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Call for chemical occurrence data: priorities for data collection

Deadline:  31 December 2014 Background In the framework of Articles 23 and 33 of Regulation (EC) No 178/2002, EFSA has received from the European Commission a mandate to collect on a continuous basis all available data on the occurrence of chemical contam ...

10 November 2014

Call for scientific data on Mineral Oil hydrocarbons in food

Deadline:  15 October 2010 Background Mineral hydrocarbons are a heterogeneous group of substances consisting of mixtures of different-sized hydrocarbon molecules, which may include saturated and/or unsaturated hydrocarbons with a linear, branched or cycl ...

05 August 2010

Request for data on brominated flame retardants levels in foodstuffs

Deadline:  20 December 2010 Background Brominated flame retardants (BFRs) are anthropogenic chemicals that are added to a wide variety of consumer/commercial products in order to improve their fire resistance. Concern has been raised because of the occurr ...

14 December 2009

Call for scientific data on Salmonella in poultry

Deadline:  30 September 2008 Background   The European Commission has requested EFSA guidance[1] (EFSA-Q-2008-294) on the detailed rules of a food safety criterion for fresh poultry meat during shelf life with the purpose to be in accordance with the exis ...

28 July 2008