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121th Plenary meeting of the AHAW Panel

Members of the relevant scientific panel meet to discuss and adopt scientific outputs. Date and agenda to be confirmed. Agenda (171.63 KB) Plenaries Scientific panels false ...

22 January 2020 to 23 January 2020
Parma

Rabbit cages: EFSA identifies welfare issues

The welfare of adult rabbits kept in conventional cage systems is worse than that of those housed in other systems used in the EU, EFSA has concluded. The main welfare issue they experience is restricted movement. The findings are part of a comprehensive ...

09 January 2020
News

Health and welfare of rabbits farmed in different production systems

The AGRI committee of the European Parliament requested EFSA to assess the welfare of rabbits farmed in different production systems, including organic production, and to update its 2005 scientific opinion about the health and welfare of rabbits kept for ...

09 January 2020
Scientific Opinion

Stunning methods and slaughter of rabbits for human consumption

This opinion on the killing of rabbits for human consumption (‘slaughtering’) responds to two mandates: one from the European Parliament (EP) and the other from the European Commission. The opinion describes stunning methods for rabbits known to the exper ...

09 January 2020
Scientific Opinion

Acute human exposure assessment to tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9‐THC)

Delta‐9‐tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ 9 ‐THC) is a naturally occurring psychoactive compound derived from the hemp plant Cannabis sativa. In 2015, EFSA established an acute reference dose (ARfD) of 1 μg/kg body weight (bw) for Δ 9 ‐THC and assessed acute dietar ...

07 January 2020
Scientific Report of EFSA

Avian influenza overview August – November2019

Between 16 August and 15 November 2019, one low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) A(H5) outbreak in poultry in France was reported in Europe. Genetic characterisation reveals that the virusclusterswith Eurasian LPAI viruses. No highly pathogenic avian inf ...

20 December 2019
Scientific Report of EFSA

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