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FEMAS 2019 Standard published: 8 March 2019
AIC Services has published an updated FEMAS standard for the assurance scheme for producers and suppliers of feed ingredients.
AIC awards TASCC Certification Body contract to Kiwa: 6 December 2018
The Agricultural Industries Confederation has announced that Kiwa has been appointed as the certification body (CB) to run the Trade Assurance Scheme for Combinable Crops (TASCC) for the next four years.
Agri-Brexit Coalition – Review and Future Plans: 8 August 2018
The eight trade association members of the Agri-Brexit Coalition met at the AIC office on Monday August 6th, to review progress to date and make detailed plans for the autumn programme.
The opportunities for British agriculture post-Brexit will be top of the agenda for this year's Agribusiness conference organised by the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC). The conference, to be held on November 14th at the East of England Showground, Peterborough, takes the theme of 'Creating a resilient UK Agri-food supply chain.'
The Agricultural Industries Confederation has welcomed the news that China is lifting its export ban on British beef as a result of demonstrating the level of assurance that exists across the supply chain.
AIC appoints James McCulloch to head up Feed Sector: 17 January 2018
James McCulloch, who has extensive experience in the livestock feed industry and lobbying, has joined the Agricultural Industries Confederation as Head of Feed Sector taking over from George Perrott.
NEW TASCC Codes of Practice issued: 15 January 2018
New Codes of Practice for the Trade Assurance Scheme for Combinable Crops (TASCC) have been published on the Agricultural Industries Confederation's website ahead of the codes coming into force on 1 February 2018.
Robert Sheasby, currently NFU Regional Director for East Anglia, has been appointed to become Chief Executive of the leading agri-supply trade association AIC.
Feed businesses in Northern Ireland who participate in and comply with the feed assurance schemes – FEMAS, TASCC and UFAS – can look forward to fewer inspections and less sampling as the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs implements the concept of ‘Earned Recognition’.
The Agricultural Industries Confederation has appointed Acoura, part of the Lloyd's Register group, to certify and audit UFAS from 1 September 2017.