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Welsh Food Advisory Committee themed meeting – 25 October

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Agenda for a meeting of the Welsh Food Advisory Committee, themed on Science and Innovation. Meeting will be held on Wednesday 25 October at AberInnovation, Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus, Gogerddan Campus, Aberystwyth University.

Themed Welsh Food Advisory Committee held in Aberystwyth

Theme: Science and Innovation

Agenda and papers

10:00 – 10:15 Chair’s welcome 

To include an introduction and oral update from the September Board meeting and apologies, declarations of interest and minutes of July 2023 meeting

10:15-10:30 FSA in Wales Director’s Report 

Director’s written update since last themed meeting in July 2023

10:30-11:00 AberInnovation – Supporting Development and Growth

Dr Rebecca Charnock, Industrial Research Development Manager

11:00-11:30 Oats and grain legumes breeding programme

Dr Catherine Howarth Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS), Aberystwyth University

11:30-11:45 Break

11:45-12:15 Beef Eating Quality project

Dr Pip Nicholas-Davies, Department of Life Sciences, Aberystwyth University

12:15-12:45 Aberystwyth Veterinary School and the future of the veterinary profession

Professor Darrell Abernethy, Head & Chair Aberystwyth School of Veterinary Science

12:45-13:15 Panel discussion and questions

13:15-13:20 Any other business and close