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BR19-031 What does the latest Brexit deal have to say about the future? 17 Oct 2019

Whether the latest attempt at a Brexit deal can make it through the necessary institutions will, hopefully, become clearer over the coming days.

G19-056 Status of GTAS Merchants 16 Oct 2019

Further to the publication of the updated recognised scheme lists (see G19-055 ), AIC can confirm that GAFTA have announced the closure of the GTAS Scheme for Merchants.

G19-057 Good news story about Catchment Sensitive Farming 16 Oct 2019

On the day the Environment Bill was introduced to the House of Commons, it was inspiring to read the report on the success of England’s Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) advice on water quality in England.

BR19-030 Gov.uk no deal advice notes continue to be produced and updated 16 Oct 2019

Ahead of 31 st October the Government continues to produce both new and updated advice notes on a wide range of no-deal issues, some relating to specific product areas, others of more general business advice.  As we have done previously, these are added to the gov.uk page on the AIC Brexit web area.  For information a number of the more pertinent ones are listed below together with their appropriate links.

F19-057 Updated FEMAS 2019 Standard Published 14 Oct 2019

An updated version of the FEMAS 2019 Standard has been published on the AIC website. The new document can be downloaded from the AIC website , and is identified as FEMAS 2019 V2 with a publication date of October 2019.

G19-055 AIC Recognised Schemes lists updated 14 Oct 2019

Updated versions of the lists of schemes recognised by AIC for both Feed & Food Suppliers and Suppliers of Services have been published today. The new lists can be downloaded from the AIC website:

BR19-029 Brexit Webinars 11 Oct 2019

AIC is preparing to hold a Brexit webinar for members at 9am on Wednesday 23 rd October.  This is obviously after the European Council of Ministers meeting to be held on 17 th and 18 th October and the special sitting of Parliament on 19 th October when there will either be a vote on a potential deal or the Prime Minister will be required to write to the EU requesting a further extension, beyond 31 st October.

FR19-035 The Future of UAN Anti-Dumping Duties 11 Oct 2019

The Trade Remedies team in The Department for International Trade is interested in industry views on the recent definitive trade remedy measure on UAN originating in Russia, USA, and Trinidad & Tobago, recently announced by the European Commission.

G19-054 Notification of a new Swine Dysentery (Brachyspira hyodysenteriae) case on a pig farm in Norfolk. 11 Oct 2019

On 10/10/2019 a case of Swine Dysentery (Brachyspira hyodysenteriae) was confirmed by positive by PCR laboratory test. Please note in this case the only clinical sign was looseness, there were no clinical signs of dysentery.

BR19-028 Government publishes import tariff amendments & tariff rate quota information 08 Oct 2019

The Government has today published its long promised revisions to the UK’s temporary import duty schedule which would apply from 21 st October in the event of a no-deal exit from the EU.