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Public Health (17-09-2010)

Public Hearing: preliminary opinion on Fluoridation of Drinking Water

Today in Brussels, a hearing on the preliminary opinion on the fluoridation of drinking water takes place. The hearing is organised by the Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks (SCHER) of the European Commission. Stakeholders are expected to voice their concerns, criticisms and comments on the conclusions presented by the Committee in its pre-consultation opinion. The hearing will complement the internet consultation for which the deadline for submission of comments is 22 September.

Further information on SCHER and the European Commission's other non-food Scientific Committees can be found here.