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4th Dec 2019

HealthWelfare

New cases of ASF discovered in Poland as virus moves to within 40km of German border


New cases of African swine fever (ASF) have been discovered in western Poland, taking the virus even closer to the German border. 

4th Dec 2019

Westminster

Election insight - the main parties' policies compared


NPA senior policy adviser Ed Barker has delved through the main parties election manifestos to see how their policies stack up for the pig sector. 

3rd Dec 2019

Environment

NPA signs up to letter demanding responsible soya sourcing


The NPA has joined more than 80 organisations in warning that soya imports from Brazil will be put at risk if a 13-year agreement on responsible sourcing is broken.

3rd Dec 2019

NPANews

New rules for live animal and animal products set to come in force


Importers of live animals and animal products have been reminded that the UK will implement EU Smarter rules for safer food (SRSF) regulations next week.

2nd Dec 2019

NPANews

NPA's Producer and Allied Industry Groups to combine for meetings


The NPA will hold joint meetings of its Producer Group (PG) and Allied Industry Group (AIG) next year, strengthening the links between its representative bodies.

28th Nov 2019

NPANews

New National Pig Centre to deliver important industry research


The University of Leeds is opening its £11 million National Pig Centre today, which it believes will make Yorkshire one of the best places in Europe for pig research.

26th Nov 2019

HealthWelfare

Conservatives drop farrowing crate pledge after NPA lobbying


The Conservatives appear to have dropped a pledge to ban farrowing crates, following a concerted lobbying campaign by the NPA.

26th Nov 2019

Prices

Cranswick increases profits as Asian exports soar


Cranswick has reported a 3.6% rise in pre-tax profits to £47.6 million in the six months ended September 30, 2019.

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.