Webinars are available to members on the current Due Diligence consultation on forest risk commodities. 2 are being offered by Defra in January, and AIC will be hosting its own webinar Q&A on this subject for members in early February.
VMD yesterday published their statement on ZnO which effectively means that pig producers can continue to use ZnO for a period of up to 2 years beyond 26th June for product that has been QP released in advance of this date.
The UK government, a signatory to the New York Declaration and the Amsterdam Declarations, convened the UK Roundtable on Sourcing Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). Its members include trade associations for key palm oil-using sectors, the major UK refiners, manufacturers, retailers, food service, finance and NGOs with the aim of promoting the uptake of sustainable palm oil (SPO) in the UK.
The European Soy Monitoring report is a summary of the most important developments and figures in the soy market of 2019. It provides insights on the European uptake of compliant responsible and deforestation-free soy in 2019 and introduces new data on the uptake of the FEFAC Soy Sourcing Guidelines in 2019.
The UK Former Foodstuff Processors Association (UKFFPA) and the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) has for the first time released verified carbon footprint scores for former food products (foodstuff) used in animal feed.
FSA and FSS have launched consultations seeking stakeholders’ views, comments and feedback in relation to regulated product applications for nine genetically modified organisms (GMOs) for food and feed uses, which have been submitted for authorisation.
AIC Services Palm Oil Credit Scheme (APOCS) has been launched in conjunction with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) to purchase palm oil credits on behalf of AIC members and support sustainable supply chains.
From 1 January 2022, all Products of Animal Origin (POAO), Animal By-Products (ABP) and High Risk Foods Not of Animal Origin (HRFNAO) consignments need to be pre-notified on the Import of products, animals, food and feed system (IPAFFS).