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TRACEABILITY AND ASSURANCE

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Key – Those standards which have greater significance (all other standards are normal)

Recommendation – Those which do not affect certification

New – A completely new standard which the member must now adhere to

Revised – A standard that has changed and requires the member to take some different or additional action to before

Upgraded – The standard has been upgraded to a Key standard or from a Recommendation to a full standard

Appendix – Referenced in ‘How you will be measured’. Indicates that additional information is provided in the Appendices, which are available at the end of each section.

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Aim:

TRACEABILITY AND ASSURANCE

CR.TI.1 Key

Standards

A complete combinable crops passport must accompany each load that leaves the farm. (Revised)

How you will be measured

CR.TI.1.a

Up-to-date assurance information is detailed on the passport using either an assurance sticker or a Red Tractor downloadable pdf passport.

CR.TI.1.1 Key

Standards

There must be traceability up and down the production process and a system in place to pass this traceability link to the next point in the supply chain.

CR.TI.2

Standards

Producers must retain records of the destination/point of first tip of loads leaving the farm, where available.

Destination/point of first tip records/collection notes

CR.TI.3

Standards

It is recommended that samples are retained from all loads leaving the farm.

How you will be measured

CR.TI.3.a

Samples are kept for three months.

CR.TI.3.b

Samples are taken in line with the AHDBs Grain Sampling Guide.

CR.TI.4 Key

Standards

Traceability records must be kept to identify varieties and fields of origin of crops stored in bulk/bins.

Stored crop traceability records

CR.TI.5

Standards

Certificates/lot numbers and product name(s) of any purchased seed and seed treatment must be available.

Seed treatment records (including any treatments made by processors pre-purchase)

CR.TI.6 Key

Standards

Producers must not market assured and non-assured combinable crops and/or sugar beet produced on the same holding. (Revised)

How you will be measured

CR.TI.6.a

If you are providing third party storage for non-assured combinable crops and/or sugar beet it is physically separated from assured combinable crops/sugar beet.

CR.TI.6.b

Separate records are kept showing delivery and out-loading of assured and non-assured product.

Delivery and out-loading records for assured and non-assured product