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Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety

The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM) carries out independent risk assessments for the Norwegian Food Safety Authority (Mattilsynet) across the Authority’s field of responsibility as well as environmental risk assessments of genetically modified organisms, alien organisms, micro-organisms and CITES for the Norwegian Environment Agency (Miljødirektoratet).

News from VKM

Risk assessment of the biological plant protection product Nemasys C with the organism Steinernema carpocapsae

Risk assessment of the biological plant protection product Nemasys C with the organism Steinernema carpocapsae

The Norwegian Food Safety Autority (NFSA) has asked the Norwegian Scientific Committe for Food Safety (VKM) to conduct a risk assessment on Steinernema carpocapsae.
[22.12.2016] Read more
Risk assessment of the biological plant protection product MontyLine with the active organism Amblyseius montdorensis

Risk assessment of the biological plant protection product MontyLine with the active organism Amblyseius montdorensis

The Norwegian Food Safety Authority has asked the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safetyt (VKM) to conduct a risk assessment of the predatory mite Amblyseius montdorensis.
[22.12.2016] Read more
Risk assessment of Chronic Wasting Disease

Risk assessment of Chronic Wasting Disease

The Norwegian Environment Agency and the Norwegian Food Safety Authority (NFSA) have requested the Norwegian Scientific committee for food safety (VKM) to assess the risks related to Chronic Wasting Disease in cervids in Norway.
[19.12.2016] Read more