ACNFP Agenda and Papers: 10 February 2010

Agenda and papers for the committee meeting at 10.30am on Wednesday 10 February in conference room 5 Aviation House, 125 Kingsway, London

Agenda

1 Apologies and announcements

2 Minutes of the ninety-fifth meeting (DRAFT) ACNFP/95/MIN

3 Matters arising including postal consultations:

EFSA draft opinion on the Assessment of Allergenicity of GMOs: Report back on the postal consultation on this draft opinion. ACNFP/96/P1

4 Bee venom for addition to honey: : The Committee will consider a draft opinion on the application for the authorisation of this novel ingredient ACNFP/96/1

5 Magnolia Bark Extract: : The Committee will consider a draft opinion on the application for the authorisation of this novel ingredient ACNFP/96/2

6 Phosphated Distarch Phosphate: : The Committee will consider a draft opinion on the application for the authorisation of this novel ingredient ACNFP/96/3

7 Chia Seed (The Chia Company): The Committee will consider this new request for an opinion on substantial equivalence between this novel ingredient and an existing product. ACNFP/96/4

8 Rev 7 Chewing Gum Base: The Committee will consider further information from the applicant concerning this novel food ingredient. ACNFP/96/5

9 Yeast betaglucans: The Committee will consider an initial opinion from the Irish Competent Authority on this novel food ACNFP/96/6

10 House of Lords Science and Technology Committee Report on Nanotechnologies in food: ACNFP/96/7

11 Open Meeting: the Committee will consider the format and agenda of the next Open Meeting scheduled to take place on 21 April 2010 ACNFP/96/8

12 Items for Information

  • 12.1 EU Update ACNFP/96/9
  • 12.2 Update on Scientific Advisory Committees ACNFP/96/10
  • 12.3 Novel Food Notifications ACNFP/96/11
  • 12.4 Effects of Three GMOs (MON810, MON863 and NK603) on the Health of Mammals ACNFP/96/12
  • 12.5 Food Standards Agency’s Protective Marking System ACNFP/96/13

13 Any other business

Date of next meeting: Thursday 22 April 2010