15 Nov 2021
by Simon Williams

Avian Influenza update


In recent weeks there have been a steady stream of cases of Avian Influenza (AI) in various parts of Great Britain in both wild and captive birds. To ensure that businesses have the latest information on outbreaks and related controls they should visit the devolved administration websites at the following links:

England: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/avian-influenza-bird-flu

Northern Ireland: https://www.daera-ni.gov.uk/articles/avian-influenza-ai

Scotland: https://www.gov.scot/publications/avian-influenza-bird-flu/?utm_source=redirect&utm_medium=shorturl&utm_campaign=avianinfluenza

Wales: https://gov.wales/avian-influenza-bird-flu

AIC guidance on movements on to and off livestock farms in cases of notifiable diseases can be found here.


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Simon Williams

Simon Williams

Technical Manager, AIC Services

Simon Williams is Technical Manager for AIC Services. He is based at AIC Head Office, Peterborough and is responsible for the management and coordination of the FEMAS and UFAS assurance schemes as well as being the key contact for mutual recognition with European scheme owners and managing Earned Recognition relationships with UK feed and food competent authorities.

Previous to his role with AIC, Simon was employed in a variety of technical roles in the food industry covering primary and further processing of meat, breakfast cereals and a product technologist role with a major retailer.

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