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17th Jan 2017

Prices

FAO forecasts 'more pressure' for pork prices


Global meat prices fell by 7 per cent year-on-year in 2016, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.

16th Jan 2017

Environment

Important information on new NVZ designations


Defra has started to issue notices to farmers it believes now fall within Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ), following the latest re-designation.

14th Jan 2017

Westminster

NPA heading to Downing Street for Brexit talks


The National Pig Association has been invited to Downing Street to outline its views and concerns ahead of crucial Government Brexit negotiations.

13th Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

Urgent - please fill in our survey to support the case for zinc


NPA is running a survey to gather information to back our case to retain the ability to use zinc in piglet diets.

12th Jan 2017

NPANews

Members update


We have posted an update in the members' area. 

12th Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

APHA issues food waste warning to pig and poultry keepers


APHA has issued a warning farmers and smallholders not to feed catering or kitchen waste to pigs and poultry, even if they are being kept as pets.

11th Jan 2017

Prices

NPA calls for Adjudicator remit to be extended


The NPA has called for the remit of the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) to be extended to cover the entire supply chain.

11th Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

RUMA funding triples as alliance leads antibiotic drive


Funding for the RUMA Alliance has more than tripled this year as it oversees the drive to reduce antibiotics on farms. 

10th Jan 2017

Westminster

Defra to move in with Home Office as savings bite


Defra is moving. The Department's staff will move into premises occupied by the Home Office in early 2018, saving an estimated £2m a year.

10th Jan 2017

NPANews

Whitbread apologises after adding pork to lasagne dishes


Restaurant chain Whitbread has apologised after it emerged some of its restaurants have been adding pork to lasagne dishes, without telling customers.

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