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Xylella fastidiosa hosts, vectors, pathways and risk reduction

Following a request from the European Commission, EFSA was asked to provide urgent scientific and technical assistance on the plant pathogenic bacterium Xylella fastidiosa. X. fastidiosa was detected in olive trees in Lecce province in Apulia, Italy, in O ...

26 November 2013
Statement of EFSA

EFSA Statement on the safety of Irradiation of Food

No abstract available Keywords:  Food irradiation, efficacy, microbiological safety, food-borne pathogens, chemical food safety, radiolytic products, 2-alkylcyclobutanone, hydrocarbon, radiation dose doi:  10.2903/j.efsa.2011.2107 Question Number:  EFSA-Q ...

06 April 2011
Statement of EFSA

Bovine besnoitiosis

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) asked the Panel on Animal Health and Welfare to deliver a scientific statement on bovine besnoitiosis. Recent epidemiological data confirm an increased number of cases and geographic expansion of besnoitiosis in c ...

11 February 2010
Statement of EFSA

Consolidated presentation of the joint Scientific Opinion of the GMO and BIOHAZ Panels on the "Use of Antibiotic Resistance Genes as Marker Genes in Genetically Modified Plants” and the Scientific Opinion of the GMO Panel on “Consequences of the Opinion

No abstract available Keywords:  Directive 2001/18/EC, Regulation 1829/2003, GMOs, GM plants, antibiotics, antibiotic resistance marker genes, safety, food safety, human health, environment, horizontal gene transfer, nptII, aadA. doi:  10.2903/j.efsa.2009 ...