GM19-020 Update on exports to Algeria 28 Nov 2019
Further to Briefing GM19-19 , COCERAL advises that more information has now been received from DG Trade stating: | “according to the current state of play, only the requirement of using FOB incoterm will be extended to all imported products as of the end of this year.”
GM19-019 Potential Issues on Exports to Algeria 26 Nov 2019
COCERAL has been advised by the EU Commission of new rules being imposed by Algeria on payment of imported goods by Algerian importers.
GM19-018 New erucic acid limit comes into force 28th November 2019 15 Nov 2019
As detailed in GM19-014 in June 2019 the Standing Committee on Novel Food and Toxicological safety voted through long discussed new erucic acid limits in certain foods. The legislative process of bringing these new levels into law then began.
GM19-017 November 2019 update on status of European Commission discussions on contaminants 01 Nov 2019
In advance of the upcoming SCoPAFF on 18 th November, the current status of mycotoxin legislative developments is laid out below. It is understood civil servants have not been given authority to attend any meetings in Brussels at this time.
GM19-016 September 2019 update on status of European Commission discussions on contaminants 16 Sep 2019
Members will be aware AIC is working closely with BOBMA, nabim, and MAGB on the issue of mycotoxins and legislative limits. This briefing addresses changes learned from the 6 th September Working Group.
GM19-015 Mycotoxin Reporting Harvest 2019 – DON, ZON, T2-HT2 and ergot alkaloids 22 Jul 2019
With the wheat harvest beginning soon, AIC is again running its annual mycotoxin test results exercise with nabim, whereby we are looking to collate all mycotoxin test results which members perform on farm samples. These are then combined with the test results from mill intakes.
GM19-014 SCOPAFF vote erucic acid limit in vegetable oil down to 2% 08 Jul 2019
AIC has learned that at on 27 th June the Standing Committee on Novel Food and Toxicological safety voted through the long discussed new erucic acid limits in certain foods. Whilst a reduction from 5% in vegetable oil down to 2% had been agreed in principle several months ago, it is now in the process of becoming in EU legislation.
GM19-013 Update on industry discussions around electronic data sharing 14 Jun 2019
In 2017 progress was halted on the e-grain passport project, however it was recognised at the time that if the supply chain determined there was a desire to re-examine the matter it could well be revisited.
GM19-012 UK Assurance Schemes and the EU Renewable Energy Directive 11 Jun 2019
In September 2014 AIC’s TASCC and UFAS Assurance schemes were accredited as voluntary schemes under the EU’s Renewable Energy Directive. This accreditation lasts for 5 years and therefore the current accreditation comes to an end later this year.
GM19-011 Update on status of European Commission discussions on contaminants 04 Jun 2019
Discussions around contaminants continue apace in Brussels, with significant changes to existing limits for foodstuffs being considered. When any changes are officially decided Members will be made aware.