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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The Finnish National Dietary Survey in Adults and Elderly (FinDiet 2017)

Based on the service contract OC/EFSA/DATA/2015/03 CT1, the FinDiet 2017 Survey in adults (18‐64 years old) and elderly (65‐74 years old) was carried out in compliance with the EU Menu methodology. Altogether 10305 subjects were originally invited to part ...

External Scientific Report
05 August 2020

Avian influenza overview February – May 2020

Between 16 February and 15 May 2020, 290highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5) virus outbreakswere reported in Europe in poultry (n=287), captive birds (n=2) and wild birds (n=1)in Bulgaria, Czechia,Germany,Hungary andPolandand two low pathogenic ...

Welfare of pigs at slaughter

The killing of pigs for human consumption (slaughtering) can take place in a slaughterhouse or on farm. The processes of slaughtering that were assessed for welfare, from the arrival of pigs until their death, were grouped into three main phases: pre‐stun ...

Guidance for reporting 2020 avian influenza data

Avian influenza surveillance data should be submitted twice a year from Member States to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) using the EFSA Standard Sample Description version 2 (SSD2). Specific guidelines to support reporting countries with this da ...

Avian influenza overview November 2019 – February 2020

Between 16 November 2019 and 15 February 2020, 36 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5N8) virus outbreakswere reported in Europe in poultry (n=34), captive birds (n=1) and wild birds (n=2), in Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, Romania, Germany, Czechiaa ...

FoodEx2 maintenance 2019

FoodEx2 is a comprehensive food classification and description system developed by FESA that needs to be actively maintained, remain up to date as well as flexible to accommodate data collections in different domains. To this end regular maintenance of th ...

Technical report
04 March 2020

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