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10th Apr 2017

Prices

Growth of US and Canadian herds could put pressure on EU exports


The US and Canadian pig herds are growing, with EU exports set to come under under pressure as a result later this year.

7th Apr 2017

HealthWelfare

RUMA condemns Grand National antibiotic 'publicity stunt'


A statement by Grand National sponsors Randox Health revealing it has been testing meat for antibiotic residues has been dismissed as a ‘publicity stunt’.

7th Apr 2017

Brussels

Here Comes the Sun - Peter Crichton commentary


Pig prices have continued their recent surge with the SPP up by 1.43p/kg to 153.13p/kg, while weekly contribution prices are also tending to improve. 

7th Apr 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA chief executive outlines antibiotic progress to FSA


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has updated the FSA Board on the excellent progress being made within the pig sector towards reducing antibiotic usage.

7th Apr 2017

HealthWelfare

ForFarmers to provide antibiotic data for eMB-Pigs


ForFarmers has announced that, from next week, it will be able to provide customers with information on in-feed medication to upload into eMB-Pigs.

6th Apr 2017

Environment

Pig farmers urged to take part in Open Farm Sunday


Pig farmers are being urged to put their names forward for Open Farm Sunday, the annual event that attracts thousands of people onto farms across the country.

5th Apr 2017

Prices

Details of new autumn pork marketing campaign unveiled


A new levy-funded campaign promoting pork steaks as a mid-week meal option is set to launch in the autumn.  

5th Apr 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA welcomes Royal Society paper highlighting need for holistic approach to AMR


Reducing antibiotic consumption in animals alone will often have very limited benefits for human health, according to a new scientific paper published today.

4th Apr 2017

Environment

Seven schemes expected to qualify for rodenticide regime in 2018


Red Tractor is one of seven assurance schemes expected by the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime to qualify as proof of competence in 2018.

4th Apr 2017

Brussels

Reminder - South Central regional meeting tonight


NPA members in the South Central region are urged to come along to the association's spring regional meeting tonight, where crucial antibiotic targets will be discussed. 

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