On January 23, 2017 the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published the calendar of its open scientific meetings in 2017. The Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM Panel) will meet on May 16-18, 2017 and the Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavorings and Processing Aids (CEF Panel) will meet on November 28–30, 2017. All meetings will be held in Parma, Italy. EFSA informs that observers can join open sessions of the meetings, either by attending in person or following the sessions via a live stream provided on EFSA’s website. Interested observers should consult the guidelines for observers, which are currently being updated and will be published on EFSA’s website by mid-February 2017. Registration for the first meeting is also expected to open in mid-February 2017.

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EFSA (January 23, 2017). “EFSA to live webstream open scientific meetings in 2017.