51st meeting of the Advisory Forum

5 March 2014

On 05-06 March EFSA’s Advisory Forum holds the 51st meeting in Athens (GR)


  1. Welcome and opening of the meeting
  2. Adoption of the agenda
  3. Matters arising
  4. Strategic discussion on EFSA's work with Member States
  • Single Programming Document 2014 - 2016
  • Enhancing EU Risk Assessment Community:
    • AF Discussion Group on Scientific Cooperation Paper
    • Follow up on Breakout group Discussions of 50th AF Meeting: EU Risk Assessment Agenda
    • Work planning 2014
    • Early means to identify and possibly prevent diverging scientific opinions
  • Break-out Groups- Evidence Management – Data Collection and Data Access
  1. Benefits and challenges from the implementation of Electronic Transmission of Chemical Occurrence Data to EFSA in Greece
  2. Forward Planning
  • Food safety research and Industry – Making bold decisions while recognizing that perception is reality
  • Terms of Reference: Network for Nutrivigilance
  • International Scientific Cooperation
  1. Scientific Unit, Panel and Network presentations
  • AHAW Panel & Scientific Network on Risk Assessment in Animal Health and Welfare
  • Scientific Network on Harmonisation of Risk Assessment Methodologies
  1. Other matters raised By EFSA and Member States
  • Quantitative Risk Assessment on Nitrate and Nitrite in Finland
  • Are consumers aware of their caffeine intake or not?
  • Update and Guidance for Scientific Network Representatives
  • Research Results: Energy Drinks
  1. Any other business
  • Country briefing on participation in grant and procurement projects
  • Upcoming BfR events


Agenda (168.63 KB)
Minutes (325.19 KB)