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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Update of the monitoring of furan levels in food

Furan is formed in a variety of heat-treated commercial foods and contributes to the sensory properties of the product. Furan has been shown to be carcinogenic in animal experiments. The European Commission requested that Member States collect data on fur ...

Reporting formats- ethyl carbamate and 3-MCPD

No abstract available Keywords:  Data collection template, ethyl carbamate, 3-MCPD esters doi:  10.2903/j.efsa.2010.1569 Question Number:  EFSA-Q-2009-00945 Journal Number:  EFSA Journal 2010;8(6):1569 Adopted:  29 March 2010 Contact:  datex@efsa.europa.e ...

Monitoring of acrylamide levels in food

Commission Recommendation 2007/331/EC of 3 May 2007 on the monitoring of acrylamide levels in food requires the Member States to perform annually in 2007, 2008 and 2009 the monitoring of acrylamide levels in certain foodstuffs. The current report describe ...

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 ...

Monitoring of Dioxins in Food and Feed

Environmentally persistent dioxins and dioxin-like compounds include 29 congeners of dioxins, furans and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) with similar toxic effects, their quantification commonly expressed as toxic equivalent units according to their varyi ...

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