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15th Dec 2016

NPANews

Forum update - product development


The recent article outlining the latest retail consumption figures for British pork has prompted a response on the forum. 

14th Dec 2016

HealthWelfare

Antibiotic data - why it is time for producers to take ownership


The NPA's senior policy advisor Georgina Crayford explains why producers need to take ownership of recording their antibiotic usage data. 

14th Dec 2016

Prices

Retail pork spending decline continues despite higher bacon and sausage sales


Retail spending on all major pork cuts declined during the autumn as consumers continued to switch to beef and lamb and retail prices remained low.

 

 

fresh and frozen pork was 14 per cent down during the autumn, compared with last year, due to lower sales volume and prices. 

13th Dec 2016

HealthWelfare

NPA to fight recommendation for EU zinc oxide feed ban


The NPA has vowed to fight a recommendation by EU veterinary experts for a ban on the use of zinc oxide in animal feed.

13th Dec 2016

Brussels

Government recognises important role of pig industry - Brexit Minister


A key Minister in the Brexit negotiations has reassured the pig sector the Government recognises the important contribution it makes to the UK economy.

12th Dec 2016

HealthWelfare

Share your knowledge on tail-biting and loose farrowing


Farmers are being asked to share their views on two issues of growing importance to the pig industry. 

11th Dec 2016

Environment

Ventilation guide now available in hard copy


AHDB Pork's Ventilating Pig Buildings guide is now available in hard copy format and can be ordered from the AHDB Pork website.

9th Dec 2016

NPANews

'Fat equals flavour' - Young NPA debates issues around meat eating quality


Pork eating quality and the challenge of matching consumers’ evolving expectations were discussed at the Young NPA National event on Thursday. 

8th Dec 2016

Prices

Pig price continues to rise as UK-EU gap widens


The UK pig price continues to rise, despite a slight strenghthening of the pound and falling EU pig prices.  

8th Dec 2016

NPANews

Antibiotic briefings updated


We have updated our antibiotic briefings in light of recent developments.  

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