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22nd Nov 2017

HealthWelfare

PM intervenes in animal sentience furore


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has called for balance in the reaction to the vote on recognising animal sentience in UK law post Brexit.

22nd Nov 2017

NPANews

Two Yorkshire 'alphas' lead nominations in producer election 


Two of NPA’s long-standing alpha-males — both from Yorkshire, of course — are standing for re-election.
 

21st Nov 2017

HealthWelfare

AHDB publishes new guidance for taking water samples


AHDB has published two new Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for taking water samples. 

21st Nov 2017

NPANews

Noteworthy industry stalwart stands for re-election to Allied Industry Group  


The British pig industry’s own minstrel-with-a-melodean has put his name forward for re-election to NPA’s Allied Industry Group.

20th Nov 2017

Westminster

BVA expresses concern at animal sentience vote


The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has expressed concern after MPs rejected recognition of animal sentience into UK law post Brexit. 

19th Nov 2017

NPANews

Want someone to help with all your crucial campaigning? Then count me in! 


NPA is an effective voice for the industry and it has run many successful campaigns in the past, declares Peter Bryant, of A-One Feed Supplements.

17th Nov 2017

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up


The weekly roundup of the latest on the Brexit negotiations and what it all means for the pig sector. 

17th Nov 2017

NPANews

Baroness Neville-Rolfe announced as next chair of AFS


Former Minister and Tesco executive Baroness Lucy Neville-Rolfe has been appointed as the new chairman of Assured Food Standards (AFS).

16th Nov 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA to spearhead new LA-MRSA strategy


The NPA is looking to spearhead an industry-wide review of the UK pig industry’s strategy on Livestock Associated-MRSA (LA-MRSA).

16th Nov 2017

NPANews

NPA elections: "This is a fantastic industry, with fantastic people"


The diversity of the British pig sector is fantastic… as are the people who work in it, says the latest NPA AIG candidate.