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European Food Safety Authority and the alleged leak of confidential information concerning an active substance used in pesticides

The case concerns an alleged leak to the French press of confidential correspondence between the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the complainant related to the active substance Mancozeb, which is used in fungicides.

The Ombudsman opened an inquiry into the issue, and asked EFSA to reply to questions about the correspondence in this case and EFSA's procedures concerning confidential documents.