A consultation regarding the potential of transforming the European Women Forum into a multidisciplinary think tank for women in a society in transition.
A new EFSA opinion on application for authorisation of genetically modified maize MON 87411 for food and feed uses submitted under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 by Monsanto was published on 02 July. In accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 on genetically modified food and feed, the public may make comments on this opinion for a one month period.
In an important step forward in its work on “chemical mixtures” EFSA has launched a public consultation on its draft guidance on harmonised methodologies for assessing combined exposure to multiple chemicals. A second related consultation concerns how EFSA proposes to address the genotoxicity of chemical mixtures.
The European Court of Auditors is conducting an audit of public participation in EU law-making. In particular, they will examine the public consultations with stakeholders undertaken by the European Commission when preparing its legislative proposals. The auditors have today published a Background Paper, “Consulting the public when preparing EU law”, as a source of information for those interested in the subject.