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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    Occurrence of tropane alkaloids in food

    No abstract available. Keywords:  tropane alkaloids, survey, occurrence, food products, calystegines, LC-MS/MS doi:  10.2903/sp.efsa.2016.EN-1140 Question Number:  EFSA-Q-2014-00320 Adopted:  30 November 2016 Contact:  biocontam@efsa.europa.eu On request ...

    Erucic acid in feed and food

    Erucic acid is the trivial name of the fatty acid cis-13-docosenoic acid and occurs at high concentrations mainly in the seeds of species of the Brassicaceae (e.g. rape seed or mustard seed). The European Commission requested EFSA to deliver a scientific ...

    Review of JECFA evaluation of zilpaterol hydrochloride

    The European Commission asked the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) to review the evaluation of zilpaterol hydrochloride (zilpaterol) by the 81st meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) and to assess the available scien ...

    Malachite green in food

    Malachite green (MG) has been used globally in aquaculture but is not registered for use in food-producing animals in the European Union. The European Commission requested EFSA to evaluate whether a reference point for action (RPA) of 2 μg/kg for the sum ...

    2015 Chemical Contaminants Data Collection

    A qualitative analysis of the 2015 annual collection of analytical results on chemical contaminants in food and feed covering the sampling year 2014 was performed. Data are submitted annually to EFSA by European data providers to support EFSA’s work progr ...

    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 ...

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