publication . Article . Other literature type . 2019

Transparency and Openness in Food Safety: insights about new Data Confidentiality rules

Salvatore, Sapienza;
Open Access
  • Published: 12 May 2019
This short study discusses the potential implications of an ownership-based approach to the debate on data transparency and openness in the context of food safety legislation. Measures enshrined in the draft EU reform of the General Food Law Regulation give more power to the European Food Safety Authority to disclose scientific data submitted by commercial entities when requesting an authorisation to place food products on the EU market. This originates a conflict between the public interest in the disclosure of data for the cross-check of the evidence supporting the safety of foods and the commercial interest of the industry in keeping the data confidential. Po...
free text keywords: Food Safety, Transparency, Openness, Data Ownership, EFSA
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