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Slaughter of animals: poultry

The killing of poultry for human consumption (slaughtering) can take place in a slaughterhouse or during on‐farm slaughter. The processes of slaughtering that were assessed, from the arrival of birds in containers until their death, were grouped into thre ...

13 November 2019
Scientific Opinion

Killing for purposes other than slaughter: poultry

Poultry of different ages may have to be killed on‐farm for purposes other than slaughter (in which slaughtering is defined as being for human consumption) either individually or on a large scale (e.g. because unproductive, for disease control, etc.). The ...

13 November 2019
Scientific Opinion

Update on chronic wasting disease (CWD) III

The European Commission asked EFSA for a Scientific Opinion: to revise the state of knowledge about the differences between the chronic wasting disease (CWD) strains found in North America (NA) and Europe and within Europe; to review new scientific eviden ...

11 November 2019
Scientific Opinion

Workshop on the SIGMA Project and zoonoses data collection

A workshop was organised under the EFSA Pre‐Accession project 2017‐2019, financed by the European Commission (EC) through Multi‐beneficiary programme “Preparatory measures for the participation of IPA beneficiaries in EU Agencies”. The overall objective o ...

15 October 2019
Event report

Avian influenza overview February– August 2019

Between 16 February and 15 August 2019, five HPAI A(H5N8) outbreaks at poultry establishments in Bulgaria, two low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) A(H5N1) outbreaks in poultry in Denmark and one in captive birds in Germany, one LPAI A(H7N3) outbreak in ...

27 September 2019
Scientific Report of EFSA

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