ACAF open meeting: 28 June 2018

Last updated:
4 June 2018
76th meeting: 9.30am on Thursday 28 June 2018, The Abode Hotel, Chester


Register to attend the meeting

There is no entrance fee but places must be booked in advance. If you would like to attend the open meeting please email the ACAF Secretariat at: by Friday 15 June 2018 and include the following details:

  • Name
  • Organisation
  • Areas of interest
  • Contact details: address/telephone number/email address

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 at:

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 MIN/18/01

Members will consider the draft minutes of the seventy-fifth meeting and formally adopt them.

Follow-up to site visit ACAF/18/10

ACAF Member Professor Rob Smith, will provide a short summary following the visit to the Dairy Unit at the University of Liverpool on 27 June. Members will then be given the opportunity to ask questions.

Update on the EU proposal on medicated feed

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

Animal Feed Official Control Delivery Strategy ACAF 18/07

Members will be asked for their views on the Agency’s recently published 4-year official control delivery strategy.

Feed Additives ACAF 18/08

Members will be provided with an update from Tim Riley, chair of the sub-group on feed additives and over-supplementation on the outcomes of the sub-group’s second meeting held on 19 April 2018. Members will be invited to provide comments on the proposed plan of work.

Raw pet food ACAF 18/09

The Committee will be provided with an update on work carried out since the February 2018 meeting on the issues surrounding raw pet food. Members will be invited to comment on a draft guidance note.

Any Other Business

Information Papers:

  • EU Developments; ACAF/18/11
  • Update on the work of other Advisory Committees ACAF/18/12