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5th Nov 2019


Anna to showcase British pork in red meat campaign

Anna Longthorp, who runs Anna's Happy Trotters, in East Yorkshire, will help showcase British pork, as part of a wider red meat campaign during November. 

4th Nov 2019


Deadline to accept Defra grants approaching

Producers who have successfully applied for Defra Countryside Productivity Small Grants have until November 10 to accept their offers. 

1st Nov 2019


Ed talks African swine fever on the World Service

NPA senior policy adviser Ed Barker has been interviewed for the BBC World Service about the spread of African swine fever (ASF). 

1st Nov 2019


Antibiotics must be used optimally, not minimally - RUMA

While further reductions in antibiotic use in the pig sector are expected, the emphasis must now move towards achieving sustainable levels of use, according to RUMA. 

1st Nov 2019


Defra gives green light for £3m PRRS project

Defra has approved £3 million of funding for an ambitious industry-wide project to tackle PRRS, set to get underway in 2020.

1st Nov 2019


NPA responds to concerns over pre-Christmas labour shortages

Labour shortages could put the pork sector under additional pressure in the run up to Christmas.

31st Oct 2019


No country safe from African swine fever - OIE

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has warned that no countries are safe from the spread of African swine fever (ASF).

30th Oct 2019


Our thoughts on a National Food Strategy

NPA senior policy adviser Ed Barker sets out the NPA's core thoughts on the National Food Strategy. 

29th Oct 2019


Antibiotic sales in the UK continue to decline

The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) has confirmed sales of antibiotics for use in food-producing animals have reduced by 53% in just four years between 2014 and 2018.

25th Oct 2019


Spreading the ASF message

NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has been spreading the important ASF messages this week.