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3rd Dec 2018

NPANews

AHDB completes sale of MLCSL to Hallmark Veterinary Services


AHDB has completed the sale of its carcase classification arm to Hallmark Veterinary Compliance Services for £1.3 million.

30th Nov 2018

HealthWelfare

Swine dysentery outbreak in Norfolk


An outbreak of Swine Dysentery has been confirmed in Norfolk. 

30th Nov 2018

Brussels

Eustice outlines Government ASF preparations


Farming Minister George Eustice has outlined the steps the Government is taking to try and keep African swine fever out of the country. 

29th Nov 2018

Prices

Pick Pork campaign boosts sales


Sales of promoted cuts increased by 16.5%, generating an extra £3.2 million compared to the previous period during AHDB’s latest Pick Pork campaign.

29th Nov 2018

HealthWelfare

African swine fever awareness videos posted on YouTube


A series of videos has been produced raising awareness of the risk posed to the UK pig herd by the African swine fever (ASF). 

28th Nov 2018

HealthWelfare

Defra updates notifiable disease contingency plan


Defra has published an updated contingency plan for exotic notifiable diseases of animals in England. 

27th Nov 2018

Westminster

NPA concerns taken on board as EFRA calls for ban on lower standard imports


MPs have called on the Government to introduce legislation to ensure imported food products are held to current British standards under future trade deals.

27th Nov 2018

NPANews

Cranswick suffers small drop in profit, but invests in the future


Cranswick suffered a small drop in pre-tax in the six months to September 30, but revealed it has undertaken record capital expenditure during the period. 

27th Nov 2018

NPANews

Zoe explains why feral boar need to be controlled


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has explained to LBC listeners why feral boar need to be controlled in the UK. 

26th Nov 2018

Prices

International comparison highlights UK-US pig production cost differences


US pig producers, on average, produced pigs at an average cost of 50p/kg below the GB figure in 2017, according to a report from AHDB.

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