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Report of preliminary meeting of national experts on aspartame

Following thorough safety assessments, aspartame has been authorised as a sweetener in foods for many years in many countries. In 2006, EFSA adopted an opinion reconfirming the safety of aspartame. Nevertheless, public concerns have remained, and this pre ...

02 April 2009

Meeting with national experts on Dietary Reference Values (DRVs)

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) scientists organised a special meeting with nutrition experts from Member States to exchange views on draft opinions published in the area of Dietary Reference Values (DRVs) covering fats, carbohydrates, fibres and wa ...

07 September 2009

2nd meeting of the Advisory Forum representatives on Plant Health

Member State representatives on plant health meet in Parma Member State representatives on plant health, members of the European Commission and observers from Norway, Turkey, Croatia and Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, met on 20 and 21 October for ...

20 October 2009

Joint event: Food safety and risk assessment

This meeting, organised by the Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority (MAST), will focus on risk assessment, management and communication and discuss the role and main functions of EFSA. Speakers include Steingrímur Sigfússon, Iceland’s Minister for Agri ...

16 October 2012

Visit of Swedish National Food Agency

A delegation from the Swedish National Food Agency led by its Director-General, Stig Orustfjord, is visiting EFSA on May, 14. Discussions will focus on scientific cooperation activities and reflect on lessons learnt from previous joint projects. The two o ...