FR20-002 New EFBA video on blending 24 Jan 2020
The European Fertilizer Blenders Association (EFBA) has developed a suite of short animated video presentations advocating the use of blended fertiliser in English, French , German and Italian languages. These are made available for use by blenders and distributors who are in turn members of the EFBA's national afiliates.
F20-003 Important information from Defra on TRACES and Smarter Rules for Safer Food (SRSF) 24 Jan 2020
AIC has received notification today from Defra of the implementation of SRSF regulations. In addition, Defra have announced a series of workshops and webinars next week for businesses, information on these is given towards the end of this message:
G20-004 UFAS Short notice audits – updated fees 24 Jan 2020
As previously announced, the introduction of UFAS 2020 will also see the start of a new, enhanced short notice and unannounced audit programme for all UFAS participants. To recap the new audit regime:
G20-002 New FIAS i-learning module for Storage. 23 Jan 2020
AIC Services has added a new module to its Trade Assurance Scheme i-learning portfolio to support participants of the FIAS scheme.
G20-003 Climate Change Committee proposes Land Use policies for net zero carbon 23 Jan 2020
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC), which has a mandate to hold Governments to account to deliver net zero carbon by 2050, has launched a report on Land Use: Policies for a Net Zero UK. AIC is involved at today’s roundtable launch event of 30 industry leaders and works with several of the CCC analysis team in helping them to interpret and to understand the wider connotations of their findings.
BI20-002 Croner Business Insight Event for AIC Members 21 Jan 2020
Members are to be made aware of an event being run by our Business Insight partner, Croner.
BR20-002 UK sets out FTA plans for regulatory equivalence 20 Jan 2020
Over the weekend there were a number of press reports on the UK Government position regarding the intention to cease regulatory alignment with the EU from the end of the transition period, 31 st December 2020.
CP20-005 Label changes to straight ethofumesate products 20 Jan 2020
Currently some straight ethofumesate products have an approval for application to grass crops grown for seed production.
FR20-001 Carriage of Dangerous Goods - webinar available 17 Jan 2020
Members involved in the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and ADR may be interested in the upcoming webinar from the Freight Trade Association (FTA) "Introduction to Dangerous Goods".
BR20-001 Revised Agriculture Bill introduced to Parliament 17 Jan 2020
The Government has, as promised, published a draft Agriculture Bill which started its Parliamentary journey on 16 th January, with the intention that it receives the Royal Assent during the first half of the year. A copy of the Bill is attached for information.