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24th Oct 2018

Brussels

'I could not be clearer' - Eustice offers reassurance on post-Brexit import standards


Farming Minister George Eustice has sought to reassure the pig and poultry sectors over the Government’s position on post-Brexit food import standards. 

23rd Oct 2018

HealthWelfare

MPs call for Government commitment on antibiotic use in post-Brexit imports


A committee of MPs has called on the Government to commit to requiring post-Brexit imports of meat and dairy products to meet our standards of antibiotic use on farms.

22nd Oct 2018

HealthWelfare

African swine fever detected in southern China for first time


African swine fever (ASF) has been detected in southern China for the first time, prompting fears that the virus is ‘already everywhere’.

22nd Oct 2018

NPANews

AHDB seeking volunteers for pig housing survey


AHDB is seeking volunteers to take part in a survey about the current state of housing in the pig industry. 

22nd Oct 2018

NPANews

Autumn regional reminder - North meeting on Tuesday


Last but certainly not least... the final autumn regional meeting of this series will take place in York on Tuesday. 

20th Oct 2018

Prices

The Long and Winding Road


Although the SPP has continued its downward track losing another 0.42p to stand at 146.79p, thankfully EU mainland prices seem to have stabilised.

19th Oct 2018

HealthWelfare

Belgium Government releases €1m for ASF cull


The Belgium government has released approximately €1m to reimburse farmers for the culling of more than 4,000 pigs in the (ASF) infected zone. 

19th Oct 2018

NPANews

Next year NPA will celebrate two tempestuous decades


NPA will be celebrating  its 20th anniversary next year, with a bumper publication that will time-trawl two tempestuous decades.

19th Oct 2018

NPANews

Forum entry - thoughts on Liam Fox and ASF


The latest forum entries respond to comments made by Trade Secretary Liam Fox this week and the Belgium Government's ASF response. 

19th Oct 2018

Brussels

Did Liam Fox assure the industry over post-Brexit import standards?


Liam Fox attempted to reassure an AHDB export conference that the UK has no intention of allowing lower standard imports into the UK after we leave the EU.

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