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The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) will deliver industry savings of some £2 million as a result of ‘earned recognition’.
US Government Report recognises contribution of FIAS to safe storage and handling of ammonium nitrate in UK: 23 May 2014
A United States Government report, produced in the aftermath of the West fertiliser incident in 2013 recognises how the Fertiliser Industry Assurance Scheme (FIAS) has contributed to safe storage and handling of ammonium nitrate in the UK.
New TASCC Codes issued ready for harvest 2014: 6 February 2014
The Agricultural Industries Association (AIC) has issued the new Codes of Practice for its Trade Assurance Scheme for Combinable Crops (TASCC). The scheme is effective from the 1st February 2014 and will remain in place for two years. This action is being taken to allow TASCC participants plenty of time to implement the codes before the start this year’s harvest period.
Germains Seed Technology becomes first UK participant in European Seed Treatment Assurance scheme (ESTA): 16 December 2013
The new assurance scheme for the seed treatment industry, the European Seed Treatment Assurance scheme (ESTA), has its first assured participant in the UK, announces AIC.
New European Seed Treatment Assurance scheme (ESTA) goes live in the UK: 21 November 2012
A new assurance scheme for the seed treatment industry, the European Seed Treatment Assurance scheme (ESTA), is now available in the UK through the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC).
Stay Ahead of the Curve with AIC Conference : 31 July 2012
Defra Secretary of State Caroline Spelman will lead a strong line-up of speakers at Agribusiness 2013, the Agricultural Industries Confederationís annual conference for the agricultural supply industry which this year takes the theme of ëStaying Ahead of the Curveí.
AIC completes successful TASCC seminar programme: 26 March 2012
AIC (Agricultural Industries Confederation) has completed a successful programme of seminars for its TASCC assurance scheme. The seminars, which took place at five locations across the UK, were attended by a total of 210 delegates.
AIC launches new Assurance Alert System: 26 January 2012
AIC has launched a new email service for participants in its assurance schemes: UFAS, TASCC, FIAS and FEMAS. The new alert service will inform them of any changes to the scheme registers.
New European assurance scheme for seed treatments undergoes UK testing : 1 December 2011
A pilot assurance scheme for the seed treatment industry, the European Seed Treatment Assurance scheme (ESTA), has been unveiled in the UK