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6th Nov 2019

Brussels

Third countries reassured on ASF risk of PAP products


The meat industry by-products sector has sought to reassure third countries that imports of processed animal proteins (PAPs) and animal fats pose no ASF risk. 

6th Nov 2019

NPANews

Hugh joins the board of the Institution of Agricultural Engineers


Farmex’s managing director Hugh Crabtree has been appointed to the board of the Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE).

5th Nov 2019

NPANews

Anna to showcase British pork in red meat campaign


Anna Longthorp, who runs Anna's Happy Trotters, in East Yorkshire, will help showcase British pork, as part of a wider red meat campaign during November. 

4th Nov 2019

NPANews

Deadline to accept Defra grants approaching


Producers who have successfully applied for Defra Countryside Productivity Small Grants have until November 10 to accept their offers. 

1st Nov 2019

NPANews

Ed talks African swine fever on the World Service


NPA senior policy adviser Ed Barker has been interviewed for the BBC World Service about the spread of African swine fever (ASF). 

1st Nov 2019

HealthWelfare

Antibiotics must be used optimally, not minimally - RUMA


While further reductions in antibiotic use in the pig sector are expected, the emphasis must now move towards achieving sustainable levels of use, according to RUMA. 

1st Nov 2019

HealthWelfare

Defra gives green light for £3m PRRS project


Defra has approved £3 million of funding for an ambitious industry-wide project to tackle PRRS, set to get underway in 2020.

1st Nov 2019

NPANews

NPA responds to concerns over pre-Christmas labour shortages


Labour shortages could put the pork sector under additional pressure in the run up to Christmas.

31st Oct 2019

Brussels

No country safe from African swine fever - OIE


The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has warned that no countries are safe from the spread of African swine fever (ASF).

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