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14th Oct 2021


Reports that Government set to announce temporary visas

The NPA has issued a statement in response to reports that the Government is about to make an announcement on the provision of temporary visas. 

14th Oct 2021


Red Tractor clarifies stance on inspections during current backlog

Red Tractor has confirmed will not take action against farms that are failing to comply with scheme standards due to factors currently out of their control. 

13th Oct 2021


NPA optimistic that Government is now listening to the pig sector's concerns

There has been a positive change within Government in terms of its response to the pig industry crisis, according to NPA chief executive Zoe Davies.

12th Oct 2021


Current industry situation and NPA lobbying - important update in Members' Area

An important update on the current situation within the industry and the NPA's lobbying efforts has been posted in the Members' Area. 

9th Oct 2021


Q& A: What is happening in the pig sector? 

We have put together a Q&A to explain what is happening in the pig sector, the main reasons and possible solutions. 

7th Oct 2021


Members updates: Investigating the fall in the SPP, lobbying latest and other messages

There have been three updates in the Members' Area today, covering the SPP, the latest on our lobbying efforts and more. 

6th Oct 2021


NPA confirms that culling has started in small numbers

The NPA is aware that culling has started on a handful of farms, with fears this could become more widespread unless solutions are found. 

1st Oct 2021


NEW: Important message for members regarding pig industry crisis

An important message has been posted in the Members' Area regarding the industry's response to the pig crisis. 

1st Oct 2021


NPA issues an open letter to retailers

The NPA has today issued an open letter to all retailers calling on them to help resolve the industry crisis...

29th Sep 2021


NPA reaction to Defra gene editing announcement

Defra has announced new plans to ‘unlock the power of gene editing’ - however, the focus will initially be on crops, rather than livestock.