News and Events
Four leading feed safety assurance scheme holders agreed to harmonize requirements for purchasing feed ingredients and services at national, European and international level to simplify administration and share best practice.
IFFO Ethoxyuin Statement June 2015
Concerns have been reported in different media on the presence of the antioxidant feed additive ethoxyquin (E324) in farmed fish, thereby speculating that eating such fish could be unhealthy. This fact sheet aims to clarify the position of the use and effects of ethoxyquin.
The Feed Adviser Register (FAR) continues to meet its overall objectives, according to AIC Services Managing Director John Kelley. The Register, which was launched two year ago in May has nearly 1200 members and the vast majority of these have already completed their core competencies in the first two training modules.
Make AgriBusiness 2016 a Date for Your Diary in November : 2 July 2015
‘Be sure you put November 11th – the date for AgriBusiness 2016, the agri-supply industry conference - in your diary.’ That’s the message from the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC).
Single issue policy making at European and UK levels appears to be reducing the ability of British agriculture to achieve its objective of ‘producing more from less’, according to the Agricultural Industries Confederation – the trade body for Britain’s agriculture supply industry.
AIC are delighted to announce that after years of discussion between AIC Services and the Department for Transport (DfT) the DfT Dangerous Goods Division has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AIC granting “Earned Recognition” to FIAS certified hauliers with respect to the security requirements contained within ADR Chapter 1.10.
AIC welcomes new guidance on safe securing of loads: 21 May 2015
The Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) has welcomed the Department for Transport’s updated guidance on safe securing of loads for vehicle operators.
The Agricultural Industries Confederation has welcomed the publication of new Soy Sourcing Guidelines by the European Compound Feed Manufacturers’ Federation (FEFAC) as an important first step in encouraging the use of responsibly produced soy in mainstream European supply chains.
AIC urges new Government to pursue growth and sustainability: 23 March 2015
Growth and sustainability are at the heart of what the agricultural supply industry seeks from the next Government.
FAR Core Competencies - Planned Workshops: 20 March 2015
APT are planning to run two workshops in September to meet the needs of the Feed Advisors Register. These will be:
Ruminant Nutrition (meets FAR Ruminant module groups 1-5 plus 7)*
Ruminant Health and Welfare (meets FAR Ruminant module groups 6, 8-10)*