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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Safety of MON810 pollen as or in food

In this statement the EFSA GMO Panel responds to a request from the European Commission on whether data provided within application RX-MON810 on maize MON810 are sufficient to conclude on the safety of MON810 pollen as or in food and, if it is the case, t ...

Toxicity of endosulfan in fish

Endosulfan is a pesticide currently not authorised in the European Union and regulated as an undesirable substance in animal feed. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) was asked by the European Commission to assess recent information on the toxicity ...

Tolerable weekly intake for cadmium

The Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain of the European Food Safety Authority (CONTAM Panel) was asked by the European Commission to confirm whether the current tolerable weekly intake (TWI) of 2.5 µg/kg body weight (b.w.) for cadmium is still conside ...

Nitrate in vegetables- children

Nitrate is a naturally occurring compound present in vegetables, the consumption of which can contribute significantly to nitrate dietary exposure. The European Food Safety Authority Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM Panel) issued an opinion ...

Update on the state of play of animal cloning

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) received in May 2010, a request from the European Commission for an update on the state of play of the possible scientific developments on the issue of cloning of farmed animals for food production purposes. The p ...

Statement of EFSA on the possible risks for public and animal health from the contamination of the feed and food chain due to possible ash-fall following the eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland.

Following a request from the European Commission, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) issued a scientific advice on the possible short-term risks for food and feed safety including drinking water, in the wake of the eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull ...

Bovine besnoitiosis

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) asked the Panel on Animal Health and Welfare to deliver a scientific statement on bovine besnoitiosis. Recent epidemiological data confirm an increased number of cases and geographic expansion of besnoitiosis in c ...

Effects on public health of an increase of the levels for aflatoxin total from 4 µg/kg to 10 µg/kg for tree nuts other than almonds, hazelnuts and pistachios- Statement of the Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain

No abstract available Keywords:  tree nuts, aflatoxins, consumption of nuts, exposure assessment, public health doi:  10.2903/j.efsa.2009.1168 Question Number:  EFSA-Q-2009-00675 Panels:  Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain Panel members at the time o ...

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