Fluoride Action Network

EU solicits comments on draft scientific opinion on dietary reference values for fluoride

Source: EFSA (European Food Safey Authority) | May 8th, 2013
Location: European Union

Deadline for comments, June 13, 2013

EFSA’s Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) has launched an open consultation on the draft scientific opinion on dietary reference values for fluoride. This document proposes dietary reference values for fluoride for adults, infants and children, pregnant and lactating women.

In line with EFSA’s policy on openness and transparency and in order for EFSA to receive comments from the scientific community and stakeholders, EFSA has launched a public consultation on the draft document developed by the NDA Panel of EFSA.

Interested parties are invited to submit written comments by 13 June 2013. Please use exclusively the electronic template provided with the documents to submit comments and refer to the line and page numbers. Please note that comments submitted by e-mail or by post cannot be taken into account and that a submission will not be considered if it is:

  • submitted after the deadline set out in the call
  • presented in any form other than what is provided for in the instructions and template
  • not related to the contents of the document
  • contains complaints against institutions, personal accusations, irrelevant or offensive statements or material
  • is related to policy or risk management aspects, which is out of the scope of EFSA’s activity.

EFSA will assess all comments from interested parties which are submitted in line with the criteria above. The comments will be further considered by the relevant EFSA Panel and taken into consideration if found to be relevant.

All comments submitted will be published. Comments submitted by individuals in a personal capacity will be presented anonymously. Comments submitted formally on behalf of an organisation will appear with the name of the organisation.

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Published: 2 May 2013