Ad hoc meeting with industry representatives

13 June 2019

On 13 June 2019, EFSA met EuropaBio as part of the second ad hoc meeting with industry representatives. The meeting provided an opportunity to discuss various topics pertaining to the risk assessment of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

Participants discussed the following:

  • The updated explanatory note on literature searching conducted in the context of GMO applications for (renewed) market authorisation and annual post-market environmental monitoring reports on GMOs authorised in the EU market.
  • The scientific aspects of the 90-day feeding study in rodents as requested by Commission Implementing Regulation EU 503/2013.

The meeting took place in a constructive atmosphere and marks an important step in enhancing dialogue among the parties.