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3rd Mar 2017

Prices

Danish Crowns makes UK foodservice acquisition


Danish Crown has increased its presence in the UK foodservice sector, with the acquisition of Leivers Brothers in the Midlands.

2nd Mar 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA welcomes 'ground-breaking' Real Welfare report for pigs 


The NPA has welcomed the findings of a ground-breaking report on animal welfare data covering nearly 5.5 million pigs over three years.

2nd Mar 2017

HealthWelfare

Gene editing project creates PRRS resistant pig


Pigs that may be protected from the PRRS virus have been produced following a collaborative project between Genus and the Roslin Institute.

1st Mar 2017

Brussels

NPA welcomes report confirming 'very low risk' posed by LA-MRSA


The NPA has welcomed an assessment by the FSA confirming that the risk of foodborne-illness from Livestock-Associated (LA) MRSA is 'very low'.

1st Mar 2017

Brussels

Big hike forecast in pig farm incomes for 2016/17


Average income on specialist pig farms is forcecast to more than double to £57,000 in 2016/17 on the back of vastly improved pig prices.

1st Mar 2017

NPANews

Young farmers join the Co-op's leadership training scheme


Two young pig farmers from the south of England have secured places on a prestigious training scheme run by the Co-operative.

28th Feb 2017

NPANews

AHDB Pork announces four new board members


AHDB Pork has announced the identity of four new board membersm who will replace members whose terms of office end on March 31.

28th Feb 2017

Prices

Retailers importing more bacon - latest Porkwatch survey


The latest Porkwatch survey shows retailers are importing considerably more bacon than a year ago, when UK producer prices were in a downward spiral.

28th Feb 2017

NPANews

NPA heads to Downing Street for Brexit talks


The NPA is heading to Downing Street today to outline its priorities for Brexit, ahead of the triggering of Article 50 in March.

27th Feb 2017

NPANews

Online sellers of rodenticides given rules reminder


Online sellers of rodenticides have been reminded that the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime requires the same stringent point-of-sale controls for them as for all other outlets.

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