EFSA procedures for responding to urgent advice needs - 03 May 2012

First published in EFSA Supporting Publications:
22. Mai 2012
3. Mai 2012
Technical Report Post 11

This document provides guidance on the practical arrangements necessary to ensure responsiveness of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) to the need for urgent advice on food and feed safety. It sets guidance on the identification of urgent situations, introduces two internal response levels, explains how the urgent advice structures are activated, which steps must be followed, who the actors are, and their tasks. The document describes Operational Facilities and other resources for dealing with requests for urgent advice.

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