EFSA Journal

EFSA publishes all its scientific outputs, including its scientific opinions, in the EFSA Journal. It also issues a range of supporting publications. See also Definitions of EFSA Scientific Outputs and Supporting Publications.

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EFSA Scientific Colloquium 23 – Joint European Food Safety Authority and Evidence‐Based Toxicology Collaboration Colloquium Evidence integration in risk assessment: the science of combining apples and oranges 25–26 October 2017 Lisbon, Portugal

In evidence‐based scientific assessments, evidence synthesis is the step that occurs after collecting the data relevant to a clearly formulated research question and appraising the validity of the studies selected for the assessment, according to structur ...

Event report
28 March 2018

Open risk assessment: data

Since its foundation, EFSA and the Member States have made significant progress in the area of data collection for risk assessment and monitoring. In partnership with competent authorities and research organisations in the Member States, EFSA has become a ...

Special Issue
30 June 2016

Microbiological risk assessment

Microbiological risk assessment is defined by the CODEX Alimentarius Commission as ‘a scientifically based process consisting of the following steps: (i) hazard identification; (ii) hazard characterisation; (iii) exposure assessment; and (iv) risk charact ...

Special Issue
30 June 2016

Weighing evidence and assessing uncertainties

Methodologies for integrating (weighing) evidence and assessing uncertainties are of utmost importance to ensure that scientific assessments are transparent, robust and fit for purpose to support decision-makers. One of the key challenges remains the deve ...

Special Issue
30 June 2016

Open risk assessment: methods and expertise

Risk analysis and risk governance face a decline in social trust at both the scientific and policy levels. The involvement of society in the process has been proposed as an approach to increasing trust and engagement by making better use of available data ...

Special Issue
30 June 2016

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