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26th Jul 2017

Brussels

BVA demands Brexit clarity on welfare standards


The BVA has demanded clarity from the Government on animal welfare standards, following the publication of a House of Lords report.

25th Jul 2017

Westminster

NPA welcomes Lords report into post-Brexit import risk


The NPA has welcomed a House of Lords report warning of the threat to UK producers of allowing the country to be flooded by low standard food imports.

25th Jul 2017

Brussels

Lords committee echoes NPA concerns over post-Brexit cheap food policy


A Lords committee has warned UK producers would be placed at a competitive disadvantage if Brexit resulted in a flood of lower standard imports.

21st Jul 2017

Westminster

Ed's Brexit Round-up


The NPA's newest recruit summarises the key developments on Brexit in Westminster and beyond over the past week. 

21st Jul 2017

Westminster

Gove prioritises environmental payments under CAP replacement


Michael Gove has outlined his plans for a 'Green Brexit', including a domestic agricultural policy that rewards farmers for environmental work.

20th Jul 2017

HealthWelfare

Chief vet praises collaborative approach to pig health and welfare


Chief Veterinary Officer Nigel Gibbens has welcomed the collaborative approach adopted by the pig industry in identifying and acting on threats to herd health. 

20th Jul 2017

Prices

All time high recorded for producer share of retail price


Producers are receiving the highest share of the retail pot since records began, as producer prices approach record levels. 

19th Jul 2017

HealthWelfare

Radio 4 debate - Lister highlights benefits of large farms


NPA chairman Richard Lister has stressed that there is no evidence to suggest animal welfare is poorer on large farms.

19th Jul 2017

Brussels

NPA issues warning after pig farmer fined for feeding meat sandwiches


The NPA has issued a strong warning to producers after a farmer from Halifax was fined £4,000 for feeding meat sandwiches to pigs.

19th Jul 2017

Westminster

NPA outlines pig industry priorities to EFRA chair


NPA chairman Richard Lister has written to the returning chair of the EFRA Committee to outline the association's priorities.