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Open Letters in response to criticism raised by Austrian authorities

The Austrian Federal Ministry of Health sent a letter dated 18 January 2016 to the EU Commission (DG Research and Innovation) complaining that stakeholder concerns “have not been picked up and discussed in the GRACE Final Project Report*”. This letter also enclosed a scientific opinion written by national experts of the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES) concerning this final report. The GRACE project has ssued an open letter containing detailed response to the Austrian expert opinion, which was recently answered by AGES:

OPEN LETTER of GRACE to the Federal Ministry of Health, Austria


(4 February 2016)





OPEN LETTER of AGES in response to the OPEN LETTER of GRACE


(received on 29 July 2016)





*GRACE Final Report: "Conclusions and recommendations on animal feeding trials and alternative approaches and on the use of systematic reviews and evidence maps for GMO impact assessment"

CEE-JKI Workshop

Joint CEE/JKI Training Workshop:

CADIMA and its supportive function during evidence synthesis

18th-20th of April 2016, Berlin, Germany


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