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26th Apr 2021

NPANews

Pig World podcast - hear Rob Mutimer talking pigs and NPA priorities


New NPA chairman Rob Mutimer is the main guest on Pig World's first ever podcast, Pigs Today, which is now available to download. 

 

23rd Apr 2021

Brussels

Change to EU rules means trichinella testing no longer required


A change to EU rules, which came into force on April 21, means UK pork shipments to the EU will no longer have to be tested for trichinella. 

23rd Apr 2021

HealthWelfare

NPA welcomes Farm Vet Champions


The NPA has welconed a major collaborative project to empower UK farm animal vets to establish good antimicrobial stewardship in their practices and on farms.

22nd Apr 2021

Prices

Pig price continues to rise, as throughput remains high


The SPP is continuing on its upward path, gaining another 1.35p last week to average 143.86p/kg.

21st Apr 2021

Brussels

NPA welcomes MPs' calls for overhaul of Government public procurement policy


The NPA has welcomed a report by MPs that calls on the Government to do more to support small businesses and improve animal welfare in public procurement.

20th Apr 2021

NPANews

Confidential Reporting Service


The latest post in the Members' Area is a reminder about the Confential Reporting Service (CRS).

17th Apr 2021

Prices

Retailers displayed less British pork in March, despite calls to support the sector


The overall proportion of British pork on display in the retail sector fell in March, the latest AHDB Porkwatch survey shows.

16th Apr 2021

NPANews

UK pig herd at its highest level since 2004, Defra figures show


The UK pig herd has reached its highest level since level since 2004, according to the latest Defra figures. 

14th Apr 2021

Brussels

Inability to trade live animals with EU damaging pig sector, Rebecca tells Farming Today


The NPA’s Rebecca Veale has told BBC Farming Today how the inability to trade live animals with the EU is damaging the UK pig sector.

14th Apr 2021

Brussels

February meat exports to the EU 42% down on 2020 levels


Trade figures published on Tuesday show that UK exports to the EU have recovered from the slump in January, but volumes remain well below 2020 levels.