On April 12, 2017 the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids (CEF Panel) published the minutes of the seventh meeting of its Working Group (WG) on BPA assessment protocol. The meeting involved the WG’s subgroup on human studies and was held on March 30, 2017 in Parma, Italy. During the meeting, the WG discussed the appraisal criteria for the scientific human studies to be used for the safety reassessment of bisphenol A (BPA, CAS 80-05-7). The WG further prepared a proposal and started a discussion on evidence integration. No further detailed information was provided in the meeting minutes.

The next meeting of the WG was scheduled to be held on March 31, 2017 by phone conference.

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CEF (April 12, 2017). “Minutes of the 7th meeting of the Working Group on BPA assessment protocol – Subgroup on human studies.(pdf)