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8th Feb 2018

Prices

Global pork supply to rise in first quarter of 2018


Global pork supply is forecast to increase further in the first quarter 2018, mainly driven by the US, Canada, and Brazil.

7th Feb 2018

NPANews

New equipment grants available - but limited options for pigs


Grants of up to £12,000 will be available to buy new farm equipment under a new £60m grants scheme announced today by George Eustice.

7th Feb 2018

NPANews

BPA opens doors to India for UK pig breeders


The BPA has signed an agreement that will see the UK pig industry support the process of pig breeding and production in India.

7th Feb 2018

Brussels

Animal rights activist banned from going near livestock


An animal rights protestor who broke into chicken sheds has been banned from going near land used for livestock or poultry farming.

6th Feb 2018

HealthWelfare

Animal welfare fourth biggest food concern, survey shows


Animal welfare ranking fourth in the areas of concern listed by the general public in the latest Food Standards Agency (FSA) Biannual Public Attitudes Tracker. 

6th Feb 2018

HealthWelfare

Major review of cutting plants announced


The FSA and FSS have announced a review of meat cutting premises and cold stores in response to two recent high profile scandals.

5th Feb 2018

NPANews

Members' area update


An update has been posted in the members' area about the NPA's response to claims made by vegan campaigners. 

5th Feb 2018

HealthWelfare

Zoe puts the record straight on O'Neill antibiotic claims


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies was able to set the record straight after claims made Lord Jim O’Neill about the pig industry at a Global Superbugs event.

5th Feb 2018

Environment

'Massive extent' of resistance to rodenticide identified in south


Rats in some parts of the country are becoming resistant to some of the most widely-used poison baits, a new study has found. 

2nd Feb 2018

Prices

NPA welcomes new China trade appointment


The NPA has welcomed the appointment of a UK Trade Commissioner for China.

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