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16th Aug 2018


NPA's Georgina Crayford explains use of CO2 stunning in pigs

NPA senior policy advisor Georgina Crayford has explained why CO2 stunning currently represents the best option available for the pig sector.

16th Aug 2018


EA issues slurry guidance for exceptional weather

The Environment Agency has published new guidance on managing slurry to help prevent agricultural pollution in exceptional weather. 

16th Aug 2018


Barbecue summer boosts pig meat sales

Retail sales of pig meat recorded a 1.4% rise year-on-year during the 12 weeks to July 15, although fresh pork sales fell, according to the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel.

13th Aug 2018


VMD suspends veterinary products containing DEA

The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) has suspended products for food-producing animals that contain the excipient diethanolamine (DEA).

10th Aug 2018


NPA seeking views for drone consultation response

The NPA is seeking views from members to inform our response to a Government consultation on the use of drones in the UK.

9th Aug 2018


NPA joins forces with other organisations to seek sustainable soya sourcing

The NPA is working with other organisations to try and ensure a sustainable future supply of soya to the UK livestock industry.

8th Aug 2018


£50m boost for British pork

£50m boost for British pork as export market opens in Taiwan.

Farmers to benefit from new deal as Taiwan prepares to welcome British pork exports for first time.

8th Aug 2018


NPA convenes important meeting on tail biting

NPA chief executive Zoe Davies will attend a meeting today involving Defra, APHA, pig producers, vets, scientific experts and AHDB to discuss tail biting.

8th Aug 2018


Pig sector to feel drought impact over coming months

The pig sector will feel the impact of the current drought on the pig sector most acutely over the coming months.

7th Aug 2018


Major event to discuss antibiotic stewardship taking place in October

The importance of effective and appropriate use of antibiotics will be discussed at an event in London in October.