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26th Sep 2016

HealthWelfare

eMB-Pigs now a formal requirement for most Scottish producers


The vast majority of Scottish pig producers are now formally required to electronically record antibiotic usage on farm.

24th Sep 2016

NPANews

Look out for David Owers on the Sunday Politics show


It should be well worth watching the BBC Sunday Politics show on Sunday morning (11am).

24th Sep 2016

NPANews

Karro picks up prestigious food and drink awards


Karro Food Group, the country’s biggest supplier of British pork into the retail, trade and foodservice industries, has won two prestigious awards for business growth.

24th Sep 2016

Environment

Another pig farm in the spotlight


Footage of alleged poor conditions

23rd Sep 2016

Prices

Tightening of EU supplies boosts UK pig price prospects


The prospect of improved UK prices being sustained over the coming months have been boosted by new figures showing a decline in the EU pig herd.

22nd Sep 2016

PlanningHousing

Upton pig farm application approved despite mass opposition


Plans for a new pig farm in Lincolnshire have been approved, despite mass opposition from local residents and animal rights campaigners determined to stop it.

22nd Sep 2016

Environment

Pig manure wanted for research project


Researchers at the University of Surrey’s School of Veterinary Medicine are looking for pig faecal samples for a research project.

21st Sep 2016

HealthWelfare

Pork given relatively clean bill of health in retail AMR survey


Pork has been given a relatively clean bill of health in a major survey of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in retail meat.

21st Sep 2016

Prices

AHDB pork campaign generates millions for industry


The second phase of AHDB Pork’s Pulled Pork campaign generated an extra £13 million for the pig industry, according to figures just released.

21st Sep 2016

HealthWelfare

NPA urges caution on calls for welfare labelling


The NPA has urged caution in response to calls from the British Veterinary Association (BVA) for mandatory method of production labelling on meat and dairy products.

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