Dear Health and Food Safety,
Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:
-all correspondence (including letters, emails and text messages), agendas, minutes of meetings, minutes of phone calls, reports and any kind of other policy documents, where the German laboratory LPT (Laboratory of Pharmacology and Toxicology) was discussed/mentioned/referred to, especially, but not exclusively, in relation to possible fraud/forgery of test data and/or mistreatment of test animals. Time frame of this request: Between December 1st 2018 and September 1st 2020.
More information on LPT: https://www.lpt-pharm-tox.de/
Do not hesitate to get back to me should you need any further information which could facilitate your research.
My postal address:
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Message on behalf of Mr Klaus Berend to Mr Vincent Harmsen:
Please find an advance copy of our letter ref. Ares(2020)5223066 of 5 October 2020 regarding your application for access to documents GestDem 2020/5387.
The documents that can be fully released and the list of documents containing the result of the assessment carried out on their content on the basis of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 are published on the following Commission webpage:
You can view these documents by entering the GestDem reference of your requests ("2020/5387") in the search box at the top of the page.
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The above mentioned page has been recently launched by DG SANTE to make documents publicly available following an access to documents request. This page will be updated each time new documents will have been made public through the access to documents procedure.
E4 – Pesticides and Biocides
Directorate E – Food and food safety, innovation
DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR HEALTH AND FOOD SAFETY
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