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22nd Jun 2017

Prices

Producer share of retail price reaches three-and-a-half year high


The producer’s share of the retail pork price has reached its highest point since December 2013, after increasing marginally in May to reaching 43.2%,

21st Jun 2017

HealthWelfare

Zinc oxide to be phased out at EU level by 2022


The European Commission has confirmed the EU-wide ban on the use of zinc oxide at medicinal levels in piglet feed, giving member states up to five years to phase it out.

21st Jun 2017

Westminster

New Agriculture Bill in Queen's Speech


The Queen's Speech, setting out the Government's legislative programme for the next two years, includes an Agriculture Bill.

21st Jun 2017

HealthWelfare

Study suggests wild boar pose a threat to human health


Soaring populations of wild boar could pose a risk to human health, according to researchers.

20th Jun 2017

HealthWelfare

eMB-Pigs uptake reaches 70% mark


Antibiotic data representing 70% of 2016 English pig slaughterings has now been loaded onto the eMB-Pigs database.

19th Jun 2017

Brussels

NPA position on Brexit as formal talks begin


As formal Brexit negotiations begin, here is a reminder of our priorities for the negotiations. 

17th Jun 2017

Prices

Let it Be


Another positive day for sellers and prices firmer than the current Government is looking at present, with the SPP rising by 0.85p to stand at 161.70p. 

17th Jun 2017

NPANews

Members' area update


We have posted an update in the members area that might be relevant to certain members. 

15th Jun 2017

Westminster

NPA sends open letter to Michael Gove


NPA chairman Richard Lister has sent an open letter to new Defra Secretary Michael Gove outlining the association's position on Brexit.

15th Jun 2017

HealthWelfare

New antibiotic label must not be used as gimmick - NPA


The NPA has given its response to a new label on bacon informing consumers pigs have been ‘Raised Without Antibiotics’.

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