ACNFP 56th Meeting: 3 July 2002

Agenda and papers available

The 56th 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 Wednesday 3rd July 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.


1. Apologies and announcements.

2. Minutes of the Fifty Fifth meeting ACNFP/55/MIN

3. Matters Arising

4 ACNFP Open Meeting: Members will be asked to discuss the organisation and agenda for the open meeting that will be held on 13/14 Nov 2002. ACNFP/56/1

5. ACNFP Factsheets: Members will be asked to comment on 2 new factsheets produced by the Secretariat for inclusion in the ACNFP corporate brochure. ACNFP/56/2

6. Horizontal Gene Transfer: Members will be asked to comment on research papers on horizontal gene transfer and any implications for the assessment of GM foods. ACNFP/56/3

7. T25 Maize: Members will be asked to evaluate new evidence resulting from the Public Hearing. ACNFP/56/4

8. Review of the Novel Food Regulation - Oral update

9. Items for information

9.1 Update on the progress of the Commissions proposed regulations on tracability and labelling and GM food and feed. Oral Update

9.2 Updates on recent applications and the Novel Food Competent Authority meeting. Oral update

10. Any other business.

11. Date of next meeting