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Url says MEPs make EFSA a “scapegoat” on access to studies

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The Executive Director of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Bernhard Url, has hit out at MEPs who criticise the agency for failing to publish confidential studies underpinning scientific advice in controversial areas such as genetically modified organisms and pesticides, pointing out that protection of intellectual property (IP) rights is a legal requirement.


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