On February 26, 2014 the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) announced in a press release that it will hold a follow-up meeting on the feedback received to EFSA’s bisphenol A (BPA) opinion. The public meeting will be held on April 23, 2014 in Brussels, Belgium. The meeting shall ensure a full understanding of all submitted comments by EFSA scientific experts and staff before the final adoption of the opinion. Interested parties may register via EFSA’s web page. The draft opinion on the assessment of human health risks of BPA was published on January 17, 2014 (previously reported on by the FPF). The public consultation will be closed on March 13, 2014.

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EFSA (February 26, 2014). “Bisphenol A: EFSA to hold follow-up meeting on public consultation.

FPF article “EFSA publishes draft BPA opinion, part II