F19-004 Summary results from AIC-AHDB Contaminants Monitoring Project 21 Jan 2019
Attached are the results for fresh samples from the 2018 harvest.
GM19-001 Erucic Acid Update 17 Jan 2019
Whilst it has been expected for the last year, the Commission has now confirmed that proposals to revise the maximum level for erucic acid in oil from oilseed rape down to 2% will be on the agenda of the Standing Committee on Novel Foods and Toxicological Safety of the Food Chain for its next meeting on 8 th February.
G19-003 The draft Environment Bill - aims and purpose explained 17 Jan 2019
Further to details circulated on 21 st December (G18 077) the team at AIC has read through the provisions of the Draft Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill which will put into place: | the new internal UK governance procedure for the environment, outside the EU embed environmental considerations into all relevant policy making hold Government today and, in the future, to account to deliver Defra’s 25 Year environment plan - just as the existing Committee on Climate Change does in keeping Government on track to meet its Climate Change Act targets The Bill will not regulate business.
F19-003 AIC media response to EAT-LANCET Commission report on 'Sustainable Food Systems' 17 Jan 2019
Following yesterday’s notice to members; today, AIC and other farming bodies have released their responses to the report : | The AIC’s response can be viewed on the AIC website: https://www.agindustries.org.uk/news-and-events/news/aic-calls-for-eat-lancet-report-to-be-taken-in-moderation/
F19-002 EAT-LANCET Commission report on 'Sustainable Food Systems' 16 Jan 2019
On Wednesday 16 th January, the EAT-Lancet Commission ( https://eatforum.org/eat-lancet-commission/ ) will issue a report on “sustainable food systems" in the Lancet Medical Journal. This report will:
G19-002 Defra Clean Air Strategy takes on board industry advice 15 Jan 2019
Defra published its Clean Air Strategy yesterday. Further details will follow.
F19-001 Medicated Feed Regulation Published in Official Journal 14 Jan 2019
The Regulation on the production of Medicated Feed, agreed in June 2018, was published in the Official Journal this week though it does not come into force until 28 January 2022. Because of the interconnections between the two documents the regulation is part of a package with the Veterinary Medicinal Products Regulation and, in particular, as regards measures against antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
G19-001 Competition Law Compliance Training 14 Jan 2019
AIC is pleased to be able to offer Members the opportunity to join in a training session on Competition Law Compliance. The importance of this subject cannot be emphasised enough and will be of particular interest and relevance to Members who participate in Committees, Groups and/or open forum meetings where competitors may be present.
CP19-003 Final dates for sale and supply, storage and use of metaldehyde products confirmed 09 Jan 2019
CRD has published withdrawal notices for metaldehyde products on its website. Please see attached withdrawal notice for product details.
FR19-001 Notice of Fertiliser Sector Meetings 2019 07 Jan 2019
Notice of Fertiliser Sector Meetings 2019 | SPRING 12th February,