About the ACAF

More information on ACAF, including its terms of reference.

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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.

Register of Members' Interests

The Advisory Committee on Animal Feedingstuffs (ACAF) is made up of independent experts. Members are appointed to ensure that a broad spectrum of relevant eminent scientific expertise and knowledge is represented on the Committee in order that issues can be examined thoroughly and individual applications can be considered on their merits.

ACAF publication scheme

ACAF's publication scheme is detailed under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000.

Members biographies

ACAF currently consists of a Chairman and 13 members from wide-ranging backgrounds including consumer affairs, farming, the feed industry and science.