Sinikka Turunen, Secretary General of the Finnish Consumers’ Association appointed to the EFSA Management Board

18.7.2008

<div>The Council of the European Union has appointed seven new members to the Management Board of the European Food Safety Authority EFSA. The new members took up their appointment on 1 July 2008. One of the seven appointed members is Sinikka Turunen, Secretary General of the Finnish Consumers’ Association. The term for the new members of the Management Board is four years. </div>

The new members of the EFSA Management Board:

1. Sue Davies, Chief Policy Advisor of the UK consumer organisation “Which?”
2. Piergiuseppe Facelli, Director Office for International Affairs in Food and Veterinary of the Italian Ministry of Health
3. Matthias Horst, Director-General of the Federation of the German Food and Drink Industry (BVE)
4. Milan Pogačnik, Dean of the Veterinary Faculty at the University of Ljubljana
5. Jiri Ruprich, Director, Czech National Institute of Public Health
6. Sinikka Turunen, Secretary General of the Finnish Consumers’ Association
7. Bernhard Url, Managing Director of the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES)

More information is available on EFSA’s Internet pages:
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/EFSA/efsa_locale-1178620753812_home.htm


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