Ad-hoc meeting with industry association EuropaBio

8 November 2016

EFSA met with industry representatives on 8 November 2016 to discuss technical and procedural aspects pertaining to the risk assessment of genetically modified organisms (GMO) applications.

The following issues were discussed:

  • The selection and breeding process of the crops
  • Request for public access to documents
  • Statistical matters in the context of GMO applications

The meeting took place in a constructive atmosphere and allowed a positive dialogue that helped to increase mutual understanding.