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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.

5th Sep 2018

HealthWelfare

Victory for pig industry as 'misleading' Viva! advert banned


The Advertising Standards Authority has banned a ‘misleading’ cinema advert from vegan campaign group Viva! that claimed 90% of pigs are factory farmed.

3rd Sep 2018

HealthWelfare

ASF risk levels raised following Romania outbreaks


The risk of products contaminated with the African swine virus (ASF) entering the UK has been raised from 'low' to 'medium'.

3rd Sep 2018

NPANews

See the trailer for the new Red Tractor TV advertising campaign


Red Tractor has given the first glimpse into what its major new advertising campaign will look like. 

3rd Sep 2018

HealthWelfare

China imposes transport restrictions after sixth ASF outbreak confirmed


China has imposed new transport restrictions after the authorities confirmed a sixth case of African swine fever (ASF).

31st Aug 2018

Brussels

No bacon butty crisis, but weather could hit costs


The NPA has allayed fears of a ‘bacon butty crisis’, but has stressed that the cost of producing pigs will be hit by the summer drought.

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