Panel on Food Safety and Environmental Hygiene

Meeting on Tuesday, 8 April 2008, at 2:30 pm
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building

Revised Agenda
(as at 7 April 2008)

I.Confirmation of minutes
(2:30 pm - 2:35 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1486/07-08
(issued on 7 April 2008)

-Minutes of meeting on 11 March 2008

II.Information paper(s) issued since the last meeting
(2:35 pm - 2:40 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1418/07-08(01)
(English version only)
(issued on 20 March 2008)

-Letter dated 17 March 2008 from the Hong Kong Retail Management Association and the Hong Kong Suppliers Association to Members of the Executive Council on the proposed nutrition labelling scheme

LC Paper No. CB(2)1466/07-08(01)
(issued on 28 March 2008)

-Letter dated 25 March 2008 from the Administration in response to the issues raised by Dr KWOK Ka-ki relating to the closure of Mai Po Nature Reserve Area

LC Paper No. CB(2)1474/07-08(01)
(English version only)
(issued on 31 March 2008)

-Letter dated 28 March 2008 from Mr YU Pang-chun, Convenor of the Retail Task Force of the Business Facilitation Advisory Committee to the Panel Chairman on the proposed nutrition labelling scheme

LC Paper Nos. CB(2)1484/07-08(01), (02) and (03)
(Chinese version only)
(issued on 1 April 2008)

-Letter dated 29 February 2008 from the Hong Kong Federation of Restaurants & Related Trades (HKFORT) regarding the Administration's proposal to introduce a composite licence for the manufacture and sale of various types of ready-to-eat food item and the written replies by the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) to HKFORT on the proposed composite licence and the rationalization of the time limit for prosecutions against unauthorized building works in premises licensed by FEHD

III.Items for discussion at the next meeting
(2:40 pm - 2:45 pm)

Appendix I to LC Paper No.CB(2)1488/07-08
(issued on 2 April 2008)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

Appendix II to LC Paper No.CB(2)1488/07-08
(issued on 2 April 2008)

-List of follow-up actions

IV.Zonal approach policy on control of highly pathogenic Avian Influenza
(2:45 pm - 3:40 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1488/07-08(01)
(issued on 2 April 2008)

-Paper provided by the Administration

V.Anti-Mosquito Campaign 2008
(3:40 pm - 4:15 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1488/07-08(02)
(issued on 2 April 2008)

-Paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)1488/07-08(03)
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)1498/07-08 on 3 April 2008)

-Background brief entitled "Mosquito control work" prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

*VI.Follow-up discussion on Code of practice for pig farming
(4:15 pm - 5:25 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1273/07-08(02)
(issued on 5 March 2008)

-Paper provided by the Administration

Meeting with deputations/individuals and the Administration

  1. The Federation of Pig Raising Co-operative Societies of Hong Kong, Kowloon and New Territories, Limited
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)1488/07-08(04)] (Chinese version only)
    (issued on 2 April 2008)

  2. The World's Poultry Science Association Hong Kong Branch
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)1488/07-08(05)] (Chinese version only)
    (issued on 2 April 2008)

  3. Hong Kong Livestock Industry Association

  4. Hong Kong Pig Raising Development Federation
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)1488/07-08(06)] (Chinese version only)
    (issued on 2 April 2008)

  5. New Territories Association of Societies
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)1514/07-08(01)] (Chinese version only) (attached)

  6. Hong Kong Grazers Union

  7. Mr TAO Kai-ching
    (Joint submission from Mr TAO Kai-ching and Ms WAN Yuk-ying)
    [LC Paper No. CB(2)1514/07-08(02)] (Chinese version only) (attached)

  8. Ms WAN Yuk-ying
VII.Any other business
(5:25 pm - 5:30 pm)

* Members of the Panel on Environmental Affairs are invited to join the discussion of this item.

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
7 April 2008