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31st Jan 2017

NPANews

Family announces death of Malcolm Easey


It is with great sadness that the Easey family have announced the death of Malcolm Easey on January 29, 2017, following a brief illness bravely borne.

31st Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

Antibiotic-free labelling 'very misleading'


Antibiotic-free labels can be 'very misleading', the NPA has warned in a new briefing on the increasingly prominent topic. 

31st Jan 2017

PlanningHousing

Work starts on 15,000-pig unit in Northern Ireland


Work has started on a new state-of-the-art pig farm in Northern Ireland which is set to become one of the largest in the UK.

30th Jan 2017

NPANews

BMPA unveils new Pork Scheme partnership


The BMPA has linked with food safety and certification providers Acoura to give its Pork Scheme members a 'wider choice”' of audit providers.

30th Jan 2017

Prices

Pork sales down but bacon and sausage volumes on the up


The latest retail sales data for pigmeat showed mixed results for the last quarter of 2016, with pork sales down but bacon and sausage volumes up.

30th Jan 2017

NPANews

BVA speaks out against Trump travel ban


The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has spoken out over US President Donald Trump’s travel ban, after a UK vet was caught up in it. 

28th Jan 2017

Brussels

NPA seeks assurances over Tesco-Booker deal


The NPA will be seeking assurances about the impact of Tesco’s takeover of Booker on the pork supply chain.

27th Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA puts the record straight over use of PMSG in pigs


The NPA has written to national newspapers that printed misleading stories over the links between the PMSG hormone and British meat.  

27th Jan 2017

Prices

Retailers stocking less British pigmeat, survey shows


The proportion of British pork on supermarket shelves fell across the board towards the end of 2016, with Asda’s performance in particular branded 'dreadful' by NPA.

26th Jan 2017

NPANews

NPA responds to media articles on horse blood


The NPA has issued a response to the media stories suggesting British pig farms are at the centre of a ‘cruel horse hormone torture scandal’.

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