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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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Control of contaminants



Control of contamination by mycotoxins must conform to AFS Combinable Crops Standard 13.0



Controls must be in place to protect oilseeds and feed ingredients from other contamination. Where oilseed processing is undertaken close to edible oil refining, it Standards for Cold Crush Oilseeds – final rev 1July 07 5 is often the practice for bleaching earth, gums and other refinery products to be added into the feed ingredients. Where this is the case, participants must be able to demonstrate that these products will not be hazardous to the feed ingredients.



The contamination of oilseed meal with non-food grade hydraulic oils or lubricants must be avoided and the risk of contamination with food grade hydraulic oils and lubricants must be minimised.