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12th Sep 2018

HealthWelfare

#VaccinesWork - new campaign launched to encourage better vaccine use


A new campaign has been launched to encourage more effective use of vaccination across the livestock industry.

10th Sep 2018

Brussels

Red Tractor to introduce 'modular standards' in major shake-up


Red Tractor has announced plans for the biggest shake-up in the assurance scheme’s 19-year history in a bid to turn it into the ‘flagship of British food and farming’.

10th Sep 2018

HealthWelfare

CMO praises pig industry antibiotic success again


The UK’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO) has again praised the work of the pig sector in reducing and refining antibiotic use.

10th Sep 2018

Brussels

Why we need greater awareness of LA-MRSA in the pig industry


Prevalence of LA-MRSA is believed to be low in the UK pig, but there is a need for greater awareness of the problem within the industry.

8th Sep 2018

Prices

No particular place to go


A rather underwhelming day for sellers with the SPP continuing its downward drift and dropping by 0.43p to 148.28

7th Sep 2018

Brussels

Ed's Brexit Roundup - Why 'No Deal' is not a good deal for the pig industry


In the September issue of Pig World, Ed gave his perspective on what a 'No Deal' might mean for the pig industry. 

7th Sep 2018

HealthWelfare

Chinese ASF cases rise to 13 as UN holds emergency meeting


Thirteen cases of African swine fever (ASF) have now been confirmed in China, including four on Thursday and eight since Sunday. 

7th Sep 2018

NPANews

Taiwan port export certificates now available


The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) has annoucned that the new certificate for the export of pig meat to Taiwan is now available. 

6th Sep 2018

Brussels

NPA highlights need for permanent EU labour, after SAWS announcement


The NPA has stressed the need for the Government to recognise the importance of permanent EU labour after we leave the EU. 

5th Sep 2018

HealthWelfare

NPA welcomes FSA report on levels of AMR in retail pork mince


The NPA has welcomed the publication of a major report confirming that the risk to consumers from drug-resistant bacteria in pork mince is very low.

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