EFSA and food safety in the EU

On the occasion of EFSA’s Five Year Anniversary, a Scientific Conference is organised aimed at reviewing the contribution EFSA has made so far to Food Safety in Europe and at providing
advice on future challenges that EFSA has to meet to accomplish its mission.

Three Round Table discussions will take place following interventions from the Italian Minister of Health, Sen. Livia Turco, the EFSA’s Executive Director, Dr. Catherine
Geslain-Lanéelle, the Chair of EFSA’s Management Board, Prof. Patrick Wall, and a European Commission representative.

During the Round Table on “Harmonisation and transparency in risk assessment”, following an introduction by Dr. Koëter, EFSA’s Deputy Executive Director, three high
profile scientists will identify the key results achieved so far and the main directions of future activities .

For the Round Table on “Communicating risks and benefits: a strategy for Europe”, following an introduction by Dr. Gassin, EFSA’s Director of Communication, three well known
journalists and a representative of the Italian Superior Council of Health will share their viewpoints. A general discussion will follow.

Download the programme and the application form of the conference:
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