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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Dietary exposure to Alternaria toxins

Alternaria toxins are secondary metabolites produced by fungi that can contaminate cereals, oilseeds, fruits and vegetables. The chronic dietary exposure to four individual Alternaria toxins was estimated using 15,563 analytical results/4,249 samples (3,6 ...

Scientific Report of EFSA
23 December 2016

EFSA's activities on emerging risks in 2015

Eighteen potential emerging issues were presented for the first time in 2015 by the European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA) Scientific Committee and Emerging Risks Unit, the Emerging Risks Exchange Network, and/or the Stakeholder Consultative Group o ...

Pyrrolizidine alkaloids exposure assessment

Chronic and acute dietary exposure to pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PAs) was estimated in the European population via the consumption of plant‐derived foods. This resulted in highest estimates of mean chronic dietary exposure of 34.5–48.4 ng/kg body weight (bw ...

Scientific Report of EFSA
26 August 2016

Mapping FoodEx2 to FoodEx1

The mapping between FoodEx2 codes and FoodEx1 codes was carried out in order to convert to FoodEx1 occurrence and consumption data provided to EFSA using FoodEx2. This conversion is necessary during the transitional period between the two systems, when da ...

Technical report
19 July 2016

Non-dietary exposure to chemicals

The current scientific report aims at providing a document that compiles and summarise relevant information on non-dietary exposure derived from the use of consumer products and via the environment (dust, air, etc.). Leading institutions and organisations ...

Scientific Report of EFSA
05 July 2016

FoodEx2 maintenance 2015

FoodEx2 is a comprehensive food classification and description system released by EFSA in 2011 (revision 1) and replaced in April 2015 by FoodEx2 revision 2, as a consequence of a testing phase. Afterwards, the annual maintenance of the system was carried ...

Technical report
01 July 2016

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