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18th Nov 2016

NPANews

Still time to book for Young NPA conference and dinner


Today (November 18) is the deadline to book for this year's Young NPA conference and dinner, in London, in December. There are still a few places left. 

17th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

Wellcome Trust urged to remove 'shocking antibiotic propaganda' video


The Wellcome Trust has provoked an angry response from the livestock sector over a misleading video posted to mark World Antibiotic Awareness Week. 

17th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

NPA welcomes report showing significant decline in sales of antibiotics for pigs


The NPA has welcomed encouraging new data confirming a steady reduction in sales of antibiotics for use on pig farms.

17th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

VARSS report - more reaction


Confirmation of a notable reduction in sales of antibiotics for UK livestock has been welcomed by the Government and the livestock industry. 

17th Nov 2016

Prices

Cranswick establishes presence in Northern Ireland


Cranswick, one of the UK's biggest pork processors, has established a significant presence in Northern Ireland with the acquisition of Dunbia Ballymena.cranswick

16th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

Are you an Antibiotic Guardian?


The NPA is urging all members to become Antibiotic Guardians by signing up to a simple pledge. 

16th Nov 2016

Environment

More activity - members' update


We have been made aware of yet more animal rights activity targeting the pig sector.

15th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

New website launched to explain the facts about antibiotics in livestock


The RUMA alliance has launched a new website explaining the facts about antibiotic use in livestock and offering advice on tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

15th Nov 2016

Environment

Animal rights activity - update


We have an update on the ongoing activity of animal rights campaigners targeted at the pig sector. 

14th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

RUMA hits back at medics' calls for antibiotic ban


The RUMA alliance has issued a strongly worded response to calls by medics for an immediate UK ban on preventative mass medication of farmed livestock.

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