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3rd Feb 2020

NPANews

More than 370 complaints over 'How to Steal Pigs' programme


Media watchdog Ofcom has received more than 370 complaints about the controversial Channel 4 programme ‘How to Steal Pigs and Influence People’.

3rd Feb 2020

HealthWelfare

RUMA welcomes 'helpful' new antibiotic categorisation advice


The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has published helpful new advice on the risk categorisation of antibiotics for use in animals. 

31st Jan 2020

NPANews

Forum latest - invitation to take part in interesting research project


The latest post on the forum comes from Phil Stephenson, who is encouraging producers to take part in a new research project on sustainability. 

30th Jan 2020

Brussels

NPA submits complaint to Ofcom over 'How to Steal Pigs' programme


NPA has submitted a formal complaint to Ofcom regarding the Channel 4 programme ‘How to Steal People and Influence People’. 

30th Jan 2020

HealthWelfare

UK and Australia join forces in African swine fever exercise


The UK and the New South Wales government in Australia will collaborate this week on a joint, simulated exercise to practice biosecurity measures in the event of an ASF outbreak. 

29th Jan 2020

Westminster

Agriculture Bill briefing - the good and where it could be improved


The NPA's Ed Barker has put together a detailed briefing on the era-defining Agriculture Bill, published earlier this month. 

29th Jan 2020

NPANews

Members' Area post - farm incursions latest


In a new post in the Members' Area, Lizzie Wilson has some advice for producers, following the latest farm incursion.

28th Jan 2020

HealthWelfare

Theresa Villiers confirms desire to phase out farrowing crates


Defra Secretary Theresa Villiers has confirmed that the Government is looking to phase out the use of farrowing crates on pig farms.

28th Jan 2020

NPANews

Food standards rally to take place in Westminster


Farmers from across the country will head to Westminster at the end of March to make a 'rallying call' to Government on post-Brexit food standards. 

27th Jan 2020

NPANews

Co-op cuts nitrite levels by 60% on all its bacon lines


The Co-op is reducing the amount of nitrites used in its own-label British bacon range by 60% in a significant move for the retailer. 

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