There have been a number of enquiries from members seeking guidance on the requirements for appointing representatives in the EU and on the requirements for labelling of feed exported to the EU post UK EU-exit.
Chaired by Caz Graham from BBC Farming Today, the agenda also boasts a collection of impressive speakers ranging from Defra’s Minister of State for Agriculture Victoria Prentis and Minette Batters, NFU President to Kate Hofman, Co-Founder of GrowUp Urban Farms and Fiona Smith, Law Professor at University of Leeds.
Covid-19 Announcement - Changes to the Job Support Scheme | Yesterday, the Chancellor announced changes to how the Coronavirus Job Support Scheme will work once it comes into efffect from 1st November and affects all UK employers who meet the eligibility criteria.
Please find attached information from Red Tractor regarding changes they are making to the Red Tractor Combinable Crops and Sugar Beet checker regarding members who have only temporary storage and therefore cannot sell assured grain from the 31 st October.
Members will be aware of the discovery of a prohibited substance zilpaterol (22 µg/kg - ppb) in sugar cane molasses from South Africa. Zilpaterol is a beta-agonist authorised in certain countries (Mexico, South Africa, USA) as a growth promoter.
The following notification has been received from Defra regarding the changes to the UK biosecurity level for incursion of avian influenza through the movements of wild birds in response to avian flu being detected in the Netherlands: | The Netherlands has reported 2 cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in wild waterfowl (mute swans).
Following on from last week's Member Briefing (G20-135) on deliveries to and from Wales and Scotland from English Tier 2 and 3 regions, Wales have announced that they will be entering a 'firebreak' period from tomorrow.
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.