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17th Feb 2017

Environment

Industry urged to continue responsible rodenticide use


The farmimg industry has been warned it must continue to to demonstrate responsible use of rodenticide products in order to avoid further restrictions.

16th Feb 2017

Westminster

Full transcript of NPA EFRA hearing published


The full transcript of NPA chief executive Zoe Davies' evidence session evidence session to MPs on the EFRA Committee is now available online.

16th Feb 2017

NPANews

Last chance to apply to join award-winning NPA team


Potential applicants have until the end of this week to apply for an exciting new role to join the NPA's award-winning team.  

15th Feb 2017

Brussels

Commission grants special status to Welsh pigs


Pork from traditionally reared Pedigree Welsh Pigs has been granted Traditional Specialities Guaranteed (TSG) status by the European Commission.

15th Feb 2017

Brussels

Red Tractor issues guidance on eMB-Pigs requirement


Red Tractor Assurance has published advice on the new pork scheme requirement to record antibiotic data coming in later this year. 

14th Feb 2017

Prices

AHDB pork outlook - market firm but global production a threat


The pork market is set to remain to firm over the first half of 2017, as UK and EU supplies remain tight, according to AHDB.

14th Feb 2017

HealthWelfare

Survey highlights veterinary concerns over APHA lab changes


Changes to APHA's post mortem laboratories have affected vets' access to the facilities, according to a survey by the BVA.

14th Feb 2017

Brussels

Pig farmers urged to be vigilant after suspected Suffolk bird flu outbreak


Pig farmers have again been urged to be vigilant after bird flu restrictions were put in place in mid-Suffolk.

14th Feb 2017

Prices

AHDB Outlook webinar to examine pork prospects


AHDB's Outlook webinar, which kicks off at 10.30am today, will look at the prospects for the pork sector prospects as the UK prepares to leave the EU.

13th Feb 2017

Brussels

NPA duo make the case to retain zinc oxide in radio interviews


NPA senior policy advisor Georgina Crayford and vice chairman Richard Longthorp appeared on Radio Humberside this morning to discuss zinc oxide.

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