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1st Nov 2019


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


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


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).

30th Oct 2019


Our thoughts on a National Food Strategy

NPA senior policy adviser Ed Barker sets out the NPA's core thoughts on the National Food Strategy. 

29th Oct 2019


Antibiotic sales in the UK continue to decline

The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) has confirmed sales of antibiotics for use in food-producing animals have reduced by 53% in just four years between 2014 and 2018.

28th Oct 2019


Northern Regional - have your booked your place yet?

Last but by no means least, the Northern Regional meeting takes in York on Tuesday. There is still time to book your place. 

25th Oct 2019


Spreading the ASF message

NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has been spreading the important ASF messages this week. 

25th Oct 2019


You Can't Always Get What You Want

Mixed messages from the market place as far as pig meat values are concerned... 

24th Oct 2019


Tulip begins consultation over closure of Bodmin site

Tulip has began a consultation on closing its 'unsustainable' Bodmin site, putting 270 jobs at risk.

23rd Oct 2019


Trotter export approval for six plants

Six UK pork processing sites have been granted official approval to export trotters to China, in a new agreement announced today.