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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’.

25th Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

New eMB-Pigs help video published


AHDB Pork has published a new video offering guidance on uploading antibiotics data to the eMB-Pigs database.

25th Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

EU report shows UK on 'right track' to meet AMR challenge - RUMA


The RUMA alliance has welcomed what it said it was recognition from two EU agencies that UK farming was on the right track to address the antimicrobial challenge. 

25th Jan 2017

Environment

Farmers urged to check NVZ maps as more notices sent out


The second of three tranches of NVZ notices, covering the Anglian, South East, South West and Thames River Basin districts, has been sent out this week.

24th Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

EU bodies call for re-think on antibiotic use in animals


It’s time to reduce, replace and re-think the use of antimicrobials in animals, according to two influential EU bodies.

24th Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

Join AHDB Pork's Cleaning and Disinfecting Webinar


AHDB Pork is hosting a webinar all about cleaning and disinfecting your unit on Thursday (January 26). 

23rd Jan 2017

Brussels

EU committee to re-evaluate zinc oxide decision


The evidence behind the shock recommendation to ban zinc oxide from piglet feed is to be reviewed, following a number of appeals from across the EU. 

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