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F20-020 Updated FEMAS Maize Aflatoxin Protocol published 29 Apr 2020

AIC has today published an updated version of the FEMAS Maize Aflatoxin Protocol. The only change from the previous version is the reducing of the risk rating for maize from Spain from Medium to Low.

F20-019 Temporary changes to meeting Permit requirements at feedmills 23 Apr 2020

To operators of feedmills with their Environmental Permits regulated by the Environment Agency, several temporary relaxations now apply to maintaining compliance with Permits conditions. These may be helpful during these difficult times.

F20-018 UFAS Remote auditing trial to begin 20 Apr 2020

Lloyd’s Register (LR) are commencing a trial of a new remote auditing system in response to the travel restrictions currently in place. The auditor team have been trained and will shortly begin contacting participants with audits due to arrange convenient dates.

F20-017 FSA advice on reformulations and labelling of animal feed in response to the coronavirus pandemic 16 Apr 2020

Further to requests from AIC, the Food Standards Agency has provided the following legal clarifications on reformulation and animal feed production establishments.

F20-016 Emergency authorisation of Chlorpyrifos-Methyl 14 Apr 2020

The EU Commission has opened the door for emergency authorisations of chlorpyrifos-methyl at the national level, with the underlying assumption of an EU-wide recognition of the provisional MRLs in place all over the EU.

F20-015 Defra agreement for organic dairy farmers to apply for derogations to feed non organic feed where they have no market for organic milk 14 Apr 2020

AIC have been informed of this Defra decision made earlier this week after consultation with certification bodies and organic milk producer representatives.

F20-014 Salmonella Infantis isolations 03 Apr 2020

AIC has been contacted by the Animal & Plant Health Agency (APHA), and asked to raise awareness within the feed industry about a recent increase in isolations of Salmonella Infantis.

F20-013 AIC guidance on the safe delivery of feed to farms 01 Apr 2020

AIC has produced some guidance for members to ensure that animal feed deliveries to farms are maintained through the current coronavirus situation.

F20-012 Derogations on Goods Drivers Hours Rules and MOTs 25 Mar 2020

Temporary relaxation of the EU and GB drivers’ hours rules for drivers carrying goods by road.

F20-012 Derogations on Goods Drivers Hours Rules and MOTs 23 Mar 2020

Temporary relaxation of the EU and GB drivers’ hours rules for drivers carrying goods by road.