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21st Jul 2022

Brussels

Significant decline in EU pork production forecast for this year


EU pig meat production is forecast to decline by nearly 5% in 2022, due to a combination high input costs, new environmental regulation and reduced exports due to ASF. 

19th Jul 2022

NPANews

NPA formulating a plan to respond to Defra supply chain consultation


The NPA will be contacting members soon regarding the industry response to Defra’s important consultation on improving fairness in the pork supply chain.

18th Jul 2022

HealthWelfare

Advice on managing pigs - and yourselves - in extreme heat


As temperatures soar to record levels in parts of the UK, there is plenty of advice out there about managing pigs in extreme heat.

15th Jul 2022

NPANews

Supply chain review must lead to action to benefit primary producer - Zoe


The long-awaited review of the pork supply chain must lead to action that protects and benefits primary producers, according to NPA chief executive Zoe Davies.

15th Jul 2022

NPANews

Government launches review of fairness and transparency in pork supply chain


The Government has launched its long-awaited review of the UK pig sector intended to improve fairness and transparency within the supply chain.

14th Jul 2022

NPANews

NPA calls for action on labour shortages in meeting with Government departments


An NPA delegation has met Ministers and officials from various Government departments to discuss the ongoing problems caused by labour shortages. 

14th Jul 2022

HealthWelfare

NFUS joins calls to bolster import controls in response to heightened ASF risk


NFU Scotland has joined the NPA and BMPA in calling on the Government to improve our border defences in response to the current heightened ASF risk. 

11th Jul 2022

HealthWelfare

ASF risk raised to HIGH from human-mediated pathways


Following the two recent outbreaks of ASF in Germany, Defra has raised the risk from human-mediated routes into the UK to 'high'.

8th Jul 2022

NPANews

AHDB to review all its services as pressures on budget grow


AHDB is reviewing all its services for pork levy payers, as it faces up to a future with a reduced levy and undergoes a restructure. 

8th Jul 2022

HealthWelfare

Biosecurity is our best defence against disease


As the ASF situation in Europe worsens, with outbreaks in Germany and Italy, there is concern about how well protected UK borders are.