British pig industry's "green" concern
"Green" issues have become a
major concern. The British pig industry is looking toward its environmental
credentials in overcoming these environmental issues.
In ensuring that the pig industry
comes together and pulls in the same direction, the British Pig Executive (BPEX)
is joining forces with other organisations with the focus of creating an
The main aim of this strategy is
to coordinate the pig industry together with governmental activities to:
areas of co-operation and
collaboration between the industry, the government and
Develop a common vision to
achieve a sustainable environment and production industry.
"We are working with Defra, the
NPA, NFU and the Environment Agency on this because we have common goals in
seeing a sustainable environment. One of the elements will be the appointment of
a consultant to put the flesh on the bones of the discussion document and help
turn it into a finished product," said Mick Sloyan, BPEX Chief Executive.
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