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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Toxicity of endosulfan in fish

Endosulfan is a pesticide currently not authorised in the European Union and regulated as an undesirable substance in animal feed. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) was asked by the European Commission to assess recent information on the toxicity ...

Tolerable weekly intake for cadmium

The Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain of the European Food Safety Authority (CONTAM Panel) was asked by the European Commission to confirm whether the current tolerable weekly intake (TWI) of 2.5 µg/kg body weight (b.w.) for cadmium is still conside ...

Nitrate in vegetables- children

Nitrate is a naturally occurring compound present in vegetables, the consumption of which can contribute significantly to nitrate dietary exposure. The European Food Safety Authority Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM Panel) issued an opinion ...

Statement of EFSA on the possible risks for public and animal health from the contamination of the feed and food chain due to possible ash-fall following the eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland.

Following a request from the European Commission, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) issued a scientific advice on the possible short-term risks for food and feed safety including drinking water, in the wake of the eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull ...

Effects on public health of an increase of the levels for aflatoxin total from 4 µg/kg to 10 µg/kg for tree nuts other than almonds, hazelnuts and pistachios- Statement of the Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain

No abstract available Keywords:  tree nuts, aflatoxins, consumption of nuts, exposure assessment, public health doi:  10.2903/j.efsa.2009.1168 Question Number:  EFSA-Q-2009-00675 Panels:  Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain Panel members at the time o ...

Consolidated presentation of the joint Scientific Opinion of the GMO and BIOHAZ Panels on the "Use of Antibiotic Resistance Genes as Marker Genes in Genetically Modified Plants” and the Scientific Opinion of the GMO Panel on “Consequences of the Opinion

No abstract available Keywords:  Directive 2001/18/EC, Regulation 1829/2003, GMOs, GM plants, antibiotics, antibiotic resistance marker genes, safety, food safety, human health, environment, horizontal gene transfer, nptII, aadA. doi:  10.2903/j.efsa.2009 ...

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