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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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 of EFSA
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 of EFSA
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 of EFSA
14 August 2017

Human and animal dietary exposure to ergot alkaloids

The ergot alkaloids (EAs) are mycotoxins produced by several species of fungi in the genus  Claviceps. In Europe,  Claviceps purpurea  is the most widespread species and it commonly affects cereals such as rye, wheat, triticale, barley, millets and oats. ...

Scientific Report of EFSA
06 July 2017

Dietary exposure to Alternaria toxins

Alternaria toxins are secondary metabolites produced by fungi that can contaminate cereals, oilseeds, fruits and vegetables. The chronic dietary exposure to four individual Alternaria toxins was estimated using 15,563 analytical results/4,249 samples (3,6 ...

Scientific Report of EFSA
23 December 2016

Pyrrolizidine alkaloids exposure assessment

Chronic and acute dietary exposure to pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PAs) was estimated in the European population via the consumption of plant‐derived foods. This resulted in highest estimates of mean chronic dietary exposure of 34.5–48.4 ng/kg body weight (bw ...

Scientific Report of EFSA
26 August 2016

Non-dietary exposure to chemicals

The current scientific report aims at providing a document that compiles and summarise relevant information on non-dietary exposure derived from the use of consumer products and via the environment (dust, air, etc.). Leading institutions and organisations ...

Scientific Report of EFSA
05 July 2016

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