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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EFSA methodological needs for evidence use

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) PROMETHEUS (PROmoting METHods for Evidence Use in Scientific assessments) project aims at improving further the methods for ‘using’ (i.e. collecting, appraising and analysing) scientific evidence in EFSA assessmen ...

Technical report
31 October 2016

EFSA's activities on emerging risks in 2015

Eighteen potential emerging issues were presented for the first time in 2015 by the European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA) Scientific Committee and Emerging Risks Unit, the Emerging Risks Exchange Network, and/or the Stakeholder Consultative Group o ...

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 ...

Report public consultation on draft guidance document Uncertainty

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) carried out a public consultation to receive input from the scientific community and all interested parties on the draft scientific Guidance document on Uncertainty in EFSA Scientific Assessment. The Guidance is a ...

Technical report
21 March 2016

EFSA’s Activities on Emerging Risks in 2014

In 2014, the procedure for emerging risk identification was further developed and follow-up activities on the specific issues identified were carried out. Eighteen issues were evaluated, 5 issues have been so far selected for further investigation. In add ...

Emerging Risks Exchange Network Report 2014

EFSA established an Emerging Risks Exchange Network (EREN) to exchange information between EFSA and the MSs on possible emerging risks for food and feed safety in 2010. The Network is currently composed of delegates from 21 Member States and an EFTA count ...

Critical Appraisal Tools (CATs)

A Critical Appraisal Tool (CAT) allows the methodological quality of a study/process to be assessed, which, in turn, influences the reliability of the evidence produced by such a study/process. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Science Strategy 20 ...

Technical report
01 July 2015

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