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6th Dec 2019

NPANews

Send us your #PimpedUpPigsInBlankets!


The @GBPork Twitter feed, run by the NPA’s Andrea Vickers, is asking people to send in examples of ‘pimped up’ pigs in blankets in the run up to Christmas. 

6th Dec 2019

NPANews

Forum latest - survey request


The latest post on the forum is a request for pig producers to take part in a survey to aid research at Cardiff University.

5th Dec 2019

NPANews

Members Area latest - Security Pack update


The NPA Security Pack has been updated in the Members Area.  

5th Dec 2019

Westminster

Election analysis - where the parties stand on the big issues for pigs


Ahead of the December 12 election, the latest issue of Pig World compared the main parties’ positions on the big issues affecting the pig sector.

5th Dec 2019

NPANews

"I have rapidly gained a reputation within Defra as that crazy woman who badgers everyone on ASF"


In her latest comment article in Pig World, Zoe provides a positive update on Government-industry African swine fever preparations. 

4th Dec 2019

HealthWelfare

New cases of ASF discovered in Poland as virus moves to within 40km of German border


New cases of African swine fever (ASF) have been discovered in western Poland, taking the virus even closer to the German border. 

4th Dec 2019

Westminster

Election insight - the main parties' policies compared


NPA senior policy adviser Ed Barker has delved through the main parties election manifestos to see how their policies stack up for the pig sector. 

3rd Dec 2019

Environment

NPA signs up to letter demanding responsible soya sourcing


The NPA has joined more than 80 organisations in warning that soya imports from Brazil will be put at risk if a 13-year agreement on responsible sourcing is broken.

3rd Dec 2019

NPANews

New rules for live animal and animal products set to come in force


Importers of live animals and animal products have been reminded that the UK will implement EU Smarter rules for safer food (SRSF) regulations next week.

2nd Dec 2019

NPANews

NPA's Producer and Allied Industry Groups to combine for meetings


The NPA will hold joint meetings of its Producer Group (PG) and Allied Industry Group (AIG) next year, strengthening the links between its representative bodies.

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