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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2016 Annual report of the Nano Network

To enhance cooperation with EU Member States on nanomaterials, EFSA established in 2010 the Network for Risk Assessment of Nanotechnologies in Food and Feed. This Network facilitates the exchange of information between EFSA and Member States, as well as t ...

Technical report
16 December 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 ...

Honeybee Colony Model Specifications

A conceptual model for the risk assessment of pesticides in a single honeybee colony under different scenarios was developed. The model is composed of different modules. A base model representing the honeybee colony (the Colony, the in-Hive Products and t ...

Emerging Risks Exchange Network Report 2015

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 22 Member States and two EFTA coun ...

Technical report
21 July 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

Open risk assessment: data

Since its foundation, EFSA and the Member States have made significant progress in the area of data collection for risk assessment and monitoring. In partnership with competent authorities and research organisations in the Member States, EFSA has become a ...

Special Issue
30 June 2016

Microbiological risk assessment

Microbiological risk assessment is defined by the CODEX Alimentarius Commission as ‘a scientifically based process consisting of the following steps: (i) hazard identification; (ii) hazard characterisation; (iii) exposure assessment; and (iv) risk charact ...

Special Issue
30 June 2016

Weighing evidence and assessing uncertainties

Methodologies for integrating (weighing) evidence and assessing uncertainties are of utmost importance to ensure that scientific assessments are transparent, robust and fit for purpose to support decision-makers. One of the key challenges remains the deve ...

Special Issue
30 June 2016

Open risk assessment: methods and expertise

Risk analysis and risk governance face a decline in social trust at both the scientific and policy levels. The involvement of society in the process has been proposed as an approach to increasing trust and engagement by making better use of available data ...

Special Issue
30 June 2016

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