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5th Oct 2020

NPANews

Priority COVID testing for key workers - accelerated employer referral system


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies provides an update on COVID-19 testing for key workers in theagricultural industry. 

2nd Oct 2020

HealthWelfare

African swine fever has been in Germany since early July - FLI


The ongoing intensive search for wild boar in the area of Germany affected by African swine fever (ASF) suggests the virus has been in the Brandenburg since early July. 

30th Sep 2020

Brussels

NPA welcomes addition of butchers to shortage occupation list


The NPA has welcomed the inclusion of butchers on the Migration Advisory Committee’s (MAC) recommended shortage occupation list (SOL).

30th Sep 2020

HealthWelfare

The importance of pig handling - AHDB podcast featuring NPA's Zoe Davies


AHDB's latest podcast, featuring NPA chief executive Zoe Davies, focuses on the important issue of good pig handling. 

30th Sep 2020

Prices

'One Pot' focus for autumn AHDB midweek meal pork campaign


AHDB's midweek meal campaign will promote a new range of ‘One Pot’ pulled pork recipes with a focus on ease and affordability when it resumes next week. 

28th Sep 2020

HealthWelfare

German ASF update - more cases confirmed as intensive search continues


The number of confirmed cases of African swine fever (ASF) in Germany's Brandenburg region has risen to 35 as the intensice search continues.

25th Sep 2020

HealthWelfare

Producers urged to refocus on biosecurity


NPA chairman Richard Lister has urged producers to give extra consideration to biosecurity in light of Germany’s ASF outbreak and continued cases of swine dysentery in the UK.

23rd Sep 2020

Westminster

NPA expresses concern over potential two-day Brexit export delays


The NPA has expressed concern, after Cabinet Secretary Michael Gove warned that exporters to the EU could face massive queues after the Brexit transition period ends.

23rd Sep 2020

Brussels

APHA provides ASF update


APHA has issued an update on the African swine fever situation in Germany, plus news of new cases in Serbia. 

22nd Sep 2020

HealthWelfare

AHDB launches new advice on moving and handling pigs


AHDB has launched a new area on its website advising producers on best practice when it comes to moving and handling pigs.