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MAFF UPDATE No.766(Published on February 17th, 2014)

Joint session of "The Feed Subcouncil of the Agricultural Materials Council" and “The pet food Subcommittee of the animal welfare Committee of the Central Environment Council” (open session)

MAFF and MOE(Ministry of the Environment) will hold Joint session of "The Feed Subcouncil of the Agricultural Materials Council" and “The pet food Subcommittee of the animal welfare Committee of the Central Environment Council” on Monday, March 3, 2014 at the Kasumigaseki building. This meeting is open to the public. Photographs can be taken only at the beginning of the meeting.

1. Overview of this meeting

"The Feed Subcouncil of the Agricultural Materials Council" and “The pet food Subcommittee of the animal welfare Committee of the Central Environment Council” are consulted by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, and the Minister of the Environment and deliberates on standards and specifications for pet food in accordance with the Law for Ensuring the Safety of Pet Food(Law No. 83 of 2008).

This time, the Subcouncil and Subcommittee will deliberate on establishment of the standards and specifications in pet feed.

Previous documents and abstracts of the Joint session are available from the following URL (in Japanese). In addition, the proceedings of this meeting will be published at the following URL after the meeting (in Japanese).

http://www.maff.go.jp/j/council/sizai/petfood/index.html

2. Meeting Place and Time

Date and Time: March 3, 2014 (Monday) 15:30-17:30

Place: Kasumigaseki building thirty five floor, The tokai University Club “hujinoma” 

Address: 3-2-5, Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

3. Agenda

(1) Establishment of the standards and specifications in pet feed

(2) Other

4. The number of possible applicants

50 attendees will be acceptable.

5. Application Procedure

How to apply:

Please indicate “Request for attendance at 5th “joint committee ” in the subject line, and your address, name (furigana), address, phone number, E-mail address, Fax number, and membership (such as organization and company). Please apply by E-mail or Fax.

(1) Where to apply

<E-mail or Fax to>: Animal Welfare and Management Office, Policy Planning Division, Nature Conservation Bureau, Ministry of Environment

Email:shizen-some@env.go.jp/FAX:03-3508-9278

(2) Application deadline

Applications should be received no later than 12 p.m. on Monday, February 24th, 2014.

 

Contacts:

Pet food Team, Animal Products Safety Division,

Food Safety and Consumer Affairs Bureau,
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Telephone Number: +81-3 -3502 -8111 (extension 4546)

Dial-in: +81-3 -6744 -1708

contact

大臣官房国際部国際政策課
ダイヤルイン:03-3502-5851
FAX:03-3502-8084

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