Scientific Steering Committee
The Scientific Steering Committee discusses guidelines and principles for the work in VKM, coordinates risk assessments discussed in more than one panel, and finalizes the most comprehensive risk assessments. The Scientific Steering Committee has 15 members, nine of which are the chairs of the panels. The remaining six are directly appointed.
What do Norwegians eat, which substances does the food contain, and what is the relation between intake of various foods and health and disease? This is one in several areas where we need more knowledge, according to a summary report from the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety, VKM.
The Norwegian Food Safety Authority (NFSA) requests the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM) to conduct a health risk assessment of radioactivity in food in Norway.