Global changes affect the way people produce and consume their food. As a consequence, the risk of new pests and pathogens emerging is increasing. The session looks at how to address these emerging risks globally.
EFSA is asking its partners and stakeholders to help shape the Authority’s strategic direction for the next five years. The draft EFSA Strategy 2020 is open for public consultation until 20 November.
EFSA's risk profile identifies the potential biological and chemical hazards associated with the use of farmed insects as food and feed.
EFSA introduces webinars to strengthen dialogue with stakeholders on applications.
Experts from the EU and beyond will meet in November to discuss research initiatives that are needed to further scientific understanding of Xylella fastidiosa and find solutions for its control.
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