Scientific Outputs at a glance

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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    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

    Novel chemical hazard characterisation approaches

    There is a fundamental change in thinking within the regulatory community due to a better understanding of the underlying biology of adverse effects to human health and the environment. The development of alternatives to use laboratory animals has become ...

    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

    Drivers for emerging issues in animal and plant health

    The history of agriculture includes many animal and plant disease events that have had major consequences for the sector, as well as for humans. At the same time, human activities beyond agriculture have often driven the emergence of diseases. The more th ...

    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

    Nutrition challenges ahead

    The breakout session ‘Nutrition challenges ahead’ was held at the EFSA 2nd Scientific Conference ‘Shaping the Future of Food Safety, Together’ (Milan, Italy, 14–16 October 2015) to address the main problems in the area of nutrition to be faced in the 21st ...

    Special Issue
    30 June 2016

    Science, innovation and society

    This session focused on emerging areas in biomedical research that are of key relevance to toxicology and, therefore, may influence EFSA's work. The impact on the way risk assessment is conducted in the area of food may be through the identification ...

    Special Issue
    30 June 2016

    What does the future hold for assessment science?

    This opening session of EFSA's 2nd Scientific Conference  Shaping the Future of Food Safety, Together  provided an opportunity to reflect on societal information needs in public decision-making processes and how scientific advice can most usefully co ...

    Special Issue
    30 June 2016

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