Outcome of a public consultation on the draft risk assessment of aflatoxins in food

First published in EFSA Supporting Publications
9 March 2020
Type
Technical Report

Abstract

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) carried out a public consultation to receive input from interested parties on the draft risk assessment of aflatoxins in food. This draft scientific opinion was prepared by the EFSA Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM Panel), supported by the Working Group on Aflatoxins in food.The draft opinion was endorsed by the CONTAM Panel for public consultation on 25 September 2019. The written public consultation was open from 4 October 2019 until15 November 2019. EFSA received comments from 14 different interested parties. EFSA and its CONTAM Panel wish to thank all stakeholders for their contributions. The present report contains the comments received and explains the way they have been considered for finalisation of the opinion. The opinion was adopted at the CONTAM Plenary meeting on 30 January 2020 and published in the EFSA Journal.

This publication is linked to the following EFSA Journal article:
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.2903/j.efsa.2020.6040/full

Contact
contam [at] efsa.europa.eu
doi
10.2903/sp.efsa.2020.EN-1798
Question Number
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European Commission