Title of the Review:
External Peer Review (Letter) of Risk Profile on Pathogens in Raw Milk Cheese
Influential Scientific Information
Office or Center:
Subject of the Review:
The risk profile analyzes the public health risks associated with the consumption of cheese made from raw milk.
Purpose of the Review:
Evaluate the risk profile for technical content; the draft RP will be issued for public comment before it will be finalized to assure technical accuracy.
Type of Review:
Individual Reviews (Letter Review)
Timing of Review:
December 1st 2013
Number of Reviewers:
4 to 10
Primary Disciplines/Types of Expertise of Reviewers:
Microbiology; Virology; Parasitology; Food Science (with proven expertise in cheese manufacturing); Veterinary Medicine (with specialized expertise in bovine and small ruminant medicine); Epidemiology & public health; Risk assessment
Reviewers Selected by:
Designated Outside Organization
Public Nominations Requested for Review Panel:
Opportunities for the Public to Comment: Yes
If yes, briefly state how and when will these opportunities be provided:
The draft RP will be issued for public comment before it will be finalized.
Peer Reviewers Provided with Public Comments: