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F19-034 Update on maleic hydrazide (MH) ‘specific provision regarding not feeding potato products to livestock’ 12 Jul 2019

  | The EU MH Task Force (Arysta LifeScience Great Britain Ltd.

F19-032 TV Programme on BBC2 Thursday 11th July - The Great British Beef Scandal 09 Jul 2019

We draw your attention to a television programme due to be aired on Thursday evening this week on BBC2. The subject matter is BSE and the programme synopsis suggests that the focus will be on the political mismanagement of the issue.

F19-030 Defra Literature Search – Salmonella control 02 Jul 2019

As part of the Defra funded research project on Salmonella control in chicken broiler production officials have instituted a regular literature search on issues relating to broilers and biosecurity or potential food borne pathogens.

F19-031 June 2019 update on the Animal Nutrition Section of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed 02 Jul 2019

  | Meeting schedule The next meeting is scheduled for 9-11 September 2019.

F19-028 Copper Carbonate - update to member briefing F19-023 28 Jun 2019

Copper Carbonate | Previous communication (Member Briefing F19-023) drew attention to an apparent discrepancy between the theoretical maximum and actual copper content of copper carbonates and suggested that the authorised version (copper carbonate monohydrate) was not available on the market and that a separate formulation (copper carbonate anhydrous) was the version available on the market.

F19-029 Summary results from AHDB Contaminants Monitoring Project 28 Jun 2019

Attached are the results for stored samples from the 2018 harvest. Sampling was carried out in February/March 2019.

F19-027 Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/901 on sources of vitamin B2 04 Jun 2019

The implementing Regulation authorising certain sources of Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) was published in the Official Journal on 3rd June and comes into force on 23rd June.

F19-026 EU Feed Protein Balance Sheet 31 May 2019

On 20 May 2019, the European Commission published an updated EU Feed Protein Balance sheet together with an explanatory note. Both documents are attached for your information.

F19-025 International diease monitoring report from the APHA 13 May 2019

Please find attached APHA’s latest report on international disease monitoring. This short report provides a summary of notifiable animal disease outbreaks including avian diseases.

F19-024 Update on Maleic Hydrazide and specific provisions relating to feeding treated potato products to livestock 03 May 2019

AIC have reported previously on the major implications for the livestock sector, the feed sector, the potato sector and crop protection sector of the imposition of specific provisions set out in the Regulation (EU) 2017/1506 published on 28th August 2017 renewing the EU approval of Maleic Hydrazide (MH). Following assessment MH has been reapproved for use in Europe for a further 15 years.