154th ACNFP Meeting
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7th September 2022
The 154th meeting of the ACNFP will be held on Wednesday 7th September 2022. Further details to follow.
- The draft outcome opinions for Cetylated Fatty Acids and Barley Rice protein were reviewed by the Committee. Further comments and minor points for clarification were raised. In addition, some points of format and editing were raised as these were the first opinions for consideration following GB evaluation. The Secretariat will refine the opinions for final comment at the next meeting.
- A preliminary assessment was carried out for a new application, Magnesium-L-threonate for use as a food supplement. The Committee identified various areas that were not clear or required more data. The Secretariat will request further information from the applicant with the aim of presenting this application for further review in the next meeting.
- The Members were provided with an update of the work being done by the joint COT and ACNFP subcommittee on cannabidiol (CBD) and hemp derived products and the Subcommittee of the ACNFP on products of genetic technology (PGT). Both had held their first meetings and the progress to date and next steps were reported to the ACNFP.
- A workshop on Precision Bred Organisms was held and a statement on the outcomes of the workshop is being developed for agreement and publication.