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Assessment of occupational and dietary exposure to pesticide residues

Plant protection products (PPPs) are pesticides containing at least one active substance that drives specific actions against pests (diseases). PPPs are regulated in the EU and cannot be placed on the market or used without prior authorisation. EFSA asses ...

27 August 2018
Special Issue

Accurate calculations of dietary exposure to chemicals

Important tasks of the European Food Safety Authority include compiling central repositories for European data on the presence of beneficial or harmful chemical substances in food and feed, and data on food consumption, to facilitate European dietary expo ...

18 October 2012
Special Issue

Risk assessment in support of plant health

With the establishment of the Plant Health Panel in 2006, EFSA became the body responsible for risk assessment in the plant health area for the European Union (EU). Since then more than 70 outputs have been produced dealing with the full range of organism ...

18 October 2012
Special Issue

BIOHAZ Risk assessments

EFSA´s scientific Panel on Biological Hazards (BIOHAZ Panel) provides independent scientific advice on biological hazards in relation to food safety and food-borne diseases. This covers food-borne zoonoses, food microbiology, food hygiene, antimicrobial r ...