Testbiotech reveals conflicts of interest at the European Food Safety Authority EFSA

Call for independent risk research
Wednesday, 1 December 2010
Munich

A report presented today by Testbiotech in a media conference in Munich, reveals severe conflicts of interest at the European Food Safety Authority EFSA. The chair of EFSA´s expert GMO Panel responsible for risk the assessment of genetically engineered plants, has been working for years with a so-called Task Force group at the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI). A member of staff from Monsanto heads the Task Force, and all its members are from biotech corporations.

Open Letter to the European Commission

Reply to the EFSA statement on maize 1507 dated 20 October

Dear Mr Dalli

EFSA: a playing field for biotech industry

Experts from the European Food Safety Authority are collaborating with companies such as Monsanto
Friday, 19 November 2010
Munich-Parma

There is close collaboration between experts on the GMO Panel of the European Food Safety Authority, EFSA, and the biotech industry. The chair of the GMO expert panel which is dealing with risk assessment of genetically engineered plants, Harry Kuiper, and a second expert from the same panel, Gijs Kleter, have for years been working with the International Life Science Institute (ILSI).

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