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9th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

NPA rejects Defra proposals for additional TB controls on pigs


The NPA has largely rejected Defra proposals to bring bovine TB (bTB) regulations for pigs and other non-bovines into line with those in place for cattle.

8th Nov 2016

Prices

UK pig price still on the up but falling EU prices could put the brake on


The UK pig price is continuing to rise but falling EU prices could soon put a brake on the upward trend.

7th Nov 2016

Brussels

Canadian pig industry eyes up EU trade opportunities


The Canadian pig sector is eyeing up the EU market as a potential opportunity for growth, as agreement on the EU-Canada Free Trade Agreement (CETA) draws nearer.

7th Nov 2016

Environment

Farmers reminded to up winter defences against PRRS


The NPA's senior policy advisor, Georgina Crayford, urges farmers to step up their defences against the PRRS virus as winter approaches. 

4th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

AHDB Pork chair calls for improved supply chain relationships


AHDB Pork chair Meryl Ward has called for all partners in the supply chain to forge better working relationships to ensure a fairer distribution of profits.

4th Nov 2016

NPANews

Important information on pig industry protests


We have obtained some important information for farmers and abattoirs in light of the growing attention the industry is receiving from activists.

4th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

LA-MRSA - sorting the fact from the fiction


Following the sensational headlines about the recent discovery of LA-MRSA in supermarket pork, Pig World has taken an in-depth look at the issue.  

3rd Nov 2016

NPANews

Important changes to Red Tractor Pork scheme proposed


NPA members are being encouraged to make their views known on proposed changes to the Red Tractor Pork standards, due to come into force next year.

3rd Nov 2016

Prices

Pound rises after shock Brexit High Court defeat for Government


Sterling has risen sharply following a shock High Court ruling that delay the UK's exit from the EU.

3rd Nov 2016

NPANews

Zoe gives her verdict on retailers' approach to British pork


Zoe Davies has praised one retailer for its commitment to British pork and product development, contrasting it with the differing approach of another. 

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