We are doing science for policy
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
We all, are exposed to a rising flood of information. This also holds true for the manifold aspects of food safety and consumer protection.
Food surveillance activities generate data and documents, describing and evaluating the events of the past. The central challenge now is to obtain sound knowledge for the assessment of future events from information from the food chain. This leads us to pose various questions such as:
All these questions will be discussed at this symposium.
More information about the event can be found on www.bvl.bund.de/symposium2016