EFSA and Joint Research Centre renew cooperation agreement


On 26 June 2018, Vladimír Šucha, JRC Director General, and Bernhard Url, Executive Director of EFSA, renewed the collaboration agreement between the two institutions - ©European Union, 2018

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) and EFSA have renewed their commitment to work together in a variety of scientific and technical areas related to food and feed safety, animal health and welfare, plant health and nutrition.

EFSA Executive Director Bernhard Url was at JRC today to discuss future cooperation with JRC Director General Vladimír Šucha, as the heads of the two organisations signed a renewed Collaboration Agreement.

Both institutions emphasised exchange and joint activities on:

  • sectoral food and feed legislation (e.g. GMOs, feed additives, or pesticides)
  • alternative methods to protect animals
  • combined exposure of chemicals and chemical mixtures
  • collection and use of landscape and environmental data for use in risk assessment.

For more information see the JRC website.

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