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6th Dec 2017

NPANews

Zoetis vet stands for election to Allied Industry Group 


Allied trades are now fielding eight candidates in the NPA elections. Latest to toss her high-achiever hat in the ring is Zoetis' Laura Hancox.

5th Dec 2017

NPANews

Discussion group to explore Brexit threats and opportunities


The NPA's Ed Barker will outline the opportunities and threats presented by Brexit at a meeting of the Suffolk Pig Discussion Group on Wednesday.

5th Dec 2017

NPANews

Forum posts - antibiotic free and NPA's roots


The forum is starting to move again. We have two new entries on there - one on antibiotic free labelling and one on the NPA's history. 

5th Dec 2017

HealthWelfare

Research sheds new light on consumer approach to animal welfare


Only one in five consumers count animal welfare as one of their top priorities when buying pork products, a major new piece of consumer research shows.

5th Dec 2017

NPANews

Famous Five lead the way


So far there are five candidates for the 12 seats on NPA’s Producer Group.

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.

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