ACAF agenda 3 March 2010

Agenda for 49th meeting, 10:30am on 3 March 2010 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 at the link below.

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/09/04
Members will consider the draft minutes of the forty-eighth meeting and formally adopt them.

Animals, their feeds and the environment: the inescapable consequence of food production – presentation from Professor Chris Reynolds (University of Reading) ACAF/10/01
Members will receive a presentation from Professor Chris Reynolds on the environmental impact of food produced by animals and how animal diets/feeds can help reduce the impact.

Presentation on the work of Foodchain & Biomass Renewables Association (FABRA) – Presentation from Stephen Woodgate ACAF/10/02
Members to receive a presentation from Stephen Woodgate on the work of Fabra.

Update on GACS Issues
The ACAF Chairman to provide an update on issues that will be discussed at the GACS meeting to be held on 4 March 2010.

Report on the outcome of the Quinquennial review
The Committee will receive an oral update on the outcome and recommendations following the Quinquennial review of ACAF that took place in the latter part of 2009.

FVO Mission to the UK 2009 on Feed Law and Feed Hygiene –Recommendation on packaging materials in feedingstuffs – oral update
Members will receive an oral report from Mr Tim Franck (ACAF Assessor) on work to address the Food and Veterinary Office’s recommendation on the presence of packaging in feedingstuffs following its audit mission to the UK in 2009.

GM Issues
The Committee will receive oral updates on topical GM issues.
Matters Arising the from Minutes of previous meetings

Any Other Business

Information Papers:

EC Developments; ACAF/10/03
Update on the work of other Advisory Committees ACAF/10/04