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31st Jan 2019

HealthWelfare

NPA welcomes One Health antibiotic report


The NPA has welcomed the publication of a new Government report that brings together data on the levels of antibiotic use in humans and animals.

30th Jan 2019

HealthWelfare

NPA publishes comprehensive African swine fever briefing


The NPA has published a comprehensive new briefing on African swine fever (ASF), covering everything from the history of the virus to the possible routes of infection.

30th Jan 2019

Prices

Danish Crown to cut up to 400 jobs


Danish Crown has announced jt will be cutting up to 400 jobs across the group, as its UK arm, Tulip, continues to under-perform.

In an announcement on Wednesday, the Danish meat giant said it was now intensifying the group’s cost-savings programme and would be looking to reduce its total costs by 350 million DKK (£41m) this financial year.

30th Jan 2019

Brussels

Meetings offer chance to air post-Brexit labour concerns


Those connected to the pig industry with concerns over labour supply after we leave the EU are urged to attend a series of roundtable meetings. 

29th Jan 2019

Environment

Catch up with AHDB water webinar


An AHDB Pork webinar discussed how to approach water quality, supply and medication on your unit last week. 

28th Jan 2019

Prices

Welcome end-of-year rise in fresh and frozen pork sales


Retails sales volumes of fresh and frozen primary pork recorded a 4% increase year-on-year during the 12 weeks ending December 30.

25th Jan 2019

HealthWelfare

Growing concern that ASF could reach France


There is growing concern that African swine fever (ASF) will spread into France, according to APHA's latest ASF briefing.

24th Jan 2019

HealthWelfare

Government AMR plan praises pig sector approach


The NPA has welcomed a new cross-departmental Government AMR action plan, which endorses the approach taken by the UK pig sector so far. 

23rd Jan 2019

NPANews

NPA urges producers to warn public about the risk of feeding pigs


The NPA is urging all producers to put up signage telling people not to feed the pigs due to risk of spreading disease.

23rd Jan 2019

Prices

2018 slaughterings the highest since 2000


UK pig farmers delivered a 3% increase in pigmeat production in 2017, while slaughterings were up by 2.5%, AHDB figures show.