NOPS scheme set to become stand-alone code: 5 October 2015
The highly successful NOPS scheme, set up in 2009 to help reduce the risk of naturally occurring prohibited substances in equine feed, is set for key administration changes that will see it continue to grow and develop its international presence.
Better feed advice by FAR: 1 October 2015
‘Use a member of the Feed Adviser Register (FAR) for greater feed efficiency and reduced greenhouse gas emissions’ – is the message being promoted to UK livestock farmers.
COCERAL and AIC Renew Mutual Recognition: 1 October 2015
between GTP Code and UFAS, FEMAS and TASCC
Towards a more efficient, transparent and free agricultural market
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.