1. Chairman’s introduction
2. Apologies for absence
3. Declarations of interest
4. Minutes of the 43rd meeting (ACM/MIN/43/REV.1)
5. Matters arising (ACM/579)
6. Campylobacter Working Group : progress report (ACM/580)
The Chairman will report on the Working Group’s progress.
7. ACMSF horizon scanning (ACM/581)
The Committee will continue the discussion of this issue which it began at its 43rd meeting (see also information papers ACM/594).
8. Food Standards Agency review of scientific advisory committees (ACM/582 and ACM/583)
The Committee will consider the impact on the ACMSF of the recommendations made by the FSA Group which reviewed the role, methods of operation and effectiveness of the independent scientific committees advising the FSA on food.
9. The making of hygiene legislation (ACM/584)
The FSA will provide members with background briefing.
10. Dates for future meetings (ACM/585)
11. Any other business