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1st Apr 2021

Environment

Why we need to be proactive on soya


NPA Policy Services Officer, Lizzie Wilson, explains why the industry needs to take the lead on the sourcing of sustainable soya.

1st Apr 2021

HealthWelfare

Avian flu compulsory housing measures lifted - all you need to know


The compulsory housing measures for poultry and captive birds was lifted on March 31 in England, Scotland and Wales.

31st Mar 2021

NPANews

All the NPA's recent consultation responses in one place


The NPA team has responded to an unprecedented number of consultation on a wide range of topics of huge relevance to the pig sector on recent weeks. 

31st Mar 2021

NPANews

AHDB announces new chief executive


Food and Drink Federation (FDF) chief operating officer Tim Rycroft has been appointed as the new chief Executive of AHDB.

30th Mar 2021

NPANews

RSPCA Assured survey for non-scheme members - chance to win £150 voucher!


RSPCA Assured is looking for producers and abattoir managers, who aren't currently members of the scheme, to fill in a 15 minute questionnaire.

29th Mar 2021

Prices

Karro owners purchased by Canadian protein company


The Eight Fifty Food Group, which owns pork processor Karro, has been purchased by Canadian multi-protein producer Sofina Foods Inc. 

29th Mar 2021

HealthWelfare

Gene editing offers huge potential but clear leadership needed to engage consumers


Gene editing technology offers huge opportunities for the UK pig sector’, but clear leadership is needed to adress a number of significant barriers to its commercial use. 

26th Mar 2021

NPANews

Volunteers wanted to test new livestock traceability service


The new Livestock Information Service is seeking help to test help it build the new multi-species livestock traceability service for England. 

24th Mar 2021

NPANews

Rob Mutimer elected as new NPA chairman


Norfolk outdoor pig producer Rob Mutimer has been elected as the new chairman of the National Pig Association (NPA).

23rd Mar 2021

Environment

Farmers encouraged to take part in rodenticide resistance study


Farmers are being urged to help create a more accurate national picture of resistance to rodenticides in rats and mice.