New EFSA FCM working group: 1st meeting

EFSA’s CEP Panel working group on food contact materials holds 1st meeting; minutes now available online

New EFSA plastics recycling working group: 1st meeting

EFSA’s CEP Panel working group on recycling plastics holds 1st meeting; minutes now available online

CEP Panel: 2nd plenary meeting

EFSA’s CEP Panel held 2nd plenary meeting on September 26-27, 2018; new food contact substances, PET recycling processes, evaluation of FCM legislation, updated risk assessment for phthalates discussed

EFSA BPA reevaluation: 2nd meeting

EFSA’s CEP Panel Working Group on BPA safety reevaluation holds 2nd meeting; minutes available online

CEP: Open 3rd plenary meeting

EFSA’s CEP Panel to hold 3rd plenary meeting on October 23-25, 2018, open to observers; registration for in-person attendance open until October 12, 2018; registration deadline for webstream October 22, 2018

New EFSA phthalates working group: 1st meeting

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

EFSA BPA reevaluation: 1st meeting

EFSA’s CEP Panel Working Group on BPA safety reevaluation holds 1st meeting; minutes available online

EFSA conference 2018: Engaging society

Presentations at EFSA conference 2018 address current challenges in societal engagement, inequalities limiting participation of citizens and NGOs in science and regulation in the EU

EFSA conference 2018: Human health

Presentations at EFSA conference 2018 address advances and challenges in human health risk assessment; NTP official confirms that there will be a third CLARITY-BPA report integrating academic and regulatory studies

EFSA conference 2018: Values in risk assessment

Opening session at EFSA conference 2018 addresses recognition and management of values in risk assessment and decision making, discusses factors important for fit-for-purpose risk assessment