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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Food classification and description system for exposure assessment

The role of EFSA as a central repository for pan-European data from national food control and surveillance programs requires extensive harmonisation. A system for unique and universal identification of food items is essential to provide a common link to d ...

Scientific Report of EFSA
12 December 2011

Current EFSA exposure assessment procedures for chemicals

The health impact of chemical hazards in food is estimated by comparing dietary exposure to toxicological levels of concern. Exposure assessments combine data on concentrations of a chemical substance present in food with the quantity of those foods consu ...

Scientific Report of EFSA
08 December 2011

Guidance for the use of the total diet study approach

A Total Diet Study (TDS) can be a complementary approach to traditional monitoring and surveillance programs, which instead of focusing on compliance is designed to provide a solid basis for calculating population dietary exposure and assessing potential ...

Guidance of EFSA
24 November 2011

Update of the monitoring of furan levels in food

Furan, which can be formed in a variety of heat-treated commercial foods, has been shown to be carcinogenic in animal experiments. The current report provides an update to include all data sampled and analysed between 2004 and 2010 and, in addition to pre ...

Monitoring of acrylamide levels in food

The current report describes the results from the European acrylamide monitoring in the period from 2007 to 2009. Twenty three Member States and Norway submitted a total of 10366 acrylamide results for the three-year period. In 2009, mean acrylamide level ...

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