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25th Apr 2019

HealthWelfare

Aujeszky's disease confirmed in France


Aujeszky’s disease has been confirmed in pigs in southern France, with wild boar believed to be the source of the outbreak.  

25th Apr 2019

NPANews

CMA blocks Sainsbury's-Asda merger


The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has blocked the proposed merger between Sainsbury's and Asda. 

24th Apr 2019

NPANews

NPA expresses concern over changes to bird control licences


The NPA has expressed concern at the revoking of three general licences for controlling certain wild birds.

23rd Apr 2019

HealthWelfare

NPA chair highlights waste food message as Jeremy Vine focuses on African swine fever


NPA chairman Richard Lister rammed home the message about not feeding waste to pigs as the Jeremy Vine Show focused ASF today.

23rd Apr 2019

HealthWelfare

Panic in China as ASF takes its toll


The vast majority of Chinese pig farms are not restocking after African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks as 'panic' hits the nation, according to reports.

19th Apr 2019

Prices

Brexit stockpiling has held back the UK pig price


Brexit stockpiling has so far prevented UK producers from feeling the benefit of the global pork price uplift, driven by China's African swine fever problems. 

19th Apr 2019

NPANews

China Crisis


As those of us of a certain age know, one has to pause for breath occasionally on the rush upstairs to the bedroom. 

18th Apr 2019

Prices

Pig prices back on the rise


After two consecutive weeks of decline, the EU-spec SPP gained more than half a penny last week.

17th Apr 2019

NPANews

Red meat cancer study - industry responds


Industry experts have attempted to put the latest study linking consumption of red and processed meat with a higher risk of bowel cancer into context. 

17th Apr 2019

NPANews

NPA announces new senior policy advisor


The NPA is delighted to announce that Rebecca Veale will be joining the association as our new senior policy advisor next month.

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