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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.

23rd May 2017


Danes give Chileans a helping hand in global pork marketplace

The Chilean pork sector has made a significant further move into the global marketplace, from the Danes.