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13th Sep 2021

NPANews

Successful We Eat Balanced campaign re-launches


The next burst of AHDB' We Eat Balanced marketing campaign went live last week.

11th Sep 2021

NPANews

'The Government isn't listening' - Richard Lister talks staff shortages and pig backlog to Look North


Former NPA chairman Richard Lister gave an excellent interview on Look North on the current situation with staff shortages and the pig backlog. 

10th Sep 2021

NPANews

Advice on overstocking and permit limits/slurry levels


One of the concerns raised at last night's NPA Town Hall meeting was about how overstocking is pushing some producers above the permitting threshold level. 

10th Sep 2021

Brussels

NPA welcomes new chair of Animal Health and Welfare Board for England


The NPA has welcomed the appointment of Professor Jonathan Statham as the new chair of AHWBE.

9th Sep 2021

NPANews

Pig prices record biggest drop in five years as staff shortages bite


The SPP recorded its biggest fall since 2016 last week as the staff shortages in pork processing plants dampen the market. 

8th Sep 2021

NPANews

Red Tractor clarifies new welfare training module requirement


Red Tractor scheme members will have three months to complete the new welfare training module for pig units from when it is launched.  

7th Sep 2021

Brussels

NPA Press Release: Government holds the key to save our pigs from destruction - say UK pig farmers


Time is running out for the UK pig sector, according to the NPA, which has urged the Government to take immediate action to address the labour crisis. 

6th Sep 2021

NPANews

Zoe tells Today programme staff shortages could lead to flood of cheaper EU imports


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has warned that the ongoing staff shortages hitting processing plants could lead to an influx of EU pork imports.

6th Sep 2021

NPANews

#EmptyShelves - we need YOUR help!


Are part of our wider campaign to get the Government to address the labour shortages, we would like YOU to help when you next visit the supermarket!

3rd Sep 2021

NPANews

NPA chief executive to appear on Radio 4 Today programme


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies is due to appear on the flagship BBC radio 4 Today Programme on Saturday morning.