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10th May 2019

HealthWelfare

CVO endorses #MuckFreeTruck campaign


Defra Chief Veterinary Officer Christine Middlemiss has endorsed the NPA-inspired #MuckFreeTruck campaign.  

10th May 2019

HealthWelfare

ForFarmers shortlisted for Antibiotic Guardian award


ForFarmers, the National Office of Animal Health and Pruex are among the familiar names shortlisted for an Antibiotic Guardian award.

9th May 2019

HealthWelfare

Lorry washing campaign launched to ensure #MuckFreeTrucks


Pig producers, processors and hauliers are being urged to ensure livestock lorries are properly cleaned, under a new campaign launched this week.

8th May 2019

Brussels

Brexit to hit pig farm incomes, with or without a deal


Incomes on pig farms would fall as a result of Brexit, whether we leave with or without a deal, according to the latest analysis from AHDB.

7th May 2019

Prices

UK production to rise but China effect should boost prices


UK pig production is expected to increase by 1% in 2019 to 935,000 tonnes, but rising export demand should support higher prices,

7th May 2019

Prices

German processor Tönnies acquires C&K Meats


German-based meat processor Tönnies has purchased UK business C&K Meats, its second deal here in five months.

3rd May 2019

NPANews

Amazon agrees to change waste food ad after NPA complaint


Online retail giant Amazon has promised to change a high profile advert showing a boy feeding a pig with what looked like kitchen waste, after a complaint by the NPA. 

2nd May 2019

Prices

Producers 'angry and frustrated' at dismal prices offered by processors


British pig producers are furious at the ‘dismal’ prices currently being offered at a time when the global pork market is buoyant on the back of soaring Chinse demand. 

29th Apr 2019

NPANews

Could you benefit from a student placement on your farm?


The NPA receives a lot of inquiries from veterinary students courses seeking placements on pig farms.

25th Apr 2019

Brussels

Why aren't UK pig prices rising faster? NPA seeking answers


UK pig prices are rising far too slowly for the NPA, as recent tiny increases are coming nowhere near the China-driven hikes being experienced elsewhere.