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16th Nov 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA to spearhead new LA-MRSA strategy


The NPA is looking to spearhead an industry-wide review of the UK pig industry’s strategy on Livestock Associated-MRSA (LA-MRSA).

16th Nov 2017

NPANews

NPA elections: "This is a fantastic industry, with fantastic people"


The diversity of the British pig sector is fantastic… as are the people who work in it, says the latest NPA AIG candidate. 

15th Nov 2017

HealthWelfare

Too simplistic to equate systems to antibiotic use


It is too simplistic to link production system to antibiotic use to, the NPA’s Georgina Crayford told a conference on antibiotics in livestock.

14th Nov 2017

NPANews

Activists target pig farms - members update


Allegations have been made about welfare standards on a number of pig farms. 

14th Nov 2017

Brussels

The NPA is a 'great democracy' - but only as good as the people who represent it


Pig producers have an opportunity – and perhaps even a duty – to come forward and play their part in shaping the industry’s future.

14th Nov 2017

Brussels

Consistent messages on Brexit opportunities and threats


As the Government increasingly looks to engage directly with farmers on Brexit, the NPA is urging members to refer to a recently-published document.

13th Nov 2017

Prices

Brechin re-opens for business


The Brechin abattoir has re-opened for business after undertaking an extensive reconstruction programme following a major fire at the site.

13th Nov 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA urges members to become Antibiotic Guardians


The NPA is urging pig producers to sign up to become ‘Antibiotic Guardians’, as World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) gets underway.

13th Nov 2017

HealthWelfare

Gove confirms compulsory CCTV in abattoirs next year


CCTV recording will become mandatory in all slaughterhouses in England next year, Defra Secretary Michael Gove has confirmed.

11th Nov 2017

Prices

Market commentary: Just Hold On


After many weeks of falling prices, signs are starting to emerge of the rate of decline levelling out.

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