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23rd Aug 2017

HealthWelfare

Georgina reassures public on Hepatitis E in BBC interview


NPA senior policy advisor Georgina Crayford has urged the public to buy Red Tractor assured pork if they are concerned about Hepatitis E. 

23rd Aug 2017

Prices

UK clean pig slaughterings down 6% on 2016 in year to July


UK clean pig slaughterings fell by 4% on the year in July to 828,500 head, according to latest data from Defra.

22nd Aug 2017

Prices

Lidl moves up the supermarket rankings


The supermarket landscape continues to change, with discounters Lidl and Aldi both making big strides forward. 

22nd Aug 2017

NPANews

Looking for a job in the pig industry?


Four new job adverts, including two vacancies for unit managers, a stockperson and a trainee stockperson, have been posted on the forum.

21st Aug 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA welcomes fall in Hepatitis E cases as imported pork again linked to UK cases


The NPA has welcomed figures showing a decline in human Hepatitis E cases in England and Wales.

21st Aug 2017

Brussels

David Black Award nomination deadline fast approaching


You have until Friday to submit nominations for the 2017 David Black Award, considered to be the pig industry’s highest honour.

21st Aug 2017

NPANews

Pigs to be slaughtered at Tulip Ashton plant following Brechin fire


Pigs eligible for Scotland's Specially Selected Pork brand, which would have been slaughtered at Brechin, are be slaughtered  at Tulip's Ashton abattoir.

18th Aug 2017

Prices

Off the boil


Some of the steam has come out of the pig market in the past few weeks with extra pigs around as well as a slightly more fickle demand for some parts.

18th Aug 2017

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up


This week’s Brexit developments were dominated by the news that the Government revealed its intentions over future customs arrangements. 

18th Aug 2017

HealthWelfare

Forum post - ridiculous TB restrictions


We are having some ridiculous restrictions imposed on our farms, writes a Wiltshire vet on the forum. 

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