49th meeting of the Advisory Forum

25 September 2013

On 25 and 26 September EFSA’s Advisory Forum holds the 49th meeting in Vilnius (LT).


  1. Welcome and opening of the meeting
  2. Adoption of the agenda
  3. Matters arising
  4. Presentation by Croatia on Food Safety and Accession to the EU
  5. Strategic Discussion on EFSA’s work with Member States.
  • Focal Point Review
  • Scientific Cooperation Review
  • Work Programme 2014
  • International Scientific Cooperation
  • Access to documents
  • Cooperation in the area of Plant Health (including reporting of EFSA’s Scientific Network for Risk Assessment in Plant Health
  • Feedback on the Scientific Committee Away Day
  • Update on Acrylamide
  • Experience on Risk Assessment of Energy Drinks in Lithuania
  • Networks Review Update
  1. Other matters raised by EFSA and Member States
  • Experience of ‘Nutrivigilance’ programme
  • Hepatitis A in several MS
  • Role of EFSA in foodborne disease outbreak investigation
  • Communicating science - the BfR risk profile
  • Pyrrolizidine alkaloids in herbal teas and teas - Results of a BfR research project
  • Proposals for staff exchange between EFSA and Member State institutions
  1. Any other business
Draft Agenda (142.5 KB)
Minutes (228.72 KB)