Agenda and Documents List for the 8 June Meeting of the EFSA Advisory Forum (link)

June 7, 2004

Brussels, 04 Jun 2004


1. Welcome by the Hungarian Authorities

2. Introduction by Geoffrey Podger and the adoption of the agenda (Doc AF 08.06.2004 – 1)

3. Minutes of the meeting 6 April in Helsinki and matters arising (Doc AF 08.06.2004 – 2)

4. Update by Geoffrey Podger on progress at EFSA including move to Parma

5. Information paper on the Stakeholder meetings of the GMO and FEEDAP panels (Doc 08.06.2004 - 3)

6. Exchange of information on the initiative of setting up an EFSA extranet (Doc 08.06.2004 – 4, Doc 08.06.2004 – 4a & Doc 08.06.2004 – 4b)

7. Advisory Forum Event in Berlin

8. Document on the assessment of the current image of the European Food Safety Authority: outcome of the interviews conducted by Frederic Paeps (March-April 2004) (Doc AF 08.06.2004 – 5 & Doc AF 08.06.2004 – 5-1)

9. Exchange of information on the setting up of a database on zoonoses and pesticides residues data by DG Eurostat in collaboration with DG SANCO

10. Update on the call for scientific experts

11. Communication on methylmercury in fish: recent developments (Doc AF 08.06.2004 – 6, Doc AF 08.06.2004 – 6-1, Doc AF 08.06.2004 – 6-2, Doc AF 08.06.2004 – 6-3 & Doc AF 08.06.2004 – 6-4)

12. First draft proposal for the Management Board on EFSA's animal welfare policy (Doc 08.06.2004 – 7)

13. Integrating new member states in the work of EFSA (Doc 08.06.2004 – 8)

- Report back from Working Groups:
Communication (Doc AF 08.06.2004 – 9 - Minutes of the Communication WG)
IT (Doc AF 08.06.2004 – 10 – Minutes of the IT WG).- Update and exchange of views from the Authority on matters currently under review in the Authority including those where there is current consumer concern.
Information on the publication of the call for tender regarding zoonoses
- Update and exchange of views on matters raised by the Member States on significant new and existing scientific issues under consideration at national level
- Emerging risks: exchange of information concerning emerging risks
- Early warning concerning significant reports and studies to be published by the Authority or a Member State and risk communication issues of general interest not otherwise covered.

15. Any other business

Meeting documents

European Food Safety Authority -- EFSA
Item source: v_meetings/465_en.html

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