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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QPS approach for the safety assessment of botanicals

The Qualified Presumption of Safety (QPS) approach, initially developed for the assessment of microorganisms referred to EFSA and added to the food chain is equally applicable to the assessment of botanicals or botanical preparations. Using the principles ...

Crisis preparedness multi-annual training strategy

No abstract available Keywords:  Crisis preparedness, urgent request, urgent response, training strategy, simulation scenario doi:  10.2903/sp.efsa.2014.EN-535 Question Number:  EFSA-Q-2013-00545 Adopted:  10 December 2013 Contact:  emrisk@efsa.europa.eu ...

Relevance of dissimilar mode of action

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) asked the Panel on Plant Protection Products and their Residues (PPR Panel) to develop a Scientific Opinion on the relevance of dissimilar mode of action and its appropriate application for cumulative risk assessm ...

QPS 2013 update

EFSA is requested to assess the safety of a broad range of biological agents in the context of notifications for market authorisation as sources of food and feed additives, enzymes and plant protection products. The qualified presumption of safety (QPS) a ...

Omics Technologies in Risk Assessment

Whilst omics technologies may have major implications for EFSA’s scientific activities, it is not clear to what extent they can be integrated in risk assessment. The main objectives of this project included a review of the state of the art of omics techno ...

Priority topics for guidance development by EFSA’s Scientific Committee

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) asked its Scientific Committee to review its own cross cutting risk assessment Guidance Documents to identify gaps requiring either the development of new guidance or the revision of existing guidance. The Scienti ...

Scientific Opinion
01 August 2013

Cumulative Assessment Groups for Pesticides

The European Food Safety Authority asked the Panel on Plant Protection Products and their Residues to develop an Opinion on the identification of pesticides to be included in cumulative assessment groups (CAGs) on the basis of their toxicological profile. ...

EFSA’s Chemical Hazards Database

Risk assessment of chemicals in food and feed is a major activity of EFSA, covering the work of many units and panels, including: food additives, flavourings, processing aids and materials in contact with food (AFC) (2005-2008), food additives and nutrien ...

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