ACAF open meeting: 17 February 2016

Last updated:
12 January 2016
69th meeting held at 10.30am 17 February at Aviation House, London


Declaration of Members' Interests

ACAF members are appointed for their individual expertise and experience and are not representative of any sector or organisation.  Details of their interests can be found in the Register of Members' Interests available from the ACAF Secretariat or on the website.

Members are asked to declare any relevant changes to their entries in the Register of Members’ Interests at the beginning of each meeting.

Draft minutes of the previous meeting

Members will consider the draft minutes of the sixty-eighth meeting and formally adopt them.

Refuse Derived Fuels

Representatives from the Grain Feed Trade Association (GAFTA) and the Environment Agency, will seek the Committee’s views on potential risks caused by refuse derived fuels.
ACAF 16/01

Update on the Review of the Report on On-farm Feeding Practices

Tim Riley ACAF’s sub group Deputy Chairman will present the final conclusions on the review of the Committee’s report on On-farm Feeding Practices.  The Committee will then be asked to adopt the final report document.
ACAF 16/02

British Society of Animal Science – Accreditation Register

Members will receive an update from the British Society of Animal Science on the work this organisation is carrying out on the Accreditation of Animal Scientists and Animal Technologists; many of whom carry out research, teach, and advise on the feeding of farm animals.  
ACAF 16/03

Update on EU proposal on medicated feed

A representative from VMD will provide Members with information on European Commission proposals on revising the medicated feedingstuffs regulation.

Food and Veterinary Office - Fact Finding Visit

An official from the FSA will provide members with details of a fact finding visit by the European Commission’s Food and Veterinary Office that took place between 18 and 22 January 2016 on the role of assurance schemes in the UK feed sector.

Any Other Business

Information Papers:    

  • EU Developments     ACAF/16/04
  • Update on the work of other Advisory Committees    ACAF/16/05