43rd meeting of the Advisory Forum

Parma
7 March 2012

On 07 March and 08 March EFSA’s Advisory Forum held the 43rd meeting in Parma (Italy).

Final Agenda

  1. Welcome and opening of the meeting
  1. Adoption of the agenda
  1. Strategic discussion on EFSA’s work with Member States
  • Risk perceptions – risk communications: Independence of scientific advice

    • EFSA’s policy on independence and scientific decision-making processes
    • Implementing rules of EFSA’s policy on independence and scientific decision-making processes
    • Addressing communications challenges and opportunities
    • Perspectives from the AFCWG
    • National perspectives on independence
  • Status of the planning of strategic Advisory Forum discussions in 2012
  • Food safety research
  • Chemical mixtures
  • Cooperation in the NDA area - Description of EFSA’s work in the NDA area on the EFSA website
  1. Other matters raised by EFSA and the Member States
  • Update on bisphenol A - Description of EFSA’s work on bisphenol A on the EFSA website
  • Schmallenberg virus - EFSA report on Schmallenberg virus
  • Update on the Scientific Committee Opinion on Threshold of Toxicological Concern
  • GLP studies
  • Heavy metals: nickel and total chromium in food and hexavalent chromium in water
  • Other matters raised by EFSA and the Member States
  1. Any other business
Agenda (169.87 KB)
Minutes (270.09 KB)