THE FIRST meeting of the management board of the European Food Safety Authority has elected Britain's Chair of the National Consumer Council, Deridre Hutton, as a vice-chair and appointed as chairman Codex Alimentarius vice-chair Dr Stuart Slorach, also Deputy Director of the Swedish National Food Administration. Director General of the French Ministry of Agriculture and Fish, Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle, was also elected vice-chair.

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