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5th Feb 2018

HealthWelfare

Zoe puts the record straight on O'Neill antibiotic claims


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies was able to set the record straight after claims made Lord Jim O’Neill about the pig industry at a Global Superbugs event.

5th Feb 2018

Environment

'Massive extent' of resistance to rodenticide identified in south


Rats in some parts of the country are becoming resistant to some of the most widely-used poison baits, a new study has found. 

1st Feb 2018

Brussels

PG sets out Brexit priorities for Defra


The NPA Producer Group has set out its Brexit priorities to Defra officials.  

1st Feb 2018

NPANews

NPA elections - Have you cast your vote yet?


Voting in the NPA elections has been open for a week now. Have you cast your vote yet? 

31st Jan 2018

Environment

NPA calls for controversial EA price hikes to be shelved


The NPA has called on the Environment Agency to shelve its ‘damaging’ plans to significantly increase environmental permit charges.

31st Jan 2018

Brussels

Red Tractor urges vets to ensure compliance with eMB standard


Red Tractor pork producers and vets are being reminded that failure to comply with the new antibiotic recording requirement could result in suspension.

30th Jan 2018

NPANews

Prime Minister 'delighted' to receive British pork recipe book


It's not been an easy few months for the Prime Minister. But she clearly enjoyed our Christmas gift... 

30th Jan 2018

Westminster

NPA urges Government to shift focus to permanent EU labour supply


Any post-Brexit scheme to ensure a future supply of migrant labour in agriculture must encourage full-time workers, the NPA has told MPs.

30th Jan 2018

Brussels

Pork volume and value continues to grow


The upward trajectory for pork consumption continued towards the end of 2017, with volumes up slightly, despite higher prices. 

29th Jan 2018

HealthWelfare

Defra publishes draft pig Welfare Code


Defra has published a new draft Animal Welfare Code for pigs, which will now be the subject of a six-week consultation.