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 ...

Drivers for emerging issues in animal and plant health

The history of agriculture includes many animal and plant disease events that have had major consequences for the sector, as well as for humans. At the same time, human activities beyond agriculture have often driven the emergence of diseases. The more th ...

Endangered species in ERA

The EFSA performs environmental risk assessment (ERA) for single potential stressors such as plant protection products, genetically modified organisms and feed additives, and for invasive alien species that are harmful to plant health. This ERA focusses p ...

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 ...

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