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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.

News from VKM

Evaluation of tolerable upper intake levels for vitamin D in children and adolescents

Evaluation of tolerable upper intake levels for vitamin D in children and adolescents

The Norwegian food Safety Authority (NFSA) has requested the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM) to evaluate the platform of knowledge used by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) to set the tolerable upper intake levels for vitamin D in children and adolescents.
[13.06.2014] Read more
Safe Food – Tomorrow's Challenges

Conference:

Safe Food – Tomorrow's Challenges

Welcome to the conference Safe Food - Tomorrow's Challenges 17th June in Oslo. The conference is proudly hosted by the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety.
[10.06.2014] Read more
Comments on the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS)’s opinion on the safety of aluminium in cosmetic products

Comments on the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS)’s opinion on the safety of aluminium in cosmetic products

Following a risk assessment on aluminum in cosmetic products by the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) the Norwgian Food Safety Authority has asked the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety to comment on ceratin points in the SCCS opinion.
[21.05.2014] Read more