38th meeting of the Advisory Forum

Brussels
25 November 2010

On 25 and 26 November EFSA’s Advisory Forum holds the 38th meeting in Brussels (Belgium).

Agenda

  1. Welcome and opening of the meeting
  2. Adoption of the minutes of the 37th Advisory Forum meeting
  3. Adoption of the agenda
  4. Strategic discussion on the EFSA’s work with the Member States
    • Follow up on medium term planning
    • Calendar for possible future topics for strategic discussion
      Novel foods
      Food safety research funding in Europe
      Data collection
      Hazard database (chemical and biological)
      Alternative risk assessment approaches
  5. Other matters raised by EFSA and the Member States
    • Eurobarometer 2010 on food-related risks
    • Communications on the independence of risk assessment advice: Feedback from the AFCWG
    • New Scientific Committee network on the harmonisation of risk assessment methodologies
    • External report on terminology in EFSA risk assessment
    • Update on the EU Menu project
  6. Exchange of views with DG Research on research priorities
  7. Strategic discussion on the EFSA’s work with the Member States (Part II)
  8. Other matters raised by EFSA and the Member States (Part II)
    • Methodology for the prioritisation of animal diseases
    • Feedback from the round table on the role of science in food policy
    • Allergic reaction caused by ‘easy to bake’ products with hydrolysed wheat protein
    • Other matters raised by EFSA and the Member States
  9. Any other business
Agenda (142.76 KB)
Minutes (264.53 KB)