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13th Jul 2017

HealthWelfare

Gloucester wild boar hits the headlines


The burgeoning Forest of Dean wild boar population is becoming ever bolder, if images posted by Gloucester police are anything to go by.

13th Jul 2017

HealthWelfare

French pig farmers take CIWF to court over 'illegal' boycott call


CIWF is being sued by French pig farmers who claim the charity's message not buy meat from 'intensive farms' amounts to an illegal call for a boycott.

12th Jul 2017

Westminster

Parish re-elected as EFRA chair


Devon MP Neil Parish has been re-elected as chair of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee.

12th Jul 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA responds to EFSA Hepatitis E opinion


The NPA has stressed that the risk of Hepatitis E infection from thoroughly cooked pork remains low in response to EFSA's latest opinion on the virus.

11th Jul 2017

HealthWelfare

Defra and HSA to fund research into pig stunning methods


The NPA has responsed to news that funding is being made available for research into alternatives to carbon dioxide (CO2) to stun pigs. 

11th Jul 2017

Westminster

Early Day Motion backs British pig welfare standards


An Commons Early Day Motion (EDM) highlighting the need to maintain British farm animal welfare standards after we leave the EU has been tabled.

11th Jul 2017

NPANews

Forum entry - Chris Brant didn't do apathy


Richard Longthorp, chair of the Chris Brant Award judging panel, has reminded members there is still time to get your nomination in. 

11th Jul 2017

NPANews

Members area updates


Two new posts have been added to the members' area. 

11th Jul 2017

Brussels

Red Tractor vets must be PVS members from October 1


Members of the Red Tractor pigs scheme have been reminded that all vets registered under the scheme must be members of the PVS from October 1.

10th Jul 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA urges vigilance after rise in PEDv cases in Canada


The NPA has urged anyone involved in importing pigs to be vigilant following news that PEDv is again circulating in Canada.

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