productive couple of days at the Pig and Poultry Fair.

18th May 2018

NPANews

Big rise recorded in organic UK pig numbers


The UK’s organic pig herd nearly doubled in 2017, Defra figures show.

16th May 2018

NPANews

Buoyant mood at Pig and Poultry Fair


There was an upbeat mood on day one of the British Pig & Poultry Fair.

15th May 2018

HealthWelfare

NPA welcomes 28% drop in pig industry antibiotic use in 2017


The UK pig sector is rising to the challenge, the NPA's Georgina Crayford said, after new figures showed a 28% drop in antibiotic usage last year. 

14th May 2018

NPANews

NPA at the Pig and Poultry Fair


It’s here again. British Pig and Poultry Fair week is upon us and we’re looking forward to a great couple of days at Stoneleigh.

14th May 2018

NPANews

No need reinvent assurance wheel, Red Tractor tells Gove


Red Tractor has spelled out why it should continue to play a central role in promoting British agriculture after we leave the EU. 

11th May 2018

NPANews

Industry bodies express concern over AHDB MLCSL sale


The NPA has joined other industry organisations in expressing concern over the planned sale of AHDB’s carcase grading services to a private sector company.

11th May 2018

Brussels

Lords report echoes NPA concerns over post-Brexit trade


A Parliamentary committee has reaffirmed the NPA’s calls for the Government to ensure its post-Brexit trade arrangements do not undermine UK food producerrs.