On 21 March 2021, the new regulation on the transparency of risk assessment in the food chain will become applicable. This regulation aims at ensuring more transparency of the EU risk assessment in the food chain, increasing the independence of studies used by European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), strengthening the governance and the scientific cooperation of EFSA to guarantee its long-term sustainability, and developing comprehensive risk communication.
This new regulation was developed in response to a European Citizens’ Initiative on pesticides. On 10 May 2017, the European Chemical Society (EuChemS) co-organised the workshop Glyphosate: Harmless Tool or Sneaky Poison? at the European Parliament.
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