Scientific Outputs at a glance

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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    Cyanogenic glycosides in apricot kernels

    Amygdalin is the major cyanogenic glycoside present in apricot kernels and is degraded to cyanide by chewing or grinding. Cyanide is of high acute toxicity in humans. The lethal dose is reported to be 0.5–3.5 mg/kg body weight (bw). An acute reference dos ...

    2014 Chemical Contaminants Data Collection

    A qualitative analysis of the 2014 annual collection of analytical results on chemical contaminants in food and feed covering the sampling year 2013 was performed. Data are submitted annually to EFSA by European data providers to support EFSA’s work progr ...

    Phorbol esters in Jatropha kernel meal

    Following a request from the European Commission, the risks for human and animal health related to the presence of phorbol esters (PEs) in Jatropha kernel meal were assessed by the EFSA Panel of Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM). Jatropha curcas (Ja ...

    Occurrence of Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids in food

    No abstract available Keywords:  pyrrolizidine alkaloids, survey, occurrence, milk, eggs, meat, herbal teas, herbal food supplements, LC-MS/MS doi:  10.2903/sp.efsa.2015.EN-859 Question Number:  EFSA-Q-2013-00337 Adopted:  23 July 2015 Contact:  contam@ef ...

    Nitrofurans in food

    Nitrofurans are antimicrobial agents not authorised for use in food-producing animals in the European Union. Nitrofurans are rapidly metabolised, occurring in animal tissues as protein-bound metabolites. The European Commission requested EFSA to provide a ...

    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 ...

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