Food Law News - EU - 1997
20 November 1997: ADMINISTRATION - Consumer health : Chairmen of the scientific committees have been elected.
Commission Press Release (IP/97/1019), 20 November 1997
Consumer health : Chairmen of the scientific committees have been elected.
The members of the eight scientific committees of the European Commission (Food; Animal Nutrition; Animal Health and Welfare, Veterinary Measures relating to Public Health; Plants; Cosmetic Products and Non-Food Products intended for Consumers; Medicinal products and Medical Devices; Toxicity, Ecotoxicity and Environment) elected their presidents during the inaugural meetings that took place between 10 and 17 November. These eight chairmen will become members of the Scientific Steering Committee together with the other eight members nominated by the Commission on 29 July 1997. The Scientific Committees will play a central role in the scientific advice system of the Commission and will therefore be highly important to all European citizens. The scientific advice system of the Commission is now fully operational.
The Scientific Committee on Food will be led by the following chairperson - Dr.med.vet. Ib Knudsen
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