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Food and Feed Safety (27-05-2013)

Commission publishes call for applications for the European Food Safety Authority

The Commission is organising a selection procedure to replace 7 out of 14 members of the European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA) Management Board whose mandate will expire on 30 June 2014. The call for expressions of interest has been published in the EU Official Journal (OJ C138 of 17.05.2013). The deadline for submitting applications is 12 July 2013. A list of candidates will be drawn up by the Commission and sent to the Council, who will then appoint the new Management Board members, in consultation with the European Parliament. The Management Board is responsible for monitoring EFSA's work to ensure that it carries out its mission in accordance with its mandate.

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