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7th Jul 2017

NPANews

Members area - activist update


We have an update on the latest animal rights activity targeting the pig sector. 

6th Jul 2017

Brussels

HSE stats confirm farming as UK's most dangerous sector


Figures released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have confirmed agriculture as the most dangerous industry in the UK.

6th Jul 2017

HealthWelfare

VMD confirms maximum five years for zinc oxide


The VMD has confirmed the UK pig industry will be granted the maximum five year period to withdraw zinc oxide from piglet diets.

5th Jul 2017

Westminster

NPA to set out vision for pig industry in Gove roundtable meeting


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies will outline the association’s vision for a ‘world class pig industry’ at a roundtable event hosted by Michael Gove on Thursday.

5th Jul 2017

HealthWelfare

Five years 'should be sufficient time to adapt to zinc oxide ban'


Five years should be sufficient time for the UK pig industry to adapt to life without zinc oxide, according to pig medicine specialist David Burch.

5th Jul 2017

Prices

EU pig price reaches highest level since 2013


EU pig prices have reached their highest level since October 2013. 

4th Jul 2017

Brussels

New Shadow Defra Minister appointed


Vegetarian Stroud MP David Drew has been appointed as a Shadow Defra Minister, as Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn reshuffles of his junior Ministers.

 

4th Jul 2017

NPANews

Members area - activist update


We have an update on the latest animal rights activity targeting the pig sector. 

3rd Jul 2017

HealthWelfare

EFSA confirms safe levels for nitrites and nitrates added to food


The British Meat Processors Association has welcomed EFSA’s conclusions that levels of nitrites and nitrates added to food are safe.

3rd Jul 2017

Brussels

How Chinese consumers are buying into the story behind British pork


Chinese consumers like the story behind British pork, according to the NPA’s Georgina Crayford, who has recently had a close-up glimpse of China's retail pork sector. 

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