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8th Oct 2018

HealthWelfare

RUMA re-states opposition to 'antibiotic free' labels


RUMA has re-stated its opposition to ‘antibiotic-free’, food labels, which it warned risk misleading the public about antibiotic use in livestock. 

8th Oct 2018

NPANews

Autumn Regional reminder - East Anglia meeting on Tuesday


The NPA's Autumn Regional meeting will take place in Diss on Tuesday night, October 9, with a focus on tail biting. 

6th Oct 2018

Prices

A hard road...


Not too many positives as far as the UK pig industry is concerned with the SPP continuing on its downward track losing another 0.47p to stand at 147.21p.

5th Oct 2018

NPANews

Farmers Weekly Pig Farmer of the Year. The winner is...


Congratulations from everyone at the NPA to the deserving winners of the Farmers Weekly Pig Farmer of the Year award. 

4th Oct 2018

NPANews

Forum entry - thoughts on a 'no deal' and sow meat?


In the latest forum entry, David Owers has some queries on the implications of a 'no deal' for the industry and particularly our trade in sow meat.  

4th Oct 2018

Brussels

Can China contain African swine fever?


With the number of outbreaks continuing to rise, there are growing concerns over China's ability to control the spread of ASF. 

4th Oct 2018

HealthWelfare

'Why I have good reason to bang on about preparing for ASF'


In her latest column for Pig World, NPA chief executive Zoe Davies explains why she has very good reason to 'bang on' about preparing for ASF. 

4th Oct 2018

NPANews

Red Tractor advertising for Pig and Poultry Technical Manager


Red Tractor is advertising for an 'experienced, enthusiastic, progressive' Pig and Poultry Technical Manager, with agriculture or food industry experience. 

3rd Oct 2018

HealthWelfare

More wild boar confirmed with African swine fever in Belgium


A total of 28 wild boar have been diagnosed with African swine fever (ASF) inside Belgium’s 240 square mile Infected Zone, according a briefing sent to the NPA.

3rd Oct 2018

HealthWelfare

Experts say consumers should not be put off red meat following cancer study


Consumers should not be put off eating red meat, a panel of experts has stated, following the latest headlines linking eating products like bacon and ham to cancer.

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