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In association with NFU, National Pig Association is active on behalf of members in Brussels and Whitehall, and with processors, caterers and supermarkets

Today's News

23rd Aug 2017

HealthWelfare

Georgina reassures public on Hepatitis E in BBC interview


NPA senior policy advisor Georgina Crayford has urged the public to buy Red Tractor assured pork if they are concerned about Hepatitis E. 

23rd Aug 2017

Prices

UK clean pig slaughterings down 6% on 2016 in year to July


UK clean pig slaughterings fell by 4% on the year in July to 828,500 head, according to latest data from Defra.

22nd Aug 2017

Prices

Lidl moves up the supermarket rankings


The supermarket landscape continues to change, with discounters Lidl and Aldi both making big strides forward. 

22nd Aug 2017

NPANews

Looking for a job in the pig industry?


Four new job adverts, including two vacancies for unit managers, a stockperson and a trainee stockperson, have been posted on the forum.

21st Aug 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA welcomes fall in Hepatitis E cases as imported pork again linked to UK cases


The NPA has welcomed figures showing a decline in human Hepatitis E cases in England and Wales.

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Upcoming Events

5th Sep 2017

Brussels

NPA producer group


Sept 5, 2017

14th Sep 2017

Brussels

Developing Fit For Purpose Water Systems


An afternoon workshop aimed at building suppliers and vets, led by Jamie Robertson, Director of Livestock Management Systems Ltd., looking at the requirements for cleaning and putting chemicals and medication into water systems.

20th Sep 2017

Brussels

NPA AIG meeting


Sept 20, 2017

26th Sep 2017

Brussels

Small Scale Producer Meeting


An evening meeting with specialist pig vet, Richard Pearson.

3rd Oct 2017

Brussels

George Vet Group Pig Fair


George Veterinary Group Pig Fair, Wincanton Racecourse, Wincanton, BA9 8BJ

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