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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Pesticide Monitoring Program: Design Assessment

The objective of the EU-coordinated Multi Annual Pesticide Control Program (MACP) is the assessment of MRL exceedance (above 1%) in food items available for consumption in the EU market as well as consumer exposure. The 30 food items currently included in ...

Scientific Report of EFSA
11 February 2015

Data Representativeness: Issues and Solutions

 In its control programmes on maximum residue level compliance and exposure assessments, EFSA requires the participating countries to submit results, from specific numbers of food item samples, analyzed in the countries. These data are used to obtain esti ...

External Scientific Report
11 February 2015

Guidance on Statistical Reporting

Statistical analyses are an essential part of risk assessments. Statistical reporting varies considerably amongst the documents that EFSA receives and produces, which can lead to lack of transparency and reproducibility of results. This guidance aims to i ...

Guidance of EFSA
02 December 2014

Review of methods and data for PMEM

No abstract available Keywords:  Statistical Methods, Trend detection, Environmental Surveillance Network (ESN), Environmental Surveillance Programme (the ESP), Post-Market Environmental Monitoring (PMEM), Protection goal, Influencing factor, Inventory, G ...

External Scientific Report
14 November 2014

Tracing food items in connection to hepatitis A

In May 2013, Germany reported cases of hepatitis A virus (HAV) genotype IA infection in persons with a travel history and Italy reported a national increase in the number of HAV cases and declared an outbreak. Confirmed cases (outbreak strain KF182323) ha ...

Scientific Report of EFSA
08 September 2014

An R application on Pesticides: the SHVAL tool

EFSA (PRAS Unit) have been requested to provide a Guidance Document (GD) on bees, which was published in July 2013. The GD uses Shortcut Values (SVs) in the estimation of the oral risk to bees. SVs express the theoretical residue intake of the bees using ...

Technical report
04 July 2014

Guidance on expert knowledge elicitation

Quantitative risk assessments facilitate the decisions of risk managers. In the EU, risk assessment in food and feed safety is the responsibility of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Quantitative risk models should be informed by systematically r ...

Guidance of EFSA
19 June 2014

Inventory Report

No abstract available Keywords:  literature searching, inventory, systematic reviews, information sources, databases, relative recall. doi:  10.2903/sp.efsa.2014.EN-593 Question Number:  EFSA-Q-2011-01128 Adopted:  14 May 2014 Contact:  amu@efsa.europa.eu ...

External Scientific Report
06 June 2014

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