Friday, July 8, 2022

Pork


NZ pork ‘under serious threat’

NZ pork ‘under serious threat’

ByAnnette ScottJul 6, 2022
New Zealand consumers have been enjoying commercially farmed pork produced by NZ pig farmers since the 1850s but that could be coming to an end. Sheffield pig farmer Sean Molloy says the industry is under serious threat and he has…

More time to have your say on pig welfare

ByBusinessDeskJun 14, 2022
The Ministry for Primary Industries has agreed to extend the consultation time on a controversial draft code of welfare for pigs for two weeks.  The move came after discussions with…

Rules make sow’s ear out of silk purse

ByAlan EmersonJun 8, 2022
Every now and again something happens that strikes me as crazy, counter-productive and idiotic and that’s currently the case with the bureaucratic nonsense over our pork industry. Years ago I…

Pig welfare code would push prices up more than 18%

ByAnnette ScottJun 8, 2022
New Zealand consumers will pay significantly more for locally-produced pork if proposed changes to the industry’s code of welfare go ahead.  A financial impact report reveals the proposed reforms will…


Concern draft code will hurt piglet welfare

Concern draft code will hurt piglet welfare

ByColin WilliscroftMay 9, 2022
The recently released draft welfare code for pigs will not only have a negative effect on farmers and piglet welfare,…
NZPork looks in-house for new CEO

NZPork looks in-house for new CEO

ByStaff reporterMar 28, 2022
Brent Kleiss joined NZPork as policy manager last year and will begin his new role in May.Brent Kleiss has been…
NZPork backs new food labelling regulations

NZPork backs new food labelling regulations

ByStaff reporterFeb 1, 2022
BUY LOCAL: NZPork chief executive David Baines says New Zealanders expect and prefer the meat they buy to have been…
Baines set to leave NZ Pork

Baines set to leave NZ Pork

ByStaff reporterDec 6, 2021
After three years at NZ Pork, chief executive David Baines has tendered his resignation.NZ Pork chief executive David Baines has…
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