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18th Jul 2017

NPANews

NPA responds to 'mega farm' articles


A number of media outlets have carried stories based on an investigation on the 'Rise of the Mega Farm' in the UK. 

18th Jul 2017

Westminster

NFU calls for additional resources to fight rural crime


The true human cost of rural crime has been revealed in a new NFU report.

17th Jul 2017

Brussels

Horsemeat crime group 'dismantled'


The Spanish police have made 65 arrests and claim to have ‘dismantled’ an organised criminal group involved in horsemeat trade.

17th Jul 2017

Brussels

China opportunity for young farmers


The EU and China are offering a unique opportunity for young farmers to discover more about agriculture in the world's most populated country.

13th Jul 2017

HealthWelfare

French pig farmers take CIWF to court over 'illegal' boycott call


CIWF is being sued by French pig farmers who claim the charity's message not buy meat from 'intensive farms' amounts to an illegal call for a boycott.

12th Jul 2017

Westminster

Parish re-elected as EFRA chair


Devon MP Neil Parish has been re-elected as chair of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee.

12th Jul 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA responds to EFSA Hepatitis E opinion


The NPA has stressed that the risk of Hepatitis E infection from thoroughly cooked pork remains low in response to EFSA's latest opinion on the virus.

11th Jul 2017

HealthWelfare

Defra and HSA to fund research into pig stunning methods


The NPA has responsed to news that funding is being made available for research into alternatives to carbon dioxide (CO2) to stun pigs. 

11th Jul 2017

Westminster

Early Day Motion backs British pig welfare standards


An Commons Early Day Motion (EDM) highlighting the need to maintain British farm animal welfare standards after we leave the EU has been tabled.

11th Jul 2017

Brussels

Red Tractor vets must be PVS members from October 1


Members of the Red Tractor pigs scheme have been reminded that all vets registered under the scheme must be members of the PVS from October 1.