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19th Apr 2023


NPA shocked and concerned by Government admission on import control lapses

The revelation that insufficient import controls have resulted in meat being sold in the UK that poses a ‘serious’ threat to the UK pig industry is shocking. 

18th Apr 2023


Avian flu housing measures lifted today

The mandatory poultry housing measures in place in England and Wales to stop the spread of avian influenza have been lifted from today.

17th Apr 2023


Rebecca discusses Defra supply chain plans in radio interviews

NPA chief policy adviser Rebecca Veale has set out the NPA's position on Defra's review of the pork supply chain in some radio interviews.

11th Apr 2023


Government to develop harmonised emissions calculator, as retail interest in farm carbon emissions grows

The Government has announced a commitment to develop a new harmonised approach for measuring on farm emissions.

6th Apr 2023


NPA press release: Defra commitments on pig supply chain reform will deliver for industry

The NPA has welcomed Defra’s commitment to take action to repair what is widely seen as a broken pork supply chain.

5th Apr 2023


Government announcement on new import checks welcome but there must be no further delay

The NPA has welcomed the Government announcement on new food imports from October, but has urged them to ensure there are no further delays.

5th Apr 2023


Welcome to new allied member - Ekogea

A warm welcome to our latest allied industry member, Ekogea. 

4th Apr 2023


Defra to pay out £34 in Slurry Infrastructure Grants as Plan for Water published

Nearly £34 million will be made available through the first round of the Slurry Infrastructure Grant scheme, more than two-and-a-half times the original budget. 

4th Apr 2023


Fascinating insights and lessons for the UK pig sector from a trip to Spain

NPA chief executive Lizzie Wilson discusses the fascinating insights a UK pig industry group gained from a trip to Spain, organised by ECO Animal Health.

3rd Apr 2023


NPA responds to VMD consultation on changes to veterinary medicines laws

The NPA has responded to the Government’s consultation on the law that governs veterinary medicines.