Nalysis of a Scientific Report on a Chemical Hazard

Scope: Review and analysis given report. Candidates will be assigned a recent report on a chemical food hazard. the task will be to summarize the findings of the report and explain contextualize it for the Irish situation.

(a) The report should be structured under the following heading:

(i) Background and chemical nature of the hazard.
(ii) Analysis of the health risk posed by this chemical
(iii) Relevance to the Irish consumer.
(iv) Risk Management strategy ( how is risk avoided/ controlled) and how is related to Ireland

(b) A one page summary of the report.

The report given is (conclusion on the peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance Bacillus amyloliquefaciens subsp. plantarum strain D747 European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal 2014; 12(4): 362429 pp. .doi: 10.2903/j.efsa.2014.3624