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3rd Apr 2023

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NPA responds to VMD consultation on changes to veterinary medicines laws


The NPA has responded to the Government’s consultation on the law that governs veterinary medicines.

 

31st Mar 2023

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Reminder - application window for productivity and slurry grants closes next week


Pig producers are reminded that the application window for Productivity and Slurry grants closes on Tuesday, April 4. 

31st Mar 2023

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NPA welcomes opportunity for pork exports under CPTPP deal


The NPA has welcomed the news that the UK has struck a deal to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

30th Mar 2023

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NPA calls for robust action after shocking meat fraud revelations


The NPA has urged the authorities to clamp down in the strongest possible terms on apparent illegal activity in the pork supply chain. 

29th Mar 2023

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Making the rules for farming easier to find


Defra has published a new post all about 'Making the rules for farming easier to find' on its Farming blog.

28th Mar 2023

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NPA Pig Industry Group highlights flaws in Defra welfare labelling plans


The NPA’s Pig Industry Group (PIG) has highlighted numerous flaws in Defra’s plans to introduce mandatory animal welfare labelling in the UK.

27th Mar 2023

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Ready, steady, apply


The window for the first round of Animal Health and Welfare Grants is now open.

27th Mar 2023

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Rattlerow appoints Andrew Saunders as chairman


Rattlerow has announced that former former Pilgrim’s UK agriculture director Andrew Saunders will shortly be joining the company as chairman of Lawson Partners.

16th Mar 2023

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A more positive outlook but a long road to recovery - PIG


While the situation for pig producers is undoubtedly improving after two years of crisis and heavy losses, there will be no rapid road to recovery.

14th Mar 2023

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NPA backing AHDB calls for retraction of controversial meat study


The NPA is fully backing AHDB's request for The Lancet to retract its 2019 study, ‘The Global Burden of Disease’, which links red meat consumption to cancer.