Italian Health Minister visited EFSA

by Editor
Wednesday, February 17, 2010

The recently appointed Italian Health Minister, Mr. Ferruccio Fazio, visited EFSA on 15 February 2010.

Mr. Fazio was accompanied by Mr. Piergiuseppe Facelli, Member of the EFSA Management Board and Head of the Office for International Affairs in the Department for Veterinary Public Health, Nutrition and Food Safety of the Italian Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs. They met with Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle, EFSA’s Executive Director, and Mr. Olivier Ramsayer, Director of Administration.

The meeting was an opportunity to take stock of developments in EFSA’s scientific work and to discuss future projects in the area of food and feed safety as well as scientific cooperation with Member States. The Minister has agreed to come to Parma again to participate in events that EFSA will organise in the near future.