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NPA POSITION STATEMENTS AND BRIEFINGS

The NPA covers a wide range of topics that directly affect pig producers and the allied industries. Below are some of the briefings we have prepared to keep members and other interested stakeholders up to date with the hot topics of the day.

 

BREXIT AND POLITICS

UK tariffs on pork in the event of a ‘No Deal’ Brexit scenario - NEW


Agriculture Bill briefing for EFRA Committee and MPs


APPG report – Standing up for British Food Production 


Westminster Brief (Autumn 2018)


Brexit opportunities and threats


 

AFRICAN SWINE FEVER/FERAL BOAR CONTROL

African swine fever briefing - NEW


Feral wild boar briefing


NPA position on feeding waste food to pigs 


 

PIG HEALTH AND ANTIBIOTICS

Pig Industry Antibiotic Stewardship Programme (updated version)


Antibiotic Stewardship Programme (original May 2016 version)


LA-MRSA briefing


Use of antibiotics for prophylaxis in pigs


Antibiotic use in pigs briefing


Hepatitis E briefing


Colistin briefing


Salmonella briefing 



ANIMAL WELFARE

Farrowing crates briefing (updated)


Slatted floors briefing


Tail docking briefing 


Welfare in the British pig industry briefing


Piglet euthanasia briefing


Stunning of pigs with carbon dioxide 


Castration briefing


Weaning age briefing


Tooth reduction briefing


 

ENVIRONMENT, HOUSING AND PLANNING

Larger-scale farms


Planning guidance 




LABELLING 

Policy briefing on production systems


Antibiotic Labelling Briefing


Country of Origin Labelling


Method of Production labelling 


 

Useful external websites 

Pork provenance website - website explaining the different methods and labels of pig production


This is British farming video - levy-funded video showcasing different systems of pig production


 

INDUSTRY ISSUES AND ADVICE

NPA Imports Protocol 


Movement Q&As


 

CONSULTATION RESPONSES

NPA Command Paper response (May 2018)


NPA response to House of Lord biosecurity inquiry (October 2018)


NPA response to Defra consultation on Clean Air Strategy (August 2018)


Environment Agency charges consultation response (January 2018)


 

FURTHER INFORMATION

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