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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.

F18-050 Publication of FSA Technical notices in the event of a no Brexit Deal 23 Oct 2018

Please find below links to documents published by FSA that relate to: | A.

F18-049 AHDB/CIEL Feed Into Beef Project - Request for survey response 23 Oct 2018

CIEL are requesting input from AIC members to help inform the new Feed into Beef Project which aims to update and improve the nutrition guidelines for beef cattle in the UK. CIEL have invited industry partners to complete an online survey by Friday 26 th October so that inustry ideas and experiences can be incorporated into the project.

F18-048 BSE case confirmed in Scotland 18 Oct 2018

The Scottish Government has today confirmed a single case of BSE in Aberdeenshire.

F18-046 The updated FEFAC/Copa-Cogeca Code of Good labelling practice endorsed at the SCoPAFF meeting - Section animal nutrition, on 17-18 September 2018 09 Oct 2018

At its last meeting on 17-18 September 2018, the SCoPAFF endorsed the revised version of the FEFAC/Copa-Cogeca Code of Good Labelling practice for compound feed for food producing animals.

F18-045 FSA Consultation on retained EU Law for Food and Feed Safety and Hygiene 24 Sep 2018

FSA have issued a consultation with the title: Proposed Approach to Retained EU Law for Food and Feed Safety and Hygiene.

F18-044 FEMAS 2019 Standard Consultation 24 Sep 2018

The draft FEMAS 2019 Standard has been published on the AIC website , along with a summary of the principles behind the proposed changes, and comments are invited before the 13th November to Simon Williams. The FEMAS Review Group has spent the last 18 months discussing the detailed requirements within the FEMAS Standard and redrafting with the aim of making the document more user-friendly whilst maintaining a high level of feed safety.

F18-043 Denial of authorisation of Vitamin B2 produced by Bacillus subtilis KCCM-10445 published in the OJ. 21 Sep 2018

The denial of authorisation of riboflavin (80 %) produced by Bacillus subtilis KCCM-10445 was published in the Official Journal on 20 th September 2018.

F18-042 African Swine Fever confirmed in Belgium 14 Sep 2018

Following on from AIC’s previous member briefing Ref: F18-041 concerning ASF, Belgium’s food safety agency announced yesterday that it had identified ASF in two wild boars carrying the disease around the southern village of Étalle, in the Belgian province of Luxembourg. This is the latest development in a worrying trend that has seen an escalation in cases in Europe in recent months.