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26th Jun 2018

HealthWelfare

CO2 shortage - latest update


We have an update for members on the situation regarding the CO2 shortages. 

25th Jun 2018

NPANews

NPA condemns Asda over shocking British pork figures


The NPA has criticised Asda for its failure to support the British pig industry after the latest Porkwatch survey showed only a third of its pork was British.

25th Jun 2018

Prices

Karro acquires TS Bloor and Sons


Karro Food Group has boosted its added value pork production capability with the acquisition of TS Bloor & Sons for an undisclosed sum.

22nd Jun 2018

Brussels

CO2 shortage could force Brechin plant to stop taking pigs next week


Scotland's main pig processing plant is expected to run out of CO2 on Tuesday next week, as the shortage threatens to disrupt UK pig production. 

22nd Jun 2018

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up


An interesting few weeks for the NPA as we have ramped up our discussions with Government departments about where we stand with trade post-Brexit.

22nd Jun 2018

HealthWelfare

"This is a really exciting piece of research" - listen to Georgina Crayford on PRRS breakthrough


The NPA’s Georgina Crayford has highlighted the potential benefits to the pig industry of the production of PRRS-resistant pigs bred using gene editing techniques.

20th Jun 2018

HealthWelfare

NPA welcomes PRRS gene editing PRRS breakthrough


The NPA has welcomed a scientific breakthrough that could in the future protect pigs against, one of the world's most damaging pig diseases. 

19th Jun 2018

Brussels

EU ban on prophylactic use of antibiotics in groups confirmed


The EU ban on prophylactic use of antibiotics in groups of animals has been confirmed following discussions between the main decision making bodies in Brussels.

19th Jun 2018

NPANews

Treasury seeking views on red diesel


The Treasury has issued a call for evidence on the use of red diesel to better understand barriers to a move to cleaner alternative sources of power.

18th Jun 2018

NPANews

AHDB renews lab partnership to fight food fraud


AHDB is renewing its partnership North Yorkshire laboratory to help battle fraud in the pork supply chain.