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Contaminants

The panel is responsible for issues on environmental contaminants and other pollutants, process-related chemicals, natural toxins and residues of veterinary and human pharmaceutical substances in food.

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

 

 

Members

Jannecke Skåre (chair)

Anders Ruus

Anne Lise Brantsæter

Cathrine Thomsen

Christiane Kruse Fæste

Gunnar Eriksen

Helen Kvalem

Helle Knutsen

Heidi Amlund

Irma Oskam

 

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

T: 21 62 28 00
@: vkm@vkm.no

 

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