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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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Participants must ensure that formal systems are in place that minimise the risk of cross-contamination of oilseeds or oilseed meal with other products. If participants are involved in the processing of more than one kind of oilseed they must be able to demonstrate proper segregation of both raw materials and feed ingredients. Where processing is a continuous process, procedures must be in place to ensure any crossover material is segregated and managed as non-conforming. Particular care must be demonstrated where oilseeds with significantly different properties, but of similar appearance are processed in the same facility. Examples include ‘any origin’ and ‘Non GM products’; ‘double zero’ and ‘high erucic’ rapeseed.