Planet Diversity World Congress on the Future of Food and Agriculture


21.06.2006 |

EU member states experts criticise EFSA's risk assessment

At a meeting of national experts and representatives of the European Food Safety Authority on GMO risk assessment harsh words were kept behind closed doors. According to participants numerous experts made far reaching suggestions to overhaul the present system of risk assessment. On the lighter side an EFSA official told Reuters "that it was natural that the agency was using short-term data from the industry in its assessments because GMOs were fairly young".</p><p><a href="">Reuters: Food Safety Body Says Works Closely With EU on GMOs</a>

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