EFSA FCM working group: 3rd meeting

EFSA’s CEP Panel working group on food contact materials holds 3rd meeting; minutes now available online

Conference on uncertainty in risk analysis

EFSA and BfR to hold “International Conference on Uncertainty in Risk Analysis” on February 21-22, 2019 in Berlin; focus on challenges and advances in assessing, managing, and communicating uncertainty

CEP Panel: 4th plenary meeting

EFSA’s CEP Panel held 4th plenary meeting on December 4-6, 2018; adopted opinion on safety evaluations of FCMs, discussed risk assessment of 5 phthalates

EFSA shares data

European Food Safety Authority publishes report outlining approach and future plans for data sharing

EFSA: Communicating uncertainty

European Food Safety Authority publishes guidance on communicating uncertainty to complement previously published guidance on uncertainty analysis in scientific assessments

EFSA: Genotoxicity of mixtures

European Food Safety Authority publishes statement on genotoxicity assessment of chemical mixtures

EFSA opinion on PFOA and PFOS in food

EFSA scientific opinion suggests revision of tolerable intake values for two perfluoroalkyl substances

EFSA phthalates working group: 4th meeting

EFSA’s CEP Panel working group on phthalates reassesses safety of DBP, BBP, DEHP, DINP and DIDP for food contact plastics; updated meeting minutes now available online

EU Parliament adopts general food law revisions

European Parliament votes to accept proposed regulatory changes to improve transparency; measures include speed-up of EFSA processes, common register of studies, criteria for confidential business information

EFSA FCM working group: 2nd meeting

EFSA’s CEP Panel working group on food contact materials holds 2nd meeting; minutes now available online