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5th Jul 2017

HealthWelfare

Five years 'should be sufficient time to adapt to zinc oxide ban'


Five years should be sufficient time for the UK pig industry to adapt to life without zinc oxide, according to pig medicine specialist David Burch.

5th Jul 2017

Prices

EU pig price reaches highest level since 2013


EU pig prices have reached their highest level since October 2013. 

4th Jul 2017

Brussels

New Shadow Defra Minister appointed


Vegetarian Stroud MP David Drew has been appointed as a Shadow Defra Minister, as Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn reshuffles of his junior Ministers.

 

4th Jul 2017

NPANews

Members area - activist update


We have an update on the latest animal rights activity targeting the pig sector. 

3rd Jul 2017

HealthWelfare

EFSA confirms safe levels for nitrites and nitrates added to food


The British Meat Processors Association has welcomed EFSA’s conclusions that levels of nitrites and nitrates added to food are safe.

3rd Jul 2017

Brussels

How Chinese consumers are buying into the story behind British pork


Chinese consumers like the story behind British pork, according to the NPA’s Georgina Crayford, who has recently had a close-up glimpse of China's retail pork sector. 

30th Jun 2017

Prices

Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head


The latest SPP has continued has continued to recover from the dark days of spring 2016 when it stood at a mere 112p.

29th Jun 2017

HealthWelfare

Welfare award for Newcastle University's Sandra Edwards


Newcastle University’s Professor Sandra Edwards has been recognised for her research into animal welfare.

28th Jun 2017

Brussels

African Swine Fever detected in Czech Republic


African Swine Fever (ASF) has been detected in the Czech Republic for the first time, confirming further spread of the virus in Eastern Europe. 

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