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7th Apr 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA chief executive outlines antibiotic progress to FSA


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has updated the FSA Board on the excellent progress being made within the pig sector towards reducing antibiotic usage.

7th Apr 2017

HealthWelfare

ForFarmers to provide antibiotic data for eMB-Pigs


ForFarmers has announced that, from next week, it will be able to provide customers with information on in-feed medication to upload into eMB-Pigs.

6th Apr 2017

Environment

Pig farmers urged to take part in Open Farm Sunday


Pig farmers are being urged to put their names forward for Open Farm Sunday, the annual event that attracts thousands of people onto farms across the country.

5th Apr 2017

Prices

Details of new autumn pork marketing campaign unveiled


A new levy-funded campaign promoting pork steaks as a mid-week meal option is set to launch in the autumn.  

5th Apr 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA welcomes Royal Society paper highlighting need for holistic approach to AMR


Reducing antibiotic consumption in animals alone will often have very limited benefits for human health, according to a new scientific paper published today.

4th Apr 2017

Environment

Seven schemes expected to qualify for rodenticide regime in 2018


Red Tractor is one of seven assurance schemes expected by the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime to qualify as proof of competence in 2018.

4th Apr 2017

Brussels

Reminder - South Central regional meeting tonight


NPA members in the South Central region are urged to come along to the association's spring regional meeting tonight, where crucial antibiotic targets will be discussed. 

3rd Apr 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA seeking your views on antibiotic targets


The NPA is today opening a consultation with members on what forthcoming long-term antibiotic targets for the pig sector should look like.

3rd Apr 2017

Brussels

NPA to call for UK welfare standards to be protected in Lords inquiry


The NPA will have the chance to feed in its views to a House of Lords inquiry into the implications of Brexit on farm animal welfare this week.

2nd Apr 2017

Brussels

Meryl Ward reflects on two years at helm of AHDB Pork


Meryl Ward has spoken of her pride at the progress made during her two years as chair of AHDB Pork. But further change within the levy body is needed, she said.  

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