ACNFP agenda and papers: 3 April 2008

Agenda for the meeting of the committee at 9.30am on 3 April in Conference room 5 Aviation House, 125 Kingsway, London

Agenda

1. Apologies and announcements

2. Minutes of the eighty-sixth meeting

3. Matters arising including postal consultations

4. Review of open Workshop on Novel Foods: The Committee will review issues arising from the Novel Foods Workshop on 2 April.

5. Phytosterols: The Committee will consider a draft opinion on the equivalence of this novel food ingredient compared with its existing counterpart, in response to a request from Naturis (ACNFP 87/1)

6. DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid): : The Committee will consider additional information provided by the applicant for the authorisation of this novel ingredient(ACNFP 87/2).

7. Beta-Glucan rich extracts from Lentinus edodes: The Committee will consider additional information provided by the applicant for the authorisation of this novel ingredient(ACNFP 87/3).

8. D-Ribose: The Committee will consider a new full novel food application from Bioenergy Inc for the approval of this novel ingredient (ACNFP 87/4).

9. Annual Report: The Committee will consider the draft annual report for 2007 and review the Committee best practice guidance (ACNFP 87/5).

10. Kiwiberry concentrate: The Committee will consider a request for clarification from the applicant on the additional data requested to complete the evaluation of this novel ingredient (ACNFP 87/6).

11. Items for information

  • 11.1 EU Update (ACNFP 87/7)
  • 11.2 Update on G03 Research Programme (ACNFP 87/8)
  • 11.3 Update on GM food and feed applications (ACNFP 87/9)
  • 11.4 Update on the General Advisory Committee on Science (GACS)(ACNFP 87/10)
  • 11.5 Update on other Scientific Advisory Committees (ACNFp 87/11)

12. Any other business

13. Date of next meeting