Outcome of a public consultation on the Draft Scientific Opinion of the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) on Dietary Reference Values for iron
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) carried out a public consultation to receive input from the scientific community and all interested parties on the draft Scientific Opinion on Dietary Reference Values (DRVs) for iron, prepared by the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA Panel) and endorsed by the Panel for public consultation at its Plenary meeting on 23 April 2015. The written public consultation for this document was open from 26 May 2015 to 19 July 2015. EFSA received comments from 10 interested parties. EFSA and its NDA Panel wish to thank all stakeholders for their contributions. The current report summarises the outcome of the public consultation, and includes a brief summary of the comments received and how the comments were addressed. The NDA Panel prepared an updated version of the Scientific Opinion on Dietary Reference Values for iron taking into account the comments received. The Opinion was discussed and adopted at the NDA Plenary meeting on 23 September 2015, and is published in the EFSA Journal.