Panel on Food Safety and Environmental Hygiene

Meeting on Tuesday, 8 May 2007, at 2:00 pm
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building

Revised Agenda

I.Confirmation of minutes
(2:00 pm - 2:05 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1747/06-07
(to follow)

-Minutes of regular meeting on 10 April 2007

II.Information paper(s) issued since the last meeting
(2:05 pm - 2:10 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1566/06-07(01)
(issued on 12 April 2007)(Chinese version only)

-A referral from the Complaints Division of the Legislative Council Secretariat regarding the mistake of mixing up the sampling locations of noodle fish samples

LC Paper No. CB(2)1597/06-07(01)
(issued on 16 April 2007)(English version only)

-A letter from a member of the public on sea burials in the waters near The Brothers

LC Paper No. CB(2)1670/06-07(01)
(issued on 23 April 2007)

-Information provided by the Administration on the regulation for preservatives and antioxidants in food in the Mainland

III.Items for discussion at the next meeting
(2:10 pm - 2:15 pm)

Appendix I to LC Paper No. CB(2)1749/06-07

-List of outstanding items for discussion

Appendix II to LC Paper No. CB(2)1749/06-07

-List of follow-up actions

IV.Regulation of the level of arsenic in dried food products
(2:15 pm - 2:45 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1746/06-07(01)
(issued on 2 May 2007)

-Paper entitled "Regulation of the level of arsenic in dried food products" provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)1749/06-07(01)

-Written submission from the Consumer Council

V.Control of environmental nuisances caused by the operation of Tsuen Wan Slaughterhouse
(2:45 pm - 3:25 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1749/06-07(02)

-Paper entitled "Control of Environmental Nuisances Caused by the Operation of Tsuen Wan Slaughterhouse" provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)1749/06-07(03)

-Background brief entitled "Nuisances caused by the Tsuen Wan Slaughterhouse" prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

VI.Any other business
(3:25 pm - 3:30 pm)

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
4 May 2007