News and Events
AIC Issues Wish List to Incoming UK Government: 17 May 2017
As another General Election approaches, the Agricultural Industries Confederation has published a document outlining what the UK agri-supply industry looks to the next Government to deliver.
Given the complexity surrounding agricultural trade arrangements, the Agricultural Industries Confederation Board, believes a priority in Brexit negotiations is to set the framework to allow a detailed Free Trade Agreement with Europe to be negotiated during a tariff free transition period.
Agri-Brexit Coalition prepares to play its part for the future of UK food and farming: 29 March 2017
With Article 50 now formally triggered by Prime Minister Theresa May, the Agri-Brexit Coalition looks forward to playing an active and informed role in helping Government achieve its objective of the best deal for the UK and the industry to meet opportunities and challenges.
Article 50 must be ‘starting gun’ for dual dialogue – AIC: 29 March 2017
With Article 50 now triggered, the Agricultural Industries Confederation supports the UK Government’s determination that trade negotiations need to commence alongside the exit debate to avoid jeopardising Britain’s vital food and farming industries.
AIC welcomes ECHA confirmation on glyphosate safety: 15 March 2017
AIC welcomes the science-based confirmation by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) that glyphosate is not carcinogenic, mutagenic or reprotoxic.
New Brexit Coalition Unites Voices on Agricultural Supply, Trade, Technology and Advice: 14 March 2017
The Agri-Brexit Coalition is a new grouping of eight organisations and trade associations involved in agribusiness, which aims to bring together the expertise of this particular sector of UK agriculture plc as negotiations on Brexit progress.
Former foodstuffs processors welcome European vote on food waste: 1 February 2017
The UK’s association for former foodstuffs processing has welcomed a proposal by MEPs to halve food waste by 2030. The proposal by the European Parliament’s Environment Committee will be voted on by the full Parliament in March. It was one of four proposals on boosting recycling, reducing landfill and curbing food waste which were debated by the Committee.
The Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) has announced the launch of its latest training module for the Feed Adviser Register (FAR). Module 3, Section 2 will highlight practical ways that feed advisers can help to reduce emissions on farms. It builds on information gained in FAR Module 3, Section 1.
AIC response to Prime minister's speech: 17 January 2017
AIC warns EU 'divorce without single market access or customs union membership poses huge threat to UK food and agriculture industries.
New Vehicle Inventory Database simplifies work of assurance participants and auditors: 16 January 2017
Kiwa-PAI and AIC Services have a launched the ‘Vehicle Inventory Database’ (VID), an on-line portal to maintain vehicle records and provide traceability in one place for participants in the AIC trade assurance schemes – FEMAS, FIAS, TASCC and UFAS.