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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Endogenous versus exogenous formaldehyde

The FEEDAP Panel received a request to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of formaldehyde used in feed for all animal species based on dossiers submitted by applicants. In parallel, the ANS Panel evaluated the safety of formaldehyde f ...

Combined exposure to multiple chemicals

The development of harmonised terminology and frameworks for the human risk assessment of combined exposure to multiple chemicals (“chemical mixtures”) is an important area for EFSA and a number of activities have already been undertaken, i.e. in the fiel ...

Sample Size Considerations for Hierarchical Populations

In applied sciences in general, and in particular when dealing with animal health and welfare assessments, one is often confronted with the collection of correlated data (not independent data). This generic term embraces a multitude of data structures, su ...

Scientific Report of EFSA
02 July 2013

In vivo Comet assay

The in vivo alkaline Comet assay detects primary DNA damage in various organs and tissues of exposed animals and can be used to assess the genotoxicity of a great variety of chemical compounds, which include food additives, flavourings, food contact mater ...

Assessing Risk of Introduction via Import

A quantitative approach to estimate the likelihood of introduction of an infectious disease agent into a disease-free country through the movement of animals is essential to assess the risk of introduction of such disease agent. This approach was used to ...

Scientific Report of EFSA
19 April 2012

Simulation-based approach for early detection of FMD in wild boar

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a viral disease primarily of cloven-hoofed animals that can profoundly affect animal husbandry by evolving into severe epidemics that reduce the productivity of susceptible livestock.. Hunting activities are considered valu ...

Scientific Report of EFSA
17 April 2012

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