ACAF open meeting: 28 October 2015

Last updated:
15 September 2015
68th meeting held at 10.30am 28 October 2015 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-third meeting and formally adopt them.

Review of Scientific Advisory Committees

Susan Pryde, the lead reviewer for the SACs Review will provide an outline of the process and timeframes for the review that was formally launched in September 2015.

Soy production sustainability – presentation and discussion paper by Ricardo Manoel Arioli Silva

Members will be provided with a presentation and will discuss work carried out on sustainable soy production.
ACAF 15/16

Presentation and discussion paper by Geoff Brown and Ian Givens maximum permitted levels of nutritional feed additives-relationship to human dietary intake

Two Members of the Committee will provide a discussion paper on the relationship between feed additives and the enrichment/enhancement of animal diets for human health benefit.
ACAF 15/17

Antimicrobial resistance - Presentation on the work of JIACRA

Members will receive a presentation on the Joint Interagency Antimicrobial Consumption and Resistance Analysis final report (published on 30 January 2015).
ACAF 15/18

Food Standards Scotland

Food Standards Scotland was established on 1 April 2015.  Members will receive a presentation on the work of the new body, its interactions with ACAF and Ministers.
ACAF 15/19

Update on the Review of the Report on On-farm feeding practices

Angela Booth ACAF sub group Chairman will provide an update on progress made to review the Committee’s report on On-farm Feeding Practices.

Forward Work Plan

The Committee will be asked to agree to endorse its Forward Work Programme for 2015-16.    
ACAF 15/21

Any Other Business

Information Papers:    
•    EU Developments;     ACAF/15/22
•    Update on the work of other Advisory Committees    ACAF/15/23