ACNFP agenda and papers: 20 July 2006

Agenda for the meeting of the committee at 10.30am on 20 July 2006, in Conference Room 5, Aviation House, 125 Kingsway, London.

Agenda

1. Apologies and announcements

2. Minutes of the 77th meeting (DRAFT ACNFP/77/MIN)

3. Matters arising

4. Noni juice produced by Leap of Faith Farms
Members will consider further information supplied by the applicant on this request for an opinion on substantial equivalence between this company's noni juice and an existing product (ACNFP/78/1)

5. Ice Structuring Protein from GM yeast
Members will consider this new application for the authorisation of this novel ingredient (ACNFP/78/2)

6. Astaxanthin
Members will be asked to consider this request for an opinion on substantial equivalence between this novel ingredient and an existing product (ACNFP/78/3)

7. Phytosterol food ingredient Cardiabeat
Members will be asked to consider an initial assessment report prepared by the Dutch Competent Authority on this novel food application (ACNFP/78/4)

8. Allanblackia seed oil
Members will be asked to comment on the initial assessment report prepared by the German Competent Authority on this novel food application (ACNFP/78/5)

9. Alpha-cyclodextrin
Members will be asked to comment on the applicant's response to comments made by the Committee and other Member States (ACNFP/78/6)

10.Italian research on sub-cellular effects of GM soya
The Committee will be asked to comment on results of Italian research on rats fed GM and non-GM soya (ACNFP/78/7)

11.Consumer research on the consumption of cholesterol lowering products
Members will be asked to comment on the results of FSA-funded research (ACNFP/78/8)

12.Items for information

  • EU Update (ACNFP/78/9)

13.Date of next meeting : Thursday 21 September 2006