Last updated on 28 September 2011
Pesticides committee looks for new members
The Advisory Committee on Pesticides (ACP) is looking for five new members, including one who will represent the Food Standards Agency. The ACP provides independent scientific advice on the safe use of pesticides.
The ACP is specifically seeking members with expertise in the following areas: toxicology, public health and pesticide residues. The Agency nominee should have expertise in food chemical safety issues, including the assessment of risks to consumers. Candidates for this position should also share the Agency’s aims of putting the consumer first and being open and accessible.
The committee meets up to seven times a year in York. Appointments will be for three years, beginning January 2012. The closing date for applications is 12 noon, Monday 17 October 2011.
For information or an application pack please go to the ACP website.