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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Chlorate in food

Following a request from the European Commission, the risks to human health related to the presence of chlorate in food were assessed by the EFSA Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM Panel). The presence of chlorate in food can arise from the u ...

Deoxynivalenol biomarkers in urine

No abstract available Keywords:  mycotoxins, deoxynivalenol, urine, biomarkers, food consumption doi:  10.2903/sp.efsa.2015.EN-818 Question Number:  EFSA-Q-2013-00617 Adopted:  18 May 2015 Contact:  contam@efsa.europa.eu On request from:  EFSA Type:  Exte ...

Acrylamide in food

EFSA was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on acrylamide (AA) in food. AA has widespread uses as an industrial chemical. It is also formed when certain foods are prepared at temperatures above 120 °C and low moisture, especially in foods containing as ...

Nickel in feed

Following a request from the European Commission, the risks to animal and human health and the environment related to the presence of nickel (Ni) in feed were assessed by the EFSA Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM Panel). The presence of Ni ...

Survey on sterigmatocystin in food

No abstract available Keywords:  sterigmatocystin, survey, occurrence, food, cereals, beer, nuts doi:  10.2903/sp.efsa.2015.EN-774 Question Number:  EFSA-Q-2013-00280 Contact:  contam@efsa.europa.eu On request from:  EFSA Type:  External Scientific Report ...

Nickel in food and drinking water

EFSA received a request from the Hellenic Food Authority (EFET) for a scientific opinion on the risk to human health from the presence of nickel (Ni) in food, particularly in vegetables. The EFSA Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM Panel) deci ...

Modified mycotoxins in food and feed

Following a request from the European Commission, the risks to human and animal health related to modified forms of the Fusarium toxins zearalenone, nivalenol, T-2 and HT-2 toxins and fumonisins were evaluated. Modified (often called “masked”) mycotoxins ...

Chloramphenicol in food and feed

Chloramphenicol is an antibiotic not authorised for use in food-producing animals in the European Union (EU). However, being produced by soil bacteria, it may occur in plants. The European Commission asked EFSA for a scientific opinion on the risks to hum ...

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