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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Guidance on the EU Menu methodology

The availability of detailed, harmonised and high-quality food consumption data for use in dietary exposure assessments is a long-term objective of EFSA. In 2009, the EFSA guidance on “General principles for the collection of national food consumption dat ...

Guidance of EFSA
22 December 2014

Guidance on Data Exchange version 2.0

Data collection is an important task of EFSA and a fundamental component of many of its risk assessment activities. Transparency and openness regarding the way in which data are collected and analysed are underlying principles of EFSA’s operations. This g ...

Guidance of EFSA
19 December 2014

Standard Sample Description ver. 2.0

Data collection is an important task of EFSA and a fundamental component of risk assessment. In order to facilitate reporting of occurrence data to EFSA from several food safety domains the Working Group on Standard Sample Description (SSD) Extension exte ...

Guidance of EFSA
31 October 2013

Guidance for the use of the total diet study approach

A Total Diet Study (TDS) can be a complementary approach to traditional monitoring and surveillance programs, which instead of focusing on compliance is designed to provide a solid basis for calculating population dietary exposure and assessing potential ...

Guidance of EFSA
24 November 2011

Use of the Comprehensive Database

The EFSA Comprehensive European Food Consumption Database (Comprehensive Database) has been built from existing national information on food consumption at a detailed level. Competent organisations in the European Union’s Member States provided EFSA with ...

Guidance of EFSA
02 March 2011

Guidance on Data Exchange

Data collection is an important task of EFSA and a fundamental component of many of its risk assessment activities. With the assistance of the Technical Working Group on Data Collection, EFSA has developed two guidance documents to facilitate the exchange ...

Guidance of EFSA
05 November 2010

Standard sample description for food and feed

Data collection is an important task of EFSA and a fundamental component of risk assessment (Articles 22 and 23 of Regulation EC No 178/2002). The Technical Working Group on Data Collection (TWG-DC) developed a guideline on the standard description of sam ...

Guidance of EFSA
29 January 2010

Collection of food consumption data

The availability of detailed, harmonised and high quality food consumption data at European level is a primary long term objective for EFSA which has been recognised as a top priority for collaboration with the EU Member States. This Guideline has been de ...

Guidance of EFSA
18 December 2009

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