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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


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


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


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


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


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


NPA producer group

Sept 5, 2017

14th Sep 2017


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


NPA AIG meeting

Sept 20, 2017

26th Sep 2017


Small Scale Producer Meeting

An evening meeting with specialist pig vet, Richard Pearson.

3rd Oct 2017


George Vet Group Pig Fair

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

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