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EFSA's activities on emerging risks in 2018

The main objectives of EFSA's activities on emerging risks are:(i) to identify emerging risks in the areas within the remit of EFSA;and (ii) to develop and improve emerging risk identification methodologies and approaches. The current technical repor ...

29 August 2019
Technical report

International Conference on Uncertainty in Risk Analysis

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) organised the International Conference on Uncertainty in Risk Analysis. Its aim was to bring together internationally recognized leaders of uncertainty an ...

13 August 2019
Event report

Pest categorisation of Spodoptera litura

The EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLHP) performed a pest categorisation of  Spodoptera litura  (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) for the EU.  S. litura  is widely distributed across South and East Asia and Oceania. It is established in tropical and subtropical regio ...

30 July 2019
Scientific Opinion

Analysis of the European baseline survey of norovirus in oysters

The European Commission requested scientific technical assistance for the analysis of a European Union coordinated monitoring programme on the prevalence of norovirus in raw oysters. A total of 2,180 valid samples were taken from production areas and 2,12 ...

15 July 2019
Scientific Report of EFSA

Pest categorisation of non‐EU Cicadomorpha vectors of Xylella spp.

The Panel on Plant Health performed a group pest categorisation of non‐EU Cicadomorpha vectors of  Xylella  spp. known to be associated with plant diseases. Although all the insects considered in this categorisation are proven vectors of  Xylella spp., ad ...

28 June 2019
Scientific Opinion

Pest survey card on Xylella fastidiosa

This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the EFSA mandate on plant pest surveillance (M‐2017‐0137), at the request of the European Commission. The purpose of the document is to assist the Member States to plan annual survey activities of quara ...

25 June 2019
Technical report

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