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F19-013 Brexit Checklist for the Feed Industry - February 2019 Update 26 Feb 2019

AIC Feed Sector is closely monitoring output from UK Government and agencies relating to Brexit and the arrangements that are being put in place in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

F19-012 Defra Notice on import/ export of high risk food & feed, animals and products of animal origin 21 Feb 2019

AIC has received the following message containing links relating to the rules governing the import and export of animals, animal products and high-risk food and feed in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

F19-011 February 2019 update on the Animal Nutrition Section of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed. 13 Feb 2019

This update provides information about the meeting of the Animal Nutrition (AN) Section of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed (SCoPAFF) held on 5-6 February 2019.

F19-010 Biosecurity advice for feed deliveries to horse racing establishments 12 Feb 2019

After consultation with its veterinary committee, and based on the latest tests conducted by the Animal Health Trust, the British Horseracing Authority’s Chief Regulatory Officer, Brant Dunshea, confirmed last night that racing could resume, but only with strict biosecurity controls in place.

F19-009 Exports of feed containing products of animal origin - action required 11 Feb 2019

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) have asked AIC to circulate the attached letter, and ask that feed businesses who have exported feed containing products of animal origin (POAO) to EU countries provide the information requested by 4th March 2019.

F19-008 Maleic Hydrazide update for the feed sector 05 Feb 2019

  | Maleic hydrazide is plant growth regulator applied to potato crops to control volunteer potatoes in following crops and post-harvest sprout suppression.

F19-007 Publication of the UK One Health Report: antibiotic use and antibiotic resistance in animals and humans 31 Jan 2019

AIC welcomes publication of the “ UK One Health Report: antibiotic use and antibiotic resistance in animals and humans ” | This is a long-awaited review of how human and veterinary medicine in the UK have progressed since 2013 on the One Health challenge of antimicrobial resistance.

F19-006 FEMAS 2019 Revised launch Schedule 31 Jan 2019

AIC had previously announced that the FEMAS 2019 Standard would be implemented from 1 st February 2019. Unfortunately to allow for sufficient time to finalise the revised Standard and for the Certification Body participants to prepare for its implementation, it has become necessary to delay the first audits to FEMAS 2019 until 1 st May 2019.

F19-005 Call for Salmonella/ Entero in poultry feed data from Animal and Plant Health Agency 28 Jan 2019

The Animal and Plant Health Agency ( APHA ) are conducting a research project into Salmonella in broiler poultry production, and are seeking microbiological data relating Enterobacteriaceae counts from feed mills. The data will be used to establish a baseline for hygiene monitoring in feed mills and to see the relationship, if any, with Salmonella results.

F19-004 Summary results from AIC-AHDB Contaminants Monitoring Project 21 Jan 2019

Attached are the results for fresh samples from the 2018 harvest.