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10th Jan 2017

Westminster

Defra to move in with Home Office as savings bite


Defra is moving. The Department's staff will move into premises occupied by the Home Office in early 2018, saving an estimated £2m a year.

10th Jan 2017

NPANews

Whitbread apologises after adding pork to lasagne dishes


Restaurant chain Whitbread has apologised after it emerged some of its restaurants have been adding pork to lasagne dishes, without telling customers.

10th Jan 2017

NPANews

Opportunity arises with Yorkshire pig business


An opportunity has arisen with a pig business operating in East and North Yorkshire.

9th Jan 2017

NPANews

NPA offers avian flu advice to pig farmers


The NPA is urging pig farmers to take steps to ensure they don't get caught up in potentially damaging avian flu restrictions.

9th Jan 2017

Brussels

NPA publishes new animal rights briefing document


The NPA has published a new document for members offering guidance on the animal rights activity increasingly being experienced within the pig sector. 

9th Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

APHA meetings - David Black award winner to issue biosecurity advice


Advice on pig health and biosecurity will be on offer from this year's David Black Award winner as APHA hosts meetings in late January/early February. 

6th Jan 2017

NPANews

Avian flu restrictions in place in North Yorkshire


Restrictions have been put in place around a premises in North Yorkshire, after H5N8 avian flu was confirmed in a small backyard poultry flock.

6th Jan 2017

Prices

Pigmeat exports adding £35 to the value of a pig


Pork exports, primarily to China, are adding about £35 to the value of UK pigs, according to AHDB’s chief strategy officer Tom Hind.

6th Jan 2017

NPANews

NPA responds to antibiotic claims


The NPA has responded to claims made about antibiotic usage in pigs on Radio 4' Farming Today Programme. 

5th Jan 2017

Brussels

Water, beauty or producing food? Priorities for a new farm support policy


What will replace the CAP? A high-profile OFC panel delivered a range of views on how farmers should be supported post-Brexit. 

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