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18th Oct 2016

NPANews

Pig industry to benefit from two Nuffield scholarships


The pig industry will have the benefit of the work of two Nuffield scholars, the Nuffield Farming Scholarship Trust has revealed.

17th Oct 2016

HealthWelfare

Deputy chief vet praises NPA antibiotic stance


The Government’s deputy chief vet has praised the NPA for its ‘proactive’ response to the antibiotics issue.

16th Oct 2016

NPANews

NPA's Georgina Crayford awarded Nuffield scholarship


Georgina will use the scholarship to consider how farmers could address the antibiotics issue. 

15th Oct 2016

HealthWelfare

Antibiotic usage on pig farms - an explanation


The NPA's senior policy adviser responds on behalf of the industry to some of the claims being made around antibiotic usage on pig farms. 

14th Oct 2016

Brussels

Camarthen Ham granted EU protected name status


Camarthen Ham has been granted protected name status by the European Commission, joining the likes of Melton Mowbray pork pies and Welsh beef on the list.

13th Oct 2016

HealthWelfare

AHDB Pork issues further guidance on eMB-Pigs


AHDB has produced a step-by-step video to adding antibiotic usage into eMB-Pigs and will be hosting a webinar next week to offer further guidance.

12th Oct 2016

PlanningHousing

Another pig unit development given green light despite welfare opposition


Another proposed pig unit has been given the go ahead despite opposition from local residents and animal welfare campaigners.

11th Oct 2016

HealthWelfare

Emergence of FMD-like disease in Canada prompts warnings for UK importers


An emerging pig disease that resembles foot-and-mouth has been detected in Canada, prompting further warnings about the potential threat it poses to the UK pig herd.

11th Oct 2016

HealthWelfare

Why 'antibiotic free' could be a dangerous USP


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has warned that the concept of ‘antibiotic free’ meat could have dangerous unintended consequences if it was mishandled.

9th Oct 2016

NPANews

Does free farrowing miss the point?


Stephen Hall asks some interesting questions about free farrowing on the NPA forum.