The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment (VKM) carries out independent risk assessments for the Norwegian Food Safety Authority (Mattilsynet) and the Norwegian Environment Agency (Miljødirektoratet) in the areas of food safety, food production and the environment. The risk assessments are used when giving advice to the relevant ministries, when choosing measures to take and as a part of the background for developing new laws and regulations. Read more at VKM. The articles are financed by VKM and written by their communication staff - read more about partner articles at ScienceNorway.
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