Introduction of a Qualified Presumption of Safety (QPS) approach for assessment of selected microorganisms referred to EFSA - Opinion of the Scientific Committee

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Acknowledgements

The European Food Safety Authority wishes to thank the members of the Working Group for the preparation of this opinion: Javier Cabanes, Andrew Chesson (Chairman), Pier Sandro Cocconcelli, Manfred Gareis, Per Einer Granum, John Heritage, Günter Klein, Naresh Magan, Bevan Moseley, Christophe Nguyen-The, Fergus Priest, Amparo Querol, Tine Rask Licht, Malcolm Richardson, Robert Samson, Klaus Peter Schaal, Ulf Thrane, Atte von Wright.

doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2007.587
Panel members at the time of adoption
Sue Barlow, Andrew Chesson, John D. Collins, Erik Dybing, Albert Flynn, Claudia Fruijtier-Pölloth, Anthony Hardy, Ada Knaap, Harry Kuiper, Pierre Le Neindre, Jan Schans, Josef Schlatter, Vittorio Silano, Staffan Skerfving, Philippe Vannier.
Type
Opinion of the Scientific Committee/Scientific Panel
Question Number
EFSA-Q-2005-293
Adopted
19 November 2007
Published
6 December 2007
Affiliation
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Parma, Italy
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Abstract

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Keywords
Safety assessment, microorganisms, qualified presumption of safety, QPS, Bacillus, yeast, filamentous fungi, Gram-positive non-sporulating bacteria, lactic acid bacteria