AIC’s Animal Feed Sector represents over 95% of the UK’s compound animal feed production industry and acts as the voice of the UK animal feed sector. It seeks to support its members’ interests through providing a combination of services including, lobbying, technical support, sharing information and statistics and by providing trade assurance. The aim of the animal feed sector is to improve the competitive position of AIC member companies. We identify, assess and communicate national and international issues that might impact on the competitiveness of the industry and which could affect the long-term sustainability of UK farming and food production.
The aim of the animal feed sector is to improve the competitive position of AIC member companies within the agri supply industry. This is achieved by the sector through following a number of objectives including:
Please find the results of the fresh samples taken during the 2020 harvest. The contaminants project, of which AIC is a partner, is entering its final year in 2021 though AHDB have proposed, due to impacts of Covid-19 on the workloads and company resources, to extend the current project by a further 12 months.
The International Committee Road Transport association (ICRT), which includes GMP International, Qualimat Transport, Ovocom, QS, EFISC-GTP, AIC, and AMA-Marketing, has launched a new website for the International Database Transport (for) Feed (IDTF) including new cleaning regimes for inland waterways transport.
Due to the ongoing challenges faced by Covid-19, the Department for Transport has announced there will be a temporary relaxation of the enforcement of the retained drivers' hours rules in England, Scotland and Wales for the general haulage of goods in Great Britain.
On Wednesday 27 January 2021 between 14:00-16:00 UK time the UK’s Border Protocol and Delivery Group will be holding a webinar on Microsoft Teams to discuss border procedural formalities for Exporting Goods from GB to the EU and from EU to GB via Belgium and the Netherlands.
The legislation outlined in this section applies to the manufacture, sale and supply of animal feed in the United Kingdom and is divided according to the main set of regulations. Links to relevant pieces of legislation and guidance are provided.
There is an ever increasing focus on the environmental impact of feed and AIC provides support for members on the environmental policies affecting feed mills and feeding advice, as well as updates on sustainability issues.
The European Feed Manufacturers' Federation (FEFAC) was founded in 1959 by five national compound feed associations. Now it represents, as full members, 28 national associations in 27 European countries as well as associations in Switzerland, Turkey, Norway, Serbia and Russia with observer/associate member status.
The EU legislation and guidance provided here might be of interest to the UK feed industry. This may be of particular interest to those exporting feeds to the EU and also to feed businesses operating in or trading with Northern Ireland.
Consultation seeking stakeholders’ views on proposals to amend the Food Law Code of Practice (the Code) and Food Law Practice Guidance (the Practice Guidance), in Wales, and implement the FSA Knowledge and skills for the effective delivery of official food and feed controls and other activities (Competency Framework).
The UK Former Foodstuffs Processors Association, (an AIC affiliate) represents the former foodstuffs sector as well as safeguarding its activities and promoting its interests on issues affecting its members. James McCulloch, Head of Sector Animal Feed, is the key contact for UKFFPA.
The AIC Feed Sector consists of a number of committees. Each committee and working group has specific aims and objectives in line with the aims and objectives of the sector. The minutes of each committee and working group are published on the website so members can be fully involved in all of the technical discussions.
Provides an assurance system for the trading of combinable crops for food, feed and biofuel use, the trading of compound feed and feed materials and the transport and storage of combinable crops and animal feeds to meet safety requirements defined by legislators and industry.