Animal Feed

The panel carries out risk assessments concerning feed for terrestrial and aquatic animals, including production methods, raw materials, additives, infectious substances and genetically modified organisms. This also includes how feed affects animal health. Norway has fully adopted the EU legislation in this field.


Search for risk assessments

Search for published risk assessments and risk assessments on the agenda from the panel on Animal Health and Welfare.




Åshild Krogdahl (chair)

Christiane Kruse Fæste

Einar Ringø

Erik-Jan Lock

Håvard Steinshamn

Live Nesse

Robin Ørnsrud

Trine Eggen


Assessing risk means assessing how likely it is that a hazard we know leads to injury. In addition, we need to assess how serious the injury is.

Independent and transparent

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.


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The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment

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