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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.

F19-003 AIC media response to EAT-LANCET Commission report on 'Sustainable Food Systems' 17 Jan 2019

Following yesterday’s notice to members; today, AIC and other farming bodies have released their responses to the report : | The AIC’s response can be viewed on the AIC website: https://www.agindustries.org.uk/news-and-events/news/aic-calls-for-eat-lancet-report-to-be-taken-in-moderation/

F19-002 EAT-LANCET Commission report on 'Sustainable Food Systems' 16 Jan 2019

On Wednesday 16 th January, the EAT-Lancet Commission ( https://eatforum.org/eat-lancet-commission/ ) will issue a report on “sustainable food systems" in the Lancet Medical Journal. This report will:

F19-001 Medicated Feed Regulation Published in Official Journal 14 Jan 2019

The Regulation on the production of Medicated Feed, agreed in June 2018, was published in the Official Journal this week though it does not come into force until 28 January 2022. Because of the interconnections between the two documents the regulation is part of a package with the Veterinary Medicinal Products Regulation and, in particular, as regards measures against antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

F18-061 December 2018 update on the Animal Nutrition Section of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed Rapidly developing policies 24 Dec 2018

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 17-18 December 2018.