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4th Dec 2017

NPANews

NPA response to 'Raised Without Antibiotic' pork launch


The NPA has described claims made to accompany the launch of a new ‘Raised Without Antibiotic’ pork range as ‘confused and deeply misleading’.

4th Dec 2017

Westminster

Defra unveils new Chief Veterinary Officer


Defra has announced that Christine Middlemiss has been appointed as the UK’s next Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO), replacing Nigel Gibbens.

4th Dec 2017

Brussels

NPA welcomes organic derogation extensions for pig and poultry feed


The NPA and NFU have welcomed a decision to extend two derogations for organic pig and poultry for a further 12 months.

4th Dec 2017

NPANews

British pig sector can be 'very  proud' of its animal health


Hats off to the pig industry’s allied trades… they're now fielding seven candidates in NPA’s Allied Industry Group election. 

3rd Dec 2017

NPANews

More price cuts to come... but we'll stay in the black


Most participants in voteNPA’s Pig Cycle Poll believe we’re around half-way towards the bottom of the cycle already.

3rd Dec 2017

NPANews

ForFarmers candidate brings continental perspective to antibiotics challenge


ForFarmers pig feed sales director Craig Saunders has stepped forward as a candidate in NPA’s Allied Industry Group election.

2nd Dec 2017

NPANews

Why we should support the NPA elections and the NPA


I am also ‘a simple pig farmer’ and would like to give an insight into why all producers should care about the NPA producer group elections and the NPA…

2nd Dec 2017

Prices

Don't Bring me Down


Although the influential German producer price has remained at 1.45 EUR for the 6th week running, unfortunately UK producer prices continue to head south. 

1st Dec 2017

Brussels

McDonald's apologises for bacon shortage


McDonald's was forced to apologise to consumers today, after running out of bacon.

1st Dec 2017

NPANews

Work for UK to do on sow productivity


Sow productivity continues to limit the competitiveness of GB pig production, according to a new report from InterPIG.

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