The panel carries out risk assessments concerning feed for animals on land and in water, such as production methods, raw materials, additives, infectious agents, genetically modified organisms and how animal feed affects animal health.
VKM is appointed by the Ministry of Health and Care Services. VKM is organized as an independent body, fulfilling the national requirement for independent, transparent and open scientific risk assessments.
Risk assessments in VKM follow current international standards and methodology in the respective fields of responsibility for VKMs panels.
Håvard Steinshamn (chair)
Christiane Kruse Fæste