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Technical Committee Meeting Agenda – September 8, 2011

Hilton Hotel – O’Hare Airport
Chicago, Illinois

September 8, 2011

10:00-4:00 PM

1. Welcome and introductions – Don Sullins, ADM Milling
2. Reading of NAMA antitrust guidelines – Mary Waters
3. Approval of minutes from last meeting – Don Sullins
4. FDA – definition of whole grain
  • Regulatory proposals with varied terms and proposal on
    consumer understanding – Sherri Lehman
  • FDA labeling staff tours of mills – Jim Bair, Ellen Gay, Horizon Milling
5. Fumigants – Jim Bair
  • Status of MB Critical Use Exemptions
  • Proposed revocation of SF residue tolerances
  • Preparing for sanitation with reduced fumigants – is there need for a workshop?
6. Enogen corn
  • Update on Syngenta advisory committee and tour – Bruce Roskens, Pepsi/Quaker, Don Sullins
  • Refusal to provide samples – Mary Waters
  • Activist litigation – Jim Bair
  • Organic concerns – creation of USDA biotech advisory committee – Jim Bair
7. Regulation of biotechnology
  • Trait developers legislation – Jim Bair
  • Congressional hearings – Jim Bair
  • Export concerns & litigation on signage – Jim Bair
8. Research – Sherri Lehman
  • Changes at Wooster lab
  • ARS funding
  • Dr. Roger Beachy to speak at annual meeting
9. Updates:
  • Wheat Summit – Jim Bair
  • KSU – creation of NAMA instructor of milling – Mary Waters
  • Interns visit to Washington, DC – Mary Waters
  • Food safety – regulatory timeline and comments submitted – Sherri Lehman
10. Other New Business
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