ACAF draft agenda: 23 September 2009

Aviation House, London

1. Declaration of Members’ Interests

ACAF members are appointed for their individual expertise and experience and are not representative of any sector or organisation.

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

2. Draft Minutes of the Previous Meeting - MIN/09/02

Members will consider the draft minutes of the forty-sixth meeting and formally adopt them

3. Feed Hygiene: Guidance to Stakeholders on the reduction of administrative burdens - ACAF/09/15

Members will receive an oral update on work to produce a leaflet on advice relating to reducing administrative burdens that the Food Standards Agency intends to issue to stakeholders.

4. FVO Mission on Feed Law and Feed Hygiene – oral report from Mr Ron Cheesman (Animal Feed Unit) Committee Room Paper ACAF/09/16

Members will receive an oral report on the outcome of a Food and Veterinary Office (European Commission) audit mission to the UK in June 2009 on feed law enforcement.

5. Follow up to the GACS Horizon Scanning workshop- oral update from Alisdair Wotherspoon - Chief Scientist Team - ACAF/09/11

The Committee will receive an oral update on outcome and next steps of the Horizon Scanning Workshop that took place on 24 June 2009

6. Forward Work Programme Review (including Horizon Scanning) - ACAF/09/12

The Committee will be invited to discuss a paper outlining subjects submitted by members for horizon scanning and also to review its current work programme and discuss future priorities.

7. GM Issues

The Committee will receive oral updates on topical GM issues.

8. Matters Arising the from Minutes of previous meetings

9. Any Other Business

Information Papers:

  • EC Developments ACAF/09/13
  • Update on the work of other Advisory Committees ACAF/09/14
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Background information on the ACAF

The Advisory Committee on Animal Feedingstuffs (ACAF) was set up in June 1999 to advise on the safety and use of animal feeds and feeding practices, with particular emphasis on protecting human health and with reference to new technical developments and new feed materials and products.