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F18-060 Press coverage on packaging material residues in animal feed 18 Dec 2018

An article on today’s Feednavigator website referred to an article on plastic packaging residues in animal feed that originally appeared in The Guardian newspaper over the weekend. AIC and UKFFPA wish to reassure members that they engaged with this well in advance of publication as is reflected in the positive statements attributed to UKFFPA Chairman Paul Featherstone.

F18-059 Food Standards Agency Scientific Committees Recruitment Campaign 11 Dec 2018

The Food Standards Agency Chair, Heather Hancock, and the Chief Scientific Adviser, Professor Guy Poppy, are inviting applications to join three of FSA’s independent Scientific Advisory Committees including three new joint expert groups.

F18-058 Winter FAR Newsletter 03 Dec 2018

Please see attached a copy of the latest FAR Newsletter.

F18-057 November 2018 update on the Animal Nutrition Section of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed 20 Nov 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 7-9 November 2018.

F18-056 Labelling requirements set out in Commission Regulation 2017/2279 should be applied from 1st January 2019 20 Nov 2018

Members are reminded that the labelling requirements set out in Commission Regulation 2017/2279 , published in December 2017, should be applied from 1 st January 2019, for food-producing animals.

F18-055 Request for data on sustainable soya 12 Nov 2018

FEFAC perform an annual survey to estimate the levels of soya imported into the EU that are compliant with FEFAC Soy Sourcing Guidelines.

F18-054 Brexit Checklist for the Feed Industry 09 Nov 2018

  | Whilst a negotiated deal around Brexit is still expected, AIC are keen that Members have access to the necessary information to prepare their businesses, irrespective of the outcome of Brexit negotiations.

F18-053 AIC ASF Update - November 2018 05 Nov 2018

AIC continue to monitor the ASF situation closely. The following information serves as an update on the current situation regarding ASF outbreaks in China and Europe and some informative work on risk assessment for feed materials and feed additives based on the time lag between ‘born on date’ and date of manufacture.

F18-052 Defra Literature Search - Salmonella prevention in poultry feed 05 Nov 2018

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.

F18-051 September 2018 update on the Animal Nutrition Section of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed 02 Nov 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 September 2018.