Feed F06-067 - The Pesticides - Maximum Residue Levels in Crops, Food and Feeding Stuffs - England and Wales - Amendment - Regulations 2006 23 May 2006
have now been published on the Stationery Office web site.
Feed F06-068 - MAVIS 23 May 2006
The April 2006 edition of MAVIS was recently published.
Fertiliser Distributors FD06-007 - Terrorist Use of Fertilisers 19 May 2006
Indications are that Channel 4 and possibly others are trying to purchase AN type fertiliser products for filming purposes. You are strongly advised to follow the previously circulated Fertiliser Member Briefing FD06-004
Fertiliser Manufacturers FM06-006 - Terrorist Use of Fertilisers 19 May 2006
Indications are that Channel 4 and possibly others are trying to purchase AN type fertiliser products for filming purposes. You are strongly advised to follow the previously circulated Fertiliser Member Briefing FM06-004
General G06-063 - Health and Safety - Paternoster style man-riding hoists 18 May 2006
The Health and Safety Executive has carried out an examination of the potential health and safety risks involved in the use of Paternoster style man-riding hoists, which still exist in a few feed and flour mills and maltings.
Feed F06-066 - TSE legislation - European Parliament's discussions on a tolerance for the feed ban 18 May 2006
FEFAC has advised that on 17 May the European Parliament adopted the compromise package negotiated with the EU Council regarding the modification of Regulation 999-2001 on TSEs.
Feed F06-064 - Percentage Ingredient Declaration - European Commission Proposal for a Corrective Decision to the European Parliament and Council 16 May 2006
FEFAC advise that the European Commission is to issue a proposal to amend the Compounds Directive to reflect the ECJ ruling. The Commission has indicated that the proposal could be sent to the Council and the EP as early as 12 June 2006.
Feed F06-065 - Correction to Feed F06-064 16 May 2006
Please note that the final sentence of the second paragraph should read - The proposal will therefore most likely be transmitted to the Finnish Council Presidency starting on 1st July 2006.
Seed S06-009 - 30 Tonne Seed Lots 15 May 2006
Following the EU wide increase in net load capacities for lorries, AIC made a request for a corresponding increase in the maximum seed lot size, from the current 25 tonnes to 30 tonnes. This was originally made in 2001 and the end is now in sight
General G06-062 - Media and Politicians Seeking More SFP Information 12 May 2006
As of today, Friday, 12th May, BBC1 want a piece for John Craven's Countryfile programme which will be filmed on Tuesday, 16th May for transmission on Sunday, 21st May.