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25th Aug 2021

Brussels

EU rules changed to allow feeding of PAP and insects to pigs and poultry


The European Commission has formally adopted an amendment to the EU feed ban regulation, that will allow the use of processed animal protein in pig and poultry feed.

20th Aug 2021

HealthWelfare

Eight pig producers shortlisted for new RSPCA Assured awards


RSPCA Assured has announced a shortlist for its first-ever awards for pig and poultry members.

19th Aug 2021

Prices

Prices dip as carcase weights and slaughterings point to growing backlog


Pig prices fell again last week, as lower slaughterings and higher carcase weights pointed to further pig backlogs due to the staffing crisis. 

18th Aug 2021

HealthWelfare

Defra confirms future policy for the welfare of pigs at transport


The Government has confirmed a ban on the export of live animals for slaughter/ fattening, but has listened to NPA concerns on other proposed changes.

18th Aug 2021

Prices

ASA rejects complains over AHDB Eat Balanced ads


The ASA has rejected complaints made about AHDB’s 'We Eat Balanced' advertising campaign in a landmark ruling for British farming.

17th Aug 2021

Environment

Farming Rules for Water update 


The NPA is fully aware of members’ concerns over the Environment Agency’s recent announcement on the Farming Rules for Water.

17th Aug 2021

NPANews

NPA continues to lobby on staff shortages - members help wanted


With little immediate sign of the labour situation improving, the NPA is continuing to work with others to raise awareness of the problems this is creating. 

16th Aug 2021

HealthWelfare

Key findings from an informative freedom farrowing workshop


NPA Senior Policy Adviser, Becca Veale, highlights the key points from a virtual workshop on freedom farrowing and lactation.

16th Aug 2021

NPANews

Delay on requirement to use new AHR EHCs until January


The EU has voted to delay when traders must start to use the new Export Health Certificates (EHCs).

13th Aug 2021

NPANews

What a difference a year makes!


NPA Office Manager, Andrea Tranter, is also involved with Ladies in Pigs (LIPs) - she’s put together an update so you can see how busy the team has been.