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AIC – Supply Chain Update: 3 April 2020
The AIC remains in close contact with members across all sectors (Animal Feed, Arable Marketing, Crop Protection, Fertiliser and Seed) right across the country. At the current time reports are that supplies chains are working hard and holding up as business adapts to the rapidly changing economy.
AIC Assurance Schemes to start “Remote Auditing”: 3 April 2020
Following the decision taken in March to suspend auditing of all AIC Trade Assurance Schemes, the certification bodies have been working with AIC staff to develop a new approach to enable certification of participants to continue.
AIC Assurance Schemes – updated response to Coronavirus: 19 March 2020
AIC has been monitoring the development of the coronavirus pandemic, and the evolving advice from the UK government on minimising spread and containment.
AIC Services Feed & Food Assurance Schemes introduce NEW audit regimes: 17 February 2020
In response to the need to demonstrate increasing levels of robustness in the feed assurance schemes AIC Services will be introducing a range of NEW short notice and unannounced audits for the FEMAS, TASCC and UFAS assurance schemes from Q1, 2020.
New i-learning module for FIAS Merchants: 29 October 2019
AIC Services has added a new module to its Trade Assurance Scheme i-learning portfolio to support participants of the FIAS scheme.
AIC improves robustness of assurance schemes: 2 July 2019
The Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) is improving the robustness of its assurance schemes by launching an identification card for all auditors.
NEW Impetus for Forage Analysis Assurance Group: 1 July 2019
The Forage Analysis Assurance Group (FAA Group), comprising laboratories and companies working in the area of forage analysis in the UK and Republic of Ireland, have appointed the Agricultural Industries Confederation Services (AICS) to take on management of the group and its services.
Looking at New Horizons for the UK Agri-food supply chain and the whole of British agriculture will be the focus of this year’s Agribusiness conference which will be held on 13 November at the East of England Showground, Peterborough.
The Fertiliser Industry Assurance Scheme (FIAS), in collaboration with the Agricultural Industries Confederation (FIAS), National Counter Terrorism Security Office and NFU has developed an infographic video presentation on safely storing and handling fertilisers on farm.
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.