Nutrition, Dietetic Products, Novel Food, and Allergy

The Panel is responsible for issues concerning human nutrition, dietetic products, food supplements, novel foods and food allergies, including fortification, food supplements and health claims.


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




Tor. A Strand (chair)

Lene Frost Andersen (deputy)

Christine Louise Parr

Knut Tomas Dalen

Kristin Holvik

Lisbeth Dahl

Martinus Løvik

Sigrun Henjum

Stine Marie Ulven

Tonje H. Stea

Anine Medin

Catherine Swinger

Vegard Lysne

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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