Opinion of the scientific panel on contaminants in the food chain [CONTAM] related to the potential increase of consumer health risk by a possible increase of the existing maximum levels for aflatoxins in almonds, hazelnuts and pistachios and derived products

Aflatoxins, aflatoxin B1, almonds, hazelnuts, pistachios, exposure assessment, hepatocellular carcinoma, liver cancer, risk assessment, margin of exposure (MOE).
First published in the EFSA Journal
1 March 2007
25 January 2007
Last Updated
1 March 2007. This version replaces the previous one/s.
Scientific Opinion


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Panel members at the time of adoption

Jan Alexander, Guðjón Atli Auðunsson, 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, Philippe Verger.
Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain
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