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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Update of the monitoring of furan levels in food

Furan is formed in a variety of heat-treated commercial foods and contributes to the sensory properties of the product. Furan has been shown to be carcinogenic in animal experiments. The European Commission requested that Member States collect data on fur ...

2008 Annual Report on Pesticide Residues

The report presents the results of the monitoring of pesticide residues in food commodities sampled during the calendar year 2008 in the 27 EU Member States and two EFTA States (Norway and Iceland). The report also comprises the outcome of the consumer ri ...

Selection of scenarios for exposure of soil organisms

European scenarios for exposure of soil organisms to plant protection products are currently not available. As part of the revision of the Guidance Document on Persistence in Soil (9188/VI/97 rev 8 published in 2000), the PPR-panel was therefore asked to ...

Systematic review methodology and food and feed safety risk assessment

Systematic reviews are commonly used in human health research to provide overviews of existing evidence pertinent to clearly formulated specific questions, using pre-specified and standardised methods to identify and critically appraise relevant research, ...

Guidance of EFSA
01 June 2010

Monitoring of acrylamide levels in food

Commission Recommendation 2007/331/EC of 3 May 2007 on the monitoring of acrylamide levels in food requires the Member States to perform annually in 2007, 2008 and 2009 the monitoring of acrylamide levels in certain foodstuffs. The current report describe ...

Quantitative risk assessment of Salmonella Enteritidis in shell eggs

Prevalences in terms of the number of eggs contaminated (internally and externally) with Salmonella Enteritidis per million are presented based on a 2 stage Bayesian model. The first stage estimates the average flock prevalence over laying period in the p ...

Scientific Report
20 April 2010

Monitoring of Dioxins in Food and Feed

Environmentally persistent dioxins and dioxin-like compounds include 29 congeners of dioxins, furans and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) with similar toxic effects, their quantification commonly expressed as toxic equivalent units according to their varyi ...

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