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12th Jan 2017

NPANews

Members update


We have posted an update in the members' area. 

12th Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

APHA issues food waste warning to pig and poultry keepers


APHA has issued a warning farmers and smallholders not to feed catering or kitchen waste to pigs and poultry, even if they are being kept as pets.

11th Jan 2017

Prices

NPA calls for Adjudicator remit to be extended


The NPA has called for the remit of the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) to be extended to cover the entire supply chain.

11th Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

RUMA funding triples as alliance leads antibiotic drive


Funding for the RUMA Alliance has more than tripled this year as it oversees the drive to reduce antibiotics on farms. 

10th Jan 2017

Westminster

Defra to move in with Home Office as savings bite


Defra is moving. The Department's staff will move into premises occupied by the Home Office in early 2018, saving an estimated £2m a year.

10th Jan 2017

NPANews

Whitbread apologises after adding pork to lasagne dishes


Restaurant chain Whitbread has apologised after it emerged some of its restaurants have been adding pork to lasagne dishes, without telling customers.

9th Jan 2017

NPANews

NPA offers avian flu advice to pig farmers


The NPA is urging pig farmers to take steps to ensure they don't get caught up in potentially damaging avian flu restrictions.

9th Jan 2017

Brussels

NPA publishes new animal rights briefing document


The NPA has published a new document for members offering guidance on the animal rights activity increasingly being experienced within the pig sector. 

9th Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

APHA meetings - David Black award winner to issue biosecurity advice


Advice on pig health and biosecurity will be on offer from this year's David Black Award winner as APHA hosts meetings in late January/early February. 

6th Jan 2017

NPANews

Avian flu restrictions in place in North Yorkshire


Restrictions have been put in place around a premises in North Yorkshire, after H5N8 avian flu was confirmed in a small backyard poultry flock.