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TODAY'S NEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Retailers continue to creep away from British pork products
October 24, 2014
The latest Porkwatch results show retailers increasingly stocking imported pork and pork products instead of British. Comparing the September Porkwatch results published today with results from two months ago…

Another way to fund anaerobic digesters
October 24, 2014
At South of the the Humber pig discussion group's first meeting of the season, producers will hear from a company that finances on-farm anaerobic digestion projects using city money for the investment and giving the farmer a long-term return on the deal.

NPA to brief MPs on tail-docking and manipulable materials
October 24, 2014
NPA chief executive Zoe Davies will next week be giving evidence on pig welfare to the the All Party Parliamentary Group on Eggs, Pigs and Poultry, when she will have some key points to make to the MPs.

Danes seek answers to complex pig welfare issues
October 124, 2014
A two-day conference on improving pig welfare is being held by the Danish agriculture ministry in Copenhagen in March.

Field trials coordinator appointed
October 24, 2014
A field trials coordinator has been appointed by BPEX as part of its restructuring. He is Dr Peter Dunne who will run field trials on a day-to-day basis and also be responsible for choosing locations for the trials to take place where the correct facilities exist.

Spot prices continue down
October 24, 2014
Traffic Lights sees minimum spot falling another 3p today.

Vegetarians fire more blanks
October 24, 2014
A study into sperm count and diet found vegetarian men to have significantly lower sperm motility and concentration.

Russia steps up meat embargo
October 23, 2014
Russia has widened its embargo on European Union food imports to include beef and pork offal, animal meal and fats.

Prices continue their precipitous descent
October 22, 2014
Both the Standard Pig Price and the Average Pig Price continued their precipitous descent today as Europe continues to wallow in a glut of cheap pork, which is proving too attractive for British retailers and manufacturers to resist.

The National Pig Association is the representative trade association for British commercial pig producers
and is allied to the NFU and represents the pig interests of NFU members.
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