Outcome of Public Consultation on the EFSA Draft Opinion on “Transparency in risk assessment – scientific principles”

First published in EFSA Supporting Publications
5 mai 2009
24 avril 2009
Technical Report


On the 1 December 2008, the EFSA Scientific Committee endorsed a draft opinion of the Scientific Committee on “Transparency in Risk Assessment - scientific aspects”. The draft opinion had been prepared by an EFSA Scientific Committee working group composed of external experts and members of the Scientific Committee. In line with EFSA’s policy on openness and transparency and in order for EFSA to receive comments from the scientific community and stakeholders on its work, EFSA engages in public consultations on key issues. The draft opinion was published for public consultation the 16 December 2008 until the 15 February 2009, 17:00 CET. EFSA has committed to publish the comments received as well as a short report on the outcome of the consultation (see annex 1).

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