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Guidance on quantitative pest risk assessment

This Guidance describes a two‐phase approach for a fit‐for‐purpose method for the assessment of plant pest risk in the territory of the EU. Phase one consists of pest categorisation to determine whether the pest has the characteristics of a quarantine pes ...

03 August 2018
Guidance

Guidance for assessing stunning effectiveness studies

This guidance defines the assessment process and the criteria that will be applied by the Animal Health and Welfare Panel to studies on known new or modified legal stunning interventions to determine their suitability for further assessment. The criteria ...

12 December 2013
Guidance

Guidance for submission for food additive evaluations

This guidance document refers to the applications for authorisation of a new food additive or to a modification of an already authorised food additive, combining in a single document the description of the data requirements and their context, and also a d ...

18 July 2012
Guidance

Guidance on evaluation of risk reduction options

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) requested the Panel on Plant Health (PLH Panel) to provide guidance for the evaluation of the effectiveness of the options for plants and plant products for reducing the risk of introduction and spread of harmful ...

13 June 2012
Guidance

Guidance on risk assessment for animal welfare

The document provides methodological guidance to assess risks for animal welfare, considering the various husbandry systems, management procedures and the different animal welfare issues. The terminology for the risk assessment of animal welfare is descri ...

25 January 2012
Guidance

Guidance on user safety

No abstract available doi:  10.2903/j.efsa.2012.2539 Question Number:  EFSA-Q-2010-01162 Journal Number:  EFSA Journal 2012;10(1):2539 Panels:  Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed Panel members at the time of adoption:  Gabri ...

18 January 2012
Guidance

Guidance on the environmental risk assessment of plant pests

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) requested the Panel on Plant Health to develop a methodology for assessing the environmental risks posed by harmful organisms that may enter, establish and spread in the European Union. To do so, the Panel first r ...

09 December 2011
Guidance

Guidance for 90-day study on whole food/feed in rodents

Following a request from the European Commission, the Scientific Committee developed principles and guidance for the establishment of protocols for 90-day whole food/feed studies in rodents. The guidance complements the OECD Test guideline 408 and provide ...

07 December 2011
Guidance

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