5th Jun 2017
NPA welcomes reduction in pig industry Colistin usage
The NPA has welcomed new figures suggesting a significant drop in usage by the pig sector of Colistin, an antibiotic of last resort.
5th Jun 2017
Farmer confidence falls as Brexit uncertainty looms
The NFU is calling on candidates to make Brexit a success for British farmers as survey results show farmers’ confidence has taken a significant knock.
4th Jun 2017
Can we export trotters to China yet?
This query has been posted on the forum. Does anybody have an answer?
2nd Jun 2017
AHDB to offer new training and skills help for pig sector
AHDB has outlined plans to introduce a new framework to help improve the skills of existing people in the industry, as well as attracting new talent.
1st Jun 2017
NPA proposes proportionate approach to new antibiotic targets
The NPA is urging the Government to adopt a proportionate approach to new long-term antibiotic targets, as the formal negotiation process gets underway.
31st May 2017
Changes to Red Tractor standards - what you need to know
Red Tractor is reminding pig producers of changes to the pork scheme standards coming into force in October.
30th May 2017
Danes launch new pork welfare labelling scheme
A new Government-backed welfare label based on a three-tier labelling scheme is being launched in Denmark at the end of May.
29th May 2017
British pork showcased in China
British pork was on prominent display as more than 80,000 visitors from around the world visited China’s largest food trade exhibition, SIAL.
25th May 2017
Co-op extends British sourcing pledge to frozen range
The Co-operative has pledged to source all its own-label meat, including frozen and processed products from British farmers from 2018.
23rd May 2017
FSA issues advice to consumers following hepatitis E reports
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued advice to consumers about cooking pork, following the recent media reports about hepatitis E.