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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Effect on public health of a possible increase of the maximum level for ‘aflatoxin total’ from 4 to 10 μg/kg in peanuts and processed products thereof, intended for direct human consumption or use as an ingredient in foodstuffs

EFSA was asked to deliver a scientific opinion regarding the effect on public health of a possible increase of the maximum level (ML) for ‘aflatoxin total’ (AFT; sum of aflatoxin B1, aflatoxin B2, aflatoxin G1 and aflatoxin G2) from 4 to 10 μg/kg in peanu ...

Human acute exposure assessment to tropane alkaloids

Tropane alkaloids (TA) are secondary metabolites occurring in several plant families, including Solanaceae. The most studied TA are (–)-hyoscyamine and (–)-scopolamine, which is in contrast to the (+)-enantiomers formed naturally. The racemic mixture of ( ...

Scientific Report
05 February 2018

Dietary exposure assessment to perchlorate in the European population

EFSA performed a human exposure assessment for perchlorate taking into account occurrence data in the EFSA database from samples taken after 1 September 2013. A data set of 18,217 analytical results provided by governmental organisations of 16 European co ...

Scientific Report
24 October 2017

Human and animal dietary exposure to T-2 and HT-2 toxin

T-2 toxin (T2) and HT-2 (HT2) toxin are trichothecenes, which form part of the group of  Fusarium mycotoxins. Food and feed samples used to estimate human dietary and animal exposure were reported either as the individual results for T2 and/or, HT2, and/o ...

Scientific Report
14 August 2017

Presence of free gossypol in whole cottonseed

The European Commission asked EFSA to assess information provided by the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, on the toxicity of free gossypol in relation to the use of whole cotton seed in feed for ruminants, in particular dairy cows, a ...

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