45th meeting of the Advisory Forum

26 September 2012

Declaration  | Agenda and minutes 

On 26 and 27 September EFSA’s Advisory Forum holds the 45th meeting in Parma (Italy).


  1. Welcome and opening of the meeting
  1. Adoption of the agenda
  1. Strategic discussion on EFSA’s work with Member States
  1. Other matters raised by EFSA and Member States
  • Risk/Benefit Assessment of Mn, Fe and Cu
  • Market Basket
  • Health assessment of didecyldimethylammonium chloride (DDAC) and benzalkonium chloride residues in food
  • Food safety and hygiene in the home (AGES)
  • Acrylamide
  • Other matters raised by EFSA and Member States
  1. Any other business


Declaration by the Members of the Advisory Forum of the European Food Safety Authority

On the 27 September 2012, the members of the Advisory Forum issued a Declaration of Support hailing EFSA’s contribution to the progress of EU food safety over the past decade. The statement, which also applauds EFSA’s commitment to independence and science, is available below in a wide range of European languages:


Agenda(152.61 KB)


Minutes(576.37 KB)