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MONDAY, 10 AUGUST 2020  |  ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS APPOINTMENTS

Advice to Vice Admiral Sir Clive Johnstone, former Commander NATO Allied Maritime Command, Ministry of Defence, on business appointments after leaving Crown service

Advice letter: Vice Admiral Sir Clive Johnstone, Capability and Strategy Director, British Maritime Technology

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Vice Admiral Sir Clive Johnstone left his role as Commander NATO Allied Maritime Command in December 2019

Capability and Strategy Director, British Maritime Technology

Vice Admiral Sir Clive Johnstone sought the Committee’s advice about taking up an appointment with British Maritime Technology.

The letter containing the Committee’s consideration and the conditions imposed on the appointment was sent in July 2020; and the appointment was taken up later that month.

Published 10 August 2020

TUESDAY, 11 AUGUST 2020  |  ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON RELEASES TO THE ENVIRONMENT

ACRE's advice on applications to market GM soybeans and maize in the EU.

ACRE advice on soybeans and maize

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ACRE’s generic advice for applications to market GM crops with a limited ability to grow or flower outside of agricultural conditions in the UK, for uses excluding cultivation. To date this includes soybean and maize applications only. The advice applies where ACRE considers a GM crop poses no greater risk to human health or the environment than non-GM varieties.

Published 22 April 2014
Last updated 11 August 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated with latest version.

  2. List in document updated to reflect approvals granted during 2018.

  3. Table updated in Annex 1 to include entries for 2017.

  4. Latest version of the file added.

  5. Added the latest version of this advice.

  6. ACRE advice on applications to market GM crops in the EU, updated to include Bt11 X MIR162 X MIR604 X GA21 maize

  7. ACRE advice on GM marketing applications updated to include MON87769 X MON89788 soybeans

  8. ACRE advice updated to include marketing applications for one maize and two soybean varieties.

  9. ACRE advice published on MON87708 X MON89788 soybeans and MON87427 maize

  10. ACRE advice on applications to market GM soybeans and maize in the EU, updated to include 5307 maize

  11. Updated list of ACRE advice on GM soybean and maize applications to include MON87769 soybeans and NK603 maize.

  12. First published.

Published 13 May 2020
Last updated 11 August 2020 + show all updates
  1. Published non-statutory zoonoses report for April to June 2020.

  2. First published.

TUESDAY, 11 AUGUST 2020  |  ANIMAL PLANT HEALTH AGENCY

Summary of investigations into chemical incidents on farms to ensure the health and welfare of livestock, and food safety, is protected.

Chemical food safety report: January to March 2020

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These reports are published by the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) on behalf of the Food Standards Agency.

They outline investigations on farms when food-producing animals have, or may have, been exposed to chemicals or botulinum toxin and which could then impact food safety.

These investigations take place to ensure that animal health and welfare is protected, and that risk management measures are in place to prevent chemical or botulinum toxin contamination of the food chain.

Previous reports

Previous reports are available on the archived versions of GOV.UK on the National Archives website.

Published 13 February 2015
Last updated 11 August 2020 + show all updates
  1. Published APHA chemical food safety report for April to June 2020.

  2. Published APHA chemical food safety report for January to March 2020.

  3. Added the October to December 2019 report.

  4. Published APHA chemical food safety report (livestock) for July to September 2019

  5. Report from April to June 2019 updated.

  6. chemical food safety report: April to June 2019 now available

  7. Chemical Food Safety Report: January to March 2019 now available

  8. Chemical food safety report: October to December 2018 available

  9. Chemical food safety report: July to September 2018 available

  10. Published April to June 2018 report

  11. Published January to March 2018 report

  12. Published October to December 2017 report

  13. Published July to September 2017

Published 21 January 2020
Last updated 11 August 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added link to focus article on rabbit haemorrhagic disease: a re-emerging threat to lagomorphs.

  2. Added link to disease considerations in smallholder and backyard poultry flocks article.

  3. Added link to the Veterinary Record cattle abortion update article.

  4. Added link to report - investigation of negated notifiable disease report cases in pigs.

  5. Added link to 'tickborne diseases of sheep' article.

  6. Added link to 'medium- to long-term endemic disease risks associated with flooding events' article.

  7. Added link to "Small ruminants: Investigating abortions in small ruminants" report.

  8. First published.

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