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4th Dec 2017

Westminster

Defra unveils new Chief Veterinary Officer


Defra has announced that Christine Middlemiss has been appointed as the UK’s next Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO), replacing Nigel Gibbens.

4th Dec 2017

Brussels

NPA welcomes organic derogation extensions for pig and poultry feed


The NPA and NFU have welcomed a decision to extend two derogations for organic pig and poultry for a further 12 months.

4th Dec 2017

NPANews

British pig sector can be 'very  proud' of its animal health


Hats off to the pig industry’s allied trades… they're now fielding seven candidates in NPA’s Allied Industry Group election. 

3rd Dec 2017

NPANews

More price cuts to come... but we'll stay in the black


Most participants in voteNPA’s Pig Cycle Poll believe we’re around half-way towards the bottom of the cycle already.

3rd Dec 2017

NPANews

ForFarmers candidate brings continental perspective to antibiotics challenge


ForFarmers pig feed sales director Craig Saunders has stepped forward as a candidate in NPA’s Allied Industry Group election.

1st Dec 2017

Brussels

McDonald's apologises for bacon shortage


McDonald's was forced to apologise to consumers today, after running out of bacon.

1st Dec 2017

NPANews

Work for UK to do on sow productivity


Sow productivity continues to limit the competitiveness of GB pig production, according to a new report from InterPIG.

1st Dec 2017

Westminster

Ed's Brexit round-up


Ed's Brexit round-up this week features his own appearance in front of MPs to give the pig industry's perspective on Brexit. 

1st Dec 2017

Environment

NPA to fight 'unjustified and unfair' proposed environmental permit charge increases


The NPA has joined forces with other farming organisations to urge the Environment Agency to rethink proposed new environmental permit charge increases. 

1st Dec 2017

NPANews

Where are we in the pig price cycle? We'll soon know....


There’s been such a tremendous response to our NPA election website Pig Cycle Poll, we’ll put the brakes on this weekend, and publish the results on Monday.