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F19-063 Defra: China 2020 Food and Drink Strategy. Feed exports 08 Nov 2019

Geoff Brown is currently working with a number of companies seeking to obtain ‘approval’ for the export of a number of feed additives and mixtures to China. Defra is heavily involved with this process.

BI19-013 HSE releases annual injury and ill-health statistics for Great Britain 05 Nov 2019

The number of injuries and incidents of ill-health in workplaces across Great Britain is still too high, new statistics show.

BI19-012 Croner - November 2019 Member Webinar Schedule 04 Nov 2019

Croner, AIC's partner in hosting the Business Insight member benefit, are offering free webinars during November on HR and Health and Safety issues. Further information and details on how to register can be found in the attachment.

CP19-032 Plant Protection Product expiry dates as of 31 October 2019 01 Nov 2019

Please find attached the most recent plant protection product expiry date spreadsheet from CRD, dated 31 October 2019.

S19-019 Current seed treatment status of actives methiocarb, thiacloprid and metalaxyl-m 01 Nov 2019

AIC continues to press CRD for clarity on the status of sale, supply, storage and use of seed treatments containing the actives methiocarb, thiacloprid, and metalxyl-m.

GM19-017 November 2019 update on status of European Commission discussions on contaminants 01 Nov 2019

In advance of the upcoming SCoPAFF on 18 th November, the current status of mycotoxin legislative developments is laid out below. It is understood civil servants have not been given authority to attend any meetings in Brussels at this time.

F19-061 AIC welcomes latest VARSS Report confirming further reductions in sales of antibiotics for food-producing animals 31 Oct 2019

AIC attended the RUMA conference on Tuesday of this week where the results of the latest VARSS report were released.

F19-062 AHDB notification of Swine Dysentery in Yorkshire 31 Oct 2019

AIC have been made aware of a new notification of a case of Swine Dysentery (Brachyspira hyodysenteriae) on a pig farm in Yorkshire from the AHDB. The notification is reproduced below:

F19-060 Change to UFAS 2020 Launch Timetable 30 Oct 2019

AIC have decided to delay the previously advertised launch timetable for the UFAS 2020 Standard by one month to allow more time to finalise the documents for publication.

BR19-034 Brexit pushed back- again! 29 Oct 2019

With the EU and No.10 confirming yesterday, 28 th October, a further extension to 31 st January 2020 (with possible earlier cut-offs), the previous deadline of 31 st October is now defunct and the UK carries on being a full member of the EU until one of the new deadlines of end November, December or January, kicks in.