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20th Jun 2018

HealthWelfare

NPA welcomes PRRS gene editing PRRS breakthrough


The NPA has welcomed a scientific breakthrough that could in the future protect pigs against, one of the world's most damaging pig diseases. 

20th Jun 2018

NPANews

Important update for members


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has posted an important update in the members' area. All members are urged to read it. 

19th Jun 2018

Brussels

EU ban on prophylactic use of antibiotics in groups confirmed


The EU ban on prophylactic use of antibiotics in groups of animals has been confirmed following discussions between the main decision making bodies in Brussels.

19th Jun 2018

NPANews

Treasury seeking views on red diesel


The Treasury has issued a call for evidence on the use of red diesel to better understand barriers to a move to cleaner alternative sources of power.

18th Jun 2018

NPANews

AHDB renews lab partnership to fight food fraud


AHDB is renewing its partnership North Yorkshire laboratory to help battle fraud in the pork supply chain. 

16th Jun 2018

Prices

Mind the Gap


Although demand for GB pig meat continues to be well maintained, this is not the case in Europe and poor demand has hit prices hard.

15th Jun 2018

Brussels

Defra aiming to publish Agriculture Bill next month


Defra Secretary Michael Gove has told MPs the Department is planning to publish the Agriculture next month. 

14th Jun 2018

HealthWelfare

CMO praises pig industry's antibiotic progress


The Government’s Chief Medical Officer has praised the UK pig sector for the progress it has made in reducing antibiotic usage but has stressed the job is still only ‘half done’.

14th Jun 2018

NPANews

Pig producers urged to take part in sustainability research project


Researchers from Newcastle University are looking for volunteers to take part in a research project on sustainability in pig production across Europe.

13th Jun 2018

Prices

NPA calls for more resource to promote British food


The NPA has called on the Government to dedicate more funding and resource to promoting British food abroad and securing trade deals.

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