Scientific Outputs at a glance

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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    Microplastics and nanoplastics in food and seafood

    Following a request from the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), the EFSA Panel for Contaminants in the Food Chain was asked to deliver a statement on the presence of microplastics and nanoplastics in food, with particular focus on seafood ...

    MCPD and glycidyl esters in food

    EFSA was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on free and esterified 3- and 2-monochloropropane-1, 2-diol (MCPD) and glycidyl esters in food. Esters of 3- and 2-MCPD and glycidol are contaminants of processed vegetable oils; free MCPDs are formed in some ...

    Cyanogenic glycosides in apricot kernels

    Amygdalin is the major cyanogenic glycoside present in apricot kernels and is degraded to cyanide by chewing or grinding. Cyanide is of high acute toxicity in humans. The lethal dose is reported to be 0.5–3.5 mg/kg body weight (bw). An acute reference dos ...

    Group HBGV for zearalenone and modified forms

    The current tolerable daily intake (TDI) for zearalenone (ZEN) of 0.25 lg/kg body weight (bw) per day established by the EFSA Panel for Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM Panel) in 2011 is based on oestrogenicity in pigs. No new studies were identifie ...

    2014 Chemical Contaminants Data Collection

    First published in the EFSA Journal:  21 January 2016 Issued:  12 January 2016 Type:  Technical Report Read it on the Wiley Online Library: Article  |  PDF Abstract:  A qualitative analysis of the 2014 annual collection of analytical results on chemical c ...

    Phorbol esters in Jatropha kernel meal

    Following a request from the European Commission, the risks for human and animal health related to the presence of phorbol esters (PEs) in Jatropha kernel meal were assessed by the EFSA Panel of Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM). Jatropha curcas (Ja ...

    Occurrence of Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids in food

    First published in EFSA Supporting Publications:  3 August 2015 Issued:  23 July 2015 Read it on the Wiley Online Library: Article  |  PDF Question Number:  EFSA-Q-2013-00337 The present document has been produced and adopted by the bodies identified abov ...

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