Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety
David Byrne, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection, and Robert Madelin, Director-General for Health and Consumer Protection welcomed members to the first joint meeting of the three new non-food scientific committees which took place on 7/8 September 2004. The Committees adopted common rules of procedure.
The Chairs and Vice-Chairs were elected in separate meetings of the Scientific Committees on Consumer Products, on Health and Environmental Risks and on Emerging and Newly-Identified Health Risks.
- Opening address:
The importance of scientific advice in the Community decision making process
by Robert MADELIN
Director General for Health and Consumer Protection - European Commission
by David BYRNE
European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection
Rules of procedure of the Scientific Committees
Minutes of joint sessions