Outcome of the public consultation on the draft Scientific Opinion of the EFSA Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM) on acrylamide in food

Question Number
21 May 2015

The EFSA Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM Panel) has endorsed its draft Scientific Opinion on the risks to public health related to the presence of acrylamide (AA) in food. The opinion has undergone a public consultation from 1 July 2014 to 15 September 2014. Overall, EFSA has received 120 comments from various interested parties including national agencies, academia, industry and individuals in their private capacity. This report summarises the outcome of the public consultation, and lists and provides a brief summary of the comments received and how they were taken into account when finalising the Scientific Opinion for adoption.

Published in the EFSA Journal
4 June 2015