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1st Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

Defra announces new Deputy CVO


Defra has revealed the identity of the next Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer (DCVO) for the UK.

 

31st Oct 2016

Prices

Sausage FM - live and sizzling


British Sausage Week has got underway, with the launch of 'Sausage FM' among the initiatives designed to draw consumers' attention to the great British banger.

31st Oct 2016

NPANews

Forum updates - new product development


The debate about pigmeat product development is continuing on our two forums.  

27th Oct 2016

NPANews

NPA responds to 'disappointing' Daily Mail LA-MRSA claims


The NPA has responded to the latest sensationalist claims in the Daily Mail seeking to link poor practice on pig farms to the potential spread of the LA-MRSA bug to humans. 

27th Oct 2016

NPANews

Migrant labour survey closed - results soon


Our survey on migrant labour is now closed.

26th Oct 2016

Prices

Tesco and Asda still bottom of pile as survey shows more British bacon on retail shelves


UK retailers are sourcing more British bacon but there has been little movement in the other pork categories, despite favourable exchange rates, the latest Porkwatch survey shows.

25th Oct 2016

NPANews

More animal rights activity


Farmers and abattoirs in East Anglia are urged to be vigilant, following further reports of animals rights activity over the past two days.

25th Oct 2016

NPANews

Brexit, the market and more to be discussed at NPA North region meeting tonight


The North regional NPA meeting will take place in York tonight, covering a range of topical issues.

24th Oct 2016

HealthWelfare

NPA calls for proper controls on soaring Forest of Dean feral wild boar population


The NPA is calling for more concerted efforts to control feral wild boar in the Forest of Dean in response to the threat the rising population poses to commercial pigs.

21st Oct 2016

Prices

Tesco accused of breaching trust (again) as fake farm brands drive revival


Tesco has been accused of breaching consumers’ trust, after new figures confirmed a return to growth for the retailer on the back of its fake farm brands.

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