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End of beef ban by China hailed as success for UK assurance schemes – AIC: 28 June 2018

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

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.

New Chief Executive announced for the Agricultural Industries Confederation: 10 January 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.

AIC welcomes ‘earned recognition’ changes in Northern Ireland: 20 June 2017

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’.

Universal Feed Assurance Scheme (UFAS) appoints new Certification Body: 1 June 2017

The Agricultural Industries Confederation has appointed Acoura, part of the Lloyd's Register group, to certify and audit UFAS from 1 September 2017.

New Vehicle Inventory Database simplifies work of assurance participants and auditors: 16 January 2017

Kiwa-PAI and AIC Services have a launched the ‘Vehicle Inventory Database’ (VID), an on-line portal to maintain vehicle records and provide traceability in one place for participants in the AIC trade assurance schemes – FEMAS, FIAS, TASCC and UFAS.

Farmers and suppliers told to unite for best Brexit deal: 25 November 2016

AIC press coverage - Farmers Weekly - Johann Tasker
Thursday 24 November 2016 5:00

Brexit needs a joined up industry response, says new AIC Chairman

Brexit needs a joined up industry response, says new AIC Chairman: 6 October 2016

Negotiating the future of agriculture outside the European Union will demand a concerted effort by all involved, says Nick Major who has been elected as the sixth Chairman of the Agricultural Industries Confederation.

Feed assurance report highlights safe and transparent supply chain: 4 October 2016

An in-depth report from AIC Services on livestock feed assurance in the UK concludes that “UK animal feed is produced in a safe and transparent supply chain”.

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