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Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety

The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM) carries out independent risk assessments for the Norwegian Food Safety Authority (Mattilsynet) across the Authority’s field of responsibility as well as environmental risk assessments of genetically modified organisms for the Norwegian Environment Agency (Miljødirektoratet).

News from VKM

Risk assessment on reduced animal welfare by marking and tracking of farmed fish and fish for cultivation

Risk assessment on reduced animal welfare by marking and tracking of farmed fish and fish for cultivation

The Norwegian Food Safety Authority (NFSA) requests the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM) to assess welfare risks related to marking and tracking of fish.
[24.04.2015] Read more
Final health and environmental risk assessment of genetically modified soybean A5547-127 (EFSA/GMO/NL/2008/52)

Final health and environmental risk assessment of genetically modified soybean A5547-127 (EFSA/GMO/NL/2008/52)

In preparation for a legal implementation of EU-regulation 1829/2003, the Norwegian Environment Agency (former Norwegian Directorate for Nature Management) has requested the Norwegian Food Safety Authority (NFSA) to give final opinions on all genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and products containing or consisting of GMOs that are authorized in the European Union under Directive 2001/18/EC or Regulation 1829/2003/EC within the Authority’s sectoral responsibility.
[23.04.2015] Read more
Final health and environmental risk assessment of genetically modified soybean MON 89788 (EFSA/GMO/NL/2006/36)

Final health and environmental risk assessment of genetically modified soybean MON 89788 (EFSA/GMO/NL/2006/36)

In preparation for a legal implementation of EU-regulation 1829/2003, the Norwegian Environment Agency (former Norwegian Directorate for Nature Management) has requested the Norwegian Food Safety Authority (NFSA) to give final opinions on all genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and products containing or consisting of GMOs that are authorized in the European Union under Directive 2001/18/EC or Regulation 1829/2003/EC within the Authority’s sectoral responsibility.
[23.04.2015] Read more