Partner 5 Agence Nationale de sécurité sanitaire de l’alimentation, de l’environment et du travail (ANSES)
The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES) was founded on 1 July 2010 from the merger of the French Food Safety Agency (AFSSA) and the French Agency for Environmental and Occupational Health Safety (AFSSET) (see It is a public organization of an administrative nature accountable to the French Ministries of Health, Agriculture, the Environment, Labour and Consumer Affairs. ANSES undertakes monitoring, expert appraisal, research and reference missions in a broad field of competence that encompasses human health, animal health and welfare, and plant health. It offers a cross-functional perspective of health issues enabling it to fully address all the types of exposure (from particles, waves, inhalation, ingestion, etc.) to which a person may be subjected, intentionally or otherwise, at all ages and stages of life, including at work, while travelling, while engaging in leisure activities, or via food. ANSES can therefore apply a cross-cutting approach to its health risk/benefit assessments, by including contributions from the social sciences and humanities, before submitting its opinions and recommendations to the authorities and systematically making its work public.
Principle Investigator: Sophie Roussel,
16 JULY 2024