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19th Sep 2019

NPANews

Updated Welfare Code - what you need to know


The recently updated pig welfare Code of Practice sets out a number of new requirements for pig producers, but for the vast majority, it should not be too onerous.

19th Sep 2019

Brussels

70% of households have bought pork with 'outdoor claim'


Seven in every 10 household will have purchased a pork product with an outdoor claim in the past year, according to data from Kantar. 

19th Sep 2019

Brussels

China continues to drive pork export growth


Increased demand from China continued to drive growth in UK pork exports over the summer.

18th Sep 2019

NPANews

Forum latest - will ASF risk level be raised?


The latest poster on the form asks if the ASF risk level is going to be raised, given Defra's assessment of the likelihood of an outbreak. 

17th Sep 2019

HealthWelfare

African swine fever confirmed in South Korea


African swine fever (ASF) has been confirmed in South Korea, as the virus continues to spread across Asia. 

17th Sep 2019

Brussels

RUMA conference to ask: What next for antibiotic reductions?


The 2019 RUMA conference, focusing on building on UK farming’s reductions in antibiotic use, will take place in London at the October. 

16th Sep 2019

Westminster

Minister admits ASF outbreak likely within a year - NPA demands more urgency


A Government Minister admitted an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) is likely in the UK within a year.

14th Sep 2019

NPANews

NPA Autumn Regional meetings - put the date in your diary!


The NPA Autumn Regional meetings get underway in Exeter in the first week of October. We suggest you put the date in your diary now!

14th Sep 2019

Prices

Catch It Like A Fever


Although the SPP took a surprise downward step, the general feeling seems to be that UK pig meat prices will continue to improve.

13th Sep 2019

HealthWelfare

Irish farmers call for ASF import ban


The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) has called on the Government to ban on pork imports from countries affected by African Swine Fever in their commercial herd.

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