The CBRA is a knowledge center for burden of disease and risk assessment methodology. It applies these methods to study the health and economic impact of public and animal health threats.


New research published in Food Control provides insights on needs and expectations of decision makers and stakeholders regarding risk ranking in the food chain. The majority of the questioned participants expressed a need for risk ranking, and their key expectation was improved transparency in decision making processes. Hurdles for performing risk ranking were identified, including lack of training.