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10th Nov 2017

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up


Aside from ministerial resignations, scandals of various descriptions and wranglings over how far we are down the Brexit path... a quiet week in Westinster.

10th Nov 2017

HealthWelfare

New Red Tractor eMB-Pigs requirement comes into force


A significant Red Tractor rule change comes into force tomorrow.

9th Nov 2017

HealthWelfare

Antibiotic targets - meeting the challenge


There will still be a need for targeted prophalyaxis but routine prophylaxis should be rapidly phased out as the pig industry addresses its new antibiotic targets. 

8th Nov 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA warns against further 'unsubstantiated' antibiotic reductions in response to WHO guidelines


The NPA has warned that any further restrictions in antibiotic use beyond those agreed under the new targets could actually make the problem worse. 

7th Nov 2017

Environment

NPA calls for FSA support over proposed new copper limits


The NPA has written to the Food Standards Agency (FSA) about the NPA's 'significant concerns' over proposed new copper limits in piglet feed. 

7th Nov 2017

NPANews

Sam Walton wins Chris Brant Award


Pig World founding editor Sam Walton picked up the NPA Chris Brant Award at the National Pig Awards on Monday night.

6th Nov 2017

HealthWelfare

BPHS suspended after problems identified with data


The BPHS has been suspended after AHDB has found that data currently collected from it is not consistent with historical data.

6th Nov 2017

HealthWelfare

Georgina highlights North America-UK welfare gulf


The NPA's Georgina Crayford has highlighted the animal welfare gulf between the UK and two of our likely post-Brexit trading partners. 

6th Nov 2017

NPANews

Best of British pig industry celebrated tonight


The National Pig Awards take place in London tonight, with 14 awards to be handed out. 

5th Nov 2017

Westminster

The £40m Countryside Productivity Scheme - what you need to know


NPA senior advisor Ed Barker outlines the opportunities provided under the latest tranche of Countryside Productivity Scheme funding.