ACNFP agenda and papers: 16 July 2003

Agenda and papers for the meeting of the Committee at 10:30 am on Wednesday 16th July 2003, in Conference Room 5, Aviation House.


1. Apologies and announcements

2. Draft minutes of the 60th meeting (DRAFT/ACNFP/60/MIN)

3. Matters arising

4. GM Debate - Science review: Members will be updated on progress with the Science Review (Oral update)

5. GM maize line MON863 and MON863X MON810 hybrids: Members will consider the German Competent Authority’s Initial Opinion on an application for authorisation of grain and grain-derived food ingredients from a GM insect-resistant maize line (ACNFP/61/1)

6. Chia (Salvia hispanica L): Members will consider an application from R Craig & Sons [M] Ltd for authorisation of whole and ground chia seed as a novel food ingredient (ACNFP/61/2)

7. Noni Juice from Hawaii: Members will consider a request for an opinion on substantial equivalence with other existing products, under Article 5 of the Novel Food Regulation (EC) 258/9 (ACNFP/61/3)

8. Items for information

EU Update: Members will be updated on current European issues that are relevant to its work. (ACNFP/61/4 + Addendum)

9. Any other business

Papers for postal consideration:

  • GM maize line Bt11 (ACNFP/61/5)
  • GM Maize Line NK603 and (NK603 X MON810) Hybrids (ACNFP/61/6)

10. Date of next meeting: 17 September 2003