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1st Nov 2019

NPANews

Ed talks African swine fever on the World Service


NPA senior policy adviser Ed Barker has been interviewed for the BBC World Service about the spread of African swine fever (ASF). 

1st Nov 2019

HealthWelfare

Antibiotics must be used optimally, not minimally - RUMA


While further reductions in antibiotic use in the pig sector are expected, the emphasis must now move towards achieving sustainable levels of use, according to RUMA. 

1st Nov 2019

HealthWelfare

Defra gives green light for £3m PRRS project


Defra has approved £3 million of funding for an ambitious industry-wide project to tackle PRRS, set to get underway in 2020.

1st Nov 2019

NPANews

NPA responds to concerns over pre-Christmas labour shortages


Labour shortages could put the pork sector under additional pressure in the run up to Christmas.

31st Oct 2019

Brussels

No country safe from African swine fever - OIE


The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has warned that no countries are safe from the spread of African swine fever (ASF).

30th Oct 2019

NPANews

Our thoughts on a National Food Strategy


NPA senior policy adviser Ed Barker sets out the NPA's core thoughts on the National Food Strategy. 

29th Oct 2019

HealthWelfare

Antibiotic sales in the UK continue to decline


The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) has confirmed sales of antibiotics for use in food-producing animals have reduced by 53% in just four years between 2014 and 2018.

28th Oct 2019

NPANews

Northern Regional - have your booked your place yet?


Last but by no means least, the Northern Regional meeting takes in York on Tuesday. There is still time to book your place. 

25th Oct 2019

NPANews

Spreading the ASF message


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has been spreading the important ASF messages this week. 

25th Oct 2019

Prices

You Can't Always Get What You Want


Mixed messages from the market place as far as pig meat values are concerned... 

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