GM18-007 Erucic acid update 24 May 2018
The revision of maximum levels for erucic acid in oil from oilseed rape down to 2% is very much still expected, however it is not on the agenda for the forthcoming June 11 th Standing Committee on Novel Foods and Toxicological Safety of the Food Chain.
G18-031 AIC - GDPR COMPLIANCE 23 May 2018
The new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) come into force on Friday 25 th May 2018.
G18-030 Defra consults on a its future strategy for air quality 22 May 2018
Members may have seen the widespread media attention on the Air Quality Strategy consultation launched today. Ammonia losses from farming are an intrinsic and high profile component of the proposals, as Government seeks to address air quality concerns and meet its ambitious 2030 emission reduction targets.
CP18-019 Glyphosate stewardship promoted to minimise residues and prevent resistance 21 May 2018
AHDB, AIC, NFU and the Weed Resistance Action Group (WRAG) are working with members of the UK Glyphosate Task Force to promote best practice in the use of glyphosate. The aim is to help ensure the continued availability and efficacy of glyphosate-based herbicide products, following the renewal of approval of the active substance in the EU for five years in November 2017.
F18-026 Defra Literature Search – Salmonella control 18 May 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.
CP18-018 EU General Court rules on the Bayer and Syngenta challenge on the restrictions on clothianidin, thiamethoxam and imidacloprid 17 May 2018
The General Court today confirmed that the restrictions on the use of clothianidin, thiamethoxam and imidacloprid introduced in 2013 are valid.
F18-025 Vitamin B2 produced by Bacillus subtilis KCCM-10445 and milk replacers 16 May 2018
The anticipated denial of authorisation and removal from the market of products containing Vitamin B2 (80%) produced by Bacillus subtilis KCCM 10445 has been the subject of a number of recent Member Briefings.
G18-029 Agri-Tech Newsletter - Issue 36 April 2018 11 May 2018
CP18-017 Plant Protection Products expiry dates as of 9 May 2018 09 May 2018
Please find attached the most recent plant protection product expiry date spreadsheet from CRD, dated 9th May 2018.
BI18-006 Training Event: DSEAR in the Agricultural Industry Supply Sector 08 May 2018
AIC are pleased to announce that Safety Management Ltd will provide two training events designed to explore the application of the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (“DSEAR”) to the agrisupply sector.