The storm about conflicts of interest in the European Food Safety Authority continues, caused by the revolving doors with Syngenta, Monsanto, ILSI and Danone:
See my blog from 5th March http://info.babymilkaction.org/EFSAMarch2012
The European Parliament has failed to approve EFSA's budget, because of conflicts of interest:
The chair of EFSA's management board moved straight to the International Life Sciences Institute, ILSI, the food and drinks industry lobby group:
In April, EFSA did not act on the revolving doors scandal when the head of EFSA's GMO unit moved straight to the biotechnology corporation Syngenta with no two-year "cooling off" period.
EFSA's managment board is politically appointed by the Commission and Council. for more see my blog: http://info.babymilkaction.org/EFSAMarch2012
and the Corporate Europe reports.