Watch live: EFSA Scientific Forum and Food Safety Summit

EFSA is organising two major events in Brussels from 20-22 November that will be broadcasted live on the EFSA website:

A Scientific Forum on 20-21 November entitled ‘From Safe Foods to Healthy Diets: EU risk assessment past, present and future’. This is an opportunity for scientific experts,
international organisations, consumers, industry and other stakeholders to openly discuss topical issues that matter for safe and healthy food across Europe.

The Food Safety Summit on 22 November is for high-level decision makers from the Member States, EU Institutions, International Organisations and non-EU partner countries, to consider
jointly the future of food and feed risk assessment in Europe. It is organised jointly with the European Commission and the Portuguese Presidency.

To watch the webcasting – A link will be directly accessible from the EFSA homepage when the events take place. Just click on this link to watch live! During parallel discussions, you
will be able to flick between the different sessions. It will also be possible to watch a recording of the events via the EFSA website, which will become available shortly afterwards.

Overview: timing, system requirements and language options

20 November

14.30 – 16.00: Opening session – setting the scene
16.30 – 18.00: Major challenges in food safety

21 November

09.00 – 09.30: Communicating Science

09.30 – 11.00: Parallel sessions

Microbiological risks
Chemical risks
Food additives and flavourings
GMO risk assessment around the world
Animal welfare
11.30 – 12.30: Nanotechnology in food – point-counter-point discussion

14.00 – 15.30: Parallel sessions

Animal cloning
Knowing more about what we eat
Active and intelligent food packaging
Analysing health risks vs. health benefits
Communicating risks – Roundtable
16.00 – 17.00: Closing session

22 November

09.15 – 12.30: Food Safety Summit

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