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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

Risk assessments of cyclamate, saccharin, neohesperidine DC, steviol glycosides and neotame from soft drinks, “saft” and nectar

Risk assessments of cyclamate, saccharin, neohesperidine DC, steviol glycosides and neotame from soft drinks, “saft” and nectar

The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM) has at the request of the Norwegian Food Safety Authority conducted a risk assessment of the intense sweeteners cyclamate, saccharin, neohesperidine DC, steviol glycosides and neotame from soft drinks, “saft” and nectar.
[01.04.2014] Read more
Health and environmental risk assessment of the fungicide Luna Privilege

Health and environmental risk assessment of the fungicide Luna Privilege

The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM) has on request by the Norwegian Food Safety Authority conducted a health and environmental risk assessment of the fungicide Luna Privilege.
[19.02.2014] Read more
Health risk assessment of the fungicide Aviator Xpro EC 225

Health risk assessment of the fungicide Aviator Xpro EC 225

The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety has conducted an assessment of possible health risk related to groundwater contamination with a metabolite of an active substance in the new fungicide Aviator Xpro EC 225.
[04.02.2014] Read more