With the selection of one of its servers, Juliana Machado Braz, for the training program of the German regulatory agency, BFR (Bundesinstitut Für Rsikobewertung), Anvisa tightens its relationship with one of the most important global agencies, which will allow significant advances in regulation Of pesticides in Brazil, in order to guarantee the protection of the population’s health.
The BFR, which is the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, is a selective process for young scientists to have the opportunity to learn about the German work process and to improve its scientific-regulatory knowledge.
Among its tasks is the identification of health risks, the recommendation of measures to mitigate risks and the communication of risk to the population in relation to pesticides.
The agency’s risk assessment is based on internationally recognized criteria, based on the most up-to-date scientific knowledge.
Currently, BFR is one of the most important international regulatory agencies, with extensive experience in the field of agrochemicals evaluation. The BFR carries out toxicological registration and re-evaluation of agrochemicals that support the decisions of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
In addition, it has a highly qualified technical staff in the area of toxicology and risk assessment and has toxicological evaluation procedures for standardized and recognized pesticides, being the model for many other international agencies and always participating in all relevant global discussions on the toxicity of pesticides.