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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Chronic wasting disease (CWD) in cervids

In April and May of 2016, Norway confirmed two cases of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in a wild reindeer and a wild moose, respectively. In the light of this emerging issue, the European Commission requested EFSA to recommend surveillance activities and, ...

Scientific opinion on spoilage bacteria in meat

Pseudomonads and lactic acid bacteria (LAB) are the most relevant organisms for assessing the effect of specific chilling time–temperature scenarios on the growth of spoilage bacteria under aerobic and anaerobic (vacuum packs) conditions, respectively. Ps ...

Public health risks EAEC as a food-borne pathogen

Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli (EAEC) adhere to tissue culture cells in a stacked-brick pattern mediated by aggregative adherence fimbriae (AAF). EAEC strains often produce the heat-stable toxin EAST1, the Shigella enterotoxin (ShET1) and Haemolysin E ...

Catalytic hydro-treatment for Category 1 animal fat

An alternative method for the treatment of rendered animal fat (Category 1) intended for the production of renewable fuels by a continuous multi-step catalytic hydro-treatment process was assessed. The alternative method is based on a pre-treatment by deg ...

Zoonotic potential scrapie

The factors that modulate the transmissibility of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSE) and the approaches for the study of their zoonotic potential are reviewed. The paper ‘ Evidence for zoonotic potential of ovine scrapie prions ’ by Cassard e ...

‘Microfiltration’ application

An alternative method to the HTST treatment (High Temperature Short Time pasteurisation at 72 °C for at least 15 seconds or equivalent pasteurisation effect achieving a negative reaction to a phosphatase test), approved for the treatment of bovine colostr ...

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