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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.
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's publication scheme is detailed under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000.
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Professor Stephen Forsythe has been appointed as a member of the Advisory Committee on Animal Feedingstuffs. Dr Dozie Azubike, Professor Nigel Halford and Mr Richard Scales have been re-appointment as members of the Committee.
ACAF currently consists of a Chairman and 13 members from wide-ranging backgrounds including consumer affairs, farming, the feed industry and science.