ACNFP 55th Meeting Agenda and Papers

The 55th meeting of the ACNFP will be held in Conference Room 5, on the 4th Floor Aviation House, 125 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6NH starting at 10.30 am on Thursday 16 May 2002.

Members are reminded of the need to announce any commercial interests in the business of the Committee prior to the discussions on each item.

In accordance with agreed procedures, the Secretariat is bound to keep a record of the names of Members who have declared interests at meetings of the Committee, giving dates, names of relevant products and companies, details of the interest declared, and whether the Member took part in the proceedings.


May 2002

Fifty Fifth meeting of the ACNFP: 16 May 2002

1. Apologies and announcements.

2. Minutes of the Fifty Fourth meeting - ACNFP/54/MIN

3. Matters Arising

3.1 DHA Gold - Final Draft Initial Opinion: Members will be asked to comment on the final draft initial opinion of the UK Competent Authority for DHA Gold.

4. Cottonseed: Members will be asked to comment on two Substantial Equivalence opinions for Cottonseed. - ACNFP/55/2

5. Application under Directive 90/220/EEC for importation of Monsanto GM Maize line NK602x MON810: Members will be asked to consider the human health aspects of this line. - ACNFP/55/3

6. Review of Scientific Committees: Members will be asked to Comment on the FSA’s report on the Review of Scientific Committees, and to discuss how the recommendations will affect the way it functions. - ACNFP/55/4

7. SCF Opinion on Maize line GA21: Members will be asked to comment on the Opinion of the Scientific Committee for Food on the safety assessment of a GM Maize line GA21. - ACNFP/55/5

8. Items for information

8.1 Updates on recent applications - Oral Updates

  • Rapeseed oil high in unsuponifiable matter
  • Maize germ oil high in unsuponifiable matter
  • Multibene Phytosterol application
  • ADM Phytosterol application

8.2 ACNFP guidelines on Taste Trials and Human Studies - Oral Update

9. Any other business.

10. Date of next meeting