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Animal dietary exposure: overview of current approaches used at EFSA

At EFSA, animal dietary exposure estimates are undertaken by several Panels/Units to assess the risk of feed contaminants, pesticide residues, genetically modified feed and feed additives. Guidance documents describing methodologies for animal dietary exp ...

15 November 2019
Scientific Report

Non-dietary exposure to chemicals

The current scientific report aims at providing a document that compiles and summarise relevant information on non-dietary exposure derived from the use of consumer products and via the environment (dust, air, etc.). Leading institutions and organisations ...

05 July 2016
Scientific Report

Principles and process for dealing with data and evidence

In the context of further developing the excellence of its scientific assessments, enhancing their transparency and openness and in line with the trend in the scientific community, EFSA started the PROMETHEUS project (Promoting Methods for evidence use in ...

03 June 2015
Scientific Report

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 ...

11 February 2015
Scientific Report

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 ...

08 September 2014
Scientific Report

Schmallenberg virus: State of Art

This scientific report provides an overview of all research carried out on Schmallenberg virus (SBV), reviewing the current knowledge on SBV regarding genotyping findings, susceptible species, pathogenesis, transmission routes, immunity, seroprevalence, g ...

15 May 2014
Scientific Report

Bee research: review, gaps and needs

This report reviews recent work on bee health carried out by EFSA, Member States (MSs) and the European Commission (EC). It identifies data and knowledge gaps and provides research recommendations that may facilitate the transition towards an integrated e ...

13 March 2014
Scientific Report

Sample Size Considerations for Hierarchical Populations

In applied sciences in general, and in particular when dealing with animal health and welfare assessments, one is often confronted with the collection of correlated data (not independent data). This generic term embraces a multitude of data structures, su ...

02 July 2013
Scientific Report

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