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25th Nov 2019

NPANews

Members Area alert - animal rights update


We report on a new development in the industry's battle against animal rights activists in the members' area. 

25th Nov 2019

Prices

China lifts Canadian pork export ban


The ban on Canadian pork exports to China has been lifted afte four months, paving the way for Canadian producers to benefit from the Chinese import boom.

24th Nov 2019

NPANews

David Black Award winner praises team effort behind antibiotic reductions


NPA chairman Richard Lister described the pig industry’s success in driving down antibiotic use as a team effort as he received the coveted David Black Award.

22nd Nov 2019

Brussels

Becca's blog: Celebrating antibiotic progress, but with more to be done


In her latest blog, NPA senior policy advisor Rebecca Veale congratulates the pig sector on its progress towards reducing antibiotic use. 

22nd Nov 2019

NPANews

Forum latest - 'Best news I've read in ages'


The latest post on the forum welcomes the NPA's drive to give more prominence to its younger members. 

21st Nov 2019

NPANews

Shaping the future of the industry - new Young NPA structure unveiled


The NPA is delighted to announce a new structure to help grow the Young NPA and provide a louder voice for young people in the pig industry.

21st Nov 2019

Westminster

A Fair Deal For British Pig Farmers - NPA launches 2019 general election manifesto


The next Government must ensure the UK’s ability to produce high quality pork products is not fatally undermined by double standards in our post-Brexit trading arrangements.

20th Nov 2019

Brussels

RUMA chair writes to the Guardian to correct misleading claims


Gwyn Jones, chairman of the RUMA Alliance has written to the Guardian to correct claims made in an article about antibiotic use in farming. 

20th Nov 2019

HealthWelfare

Members alert - farm inspections


Zoe has posted an important notice in the Members' Area of the website concerning farm inspections. 

20th Nov 2019

Prices

Producer margins increase during third quarter


Pig producer margins increased to £7/head in the third quarter of 2019, the first time the industry has been in the black since the first quarter of 2018.