Effects on public health of an increase of the levels for aflatoxin total from 4 µg/kg to 10 µg/kg for tree nuts other than almonds, hazelnuts and pistachios - Statement of the Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain

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Article
Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2009.1168
Panel Members
Jan Alexander, Diane Benford, Andrew Cockburn, Jean-Pierre Cravedi, Eugenia Dogliotti, Alessandro Di Domenico, María Luisa Fernández-Cruz, Johanna Fink-Gremmels, Peter Fürst, Corrado Galli, Philippe Grandjean, Jadwiga Gzyl, Gerhard Heinemeyer, Niklas Johansson, Antonio Mutti, Josef Schlatter, Rolaf Van Leeuwen, Carlos Van Peteghem and Philippe Verger
Acknowledgements

The CONTAM Panel wishes to thank the EFSA staff of the DATEX and CONTAM units
involved with the preparation of this statement.

Type
Statement of the Scientific Committee/Scientific Panel
Question Number
EFSA-Q-2009-00675
Adopted
16 June 2009
Published in the EFSA Journal
30 June 2009
Affiliation
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Parma, Italy
Note
Abstract

No abstract available

Keywords
tree nuts, aflatoxins, consumption of nuts, exposure assessment, public health