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Registration open for Parma Summer School

Registration is open for the Parma Summer School 2019 “Risk-benefit in food safety and nutrition”, which will take place at the European Food Safety Authority’s premises on 11-13 June 2019. The course is open to PhD students, young post-doc researchers an ...

01 April 2019
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Lumpy skin disease: Balkans outbreak-free in 2018

Vaccination and other control measures have succeeded in halting the epidemic of lumpy skin disease (LSD) in the Balkans, new data suggests. EFSA’s latest report on the status of the disease in south-eastern Europe shows that there were no new outbreaks i ...

21 March 2019
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Salmonella Poona multi-country outbreak linked to infant formula

The multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Poona that has affected young children in France, Belgium and Luxembourg has a common food source – an assessment suggests. Health officials in France, Belgium and Luxembourg reported Salmonella Poona cases in youn ...

12 March 2019
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Antimicrobial resistance shows no signs of slowing down

ECDC/EFSA report “rings alarm bells”, says EU Commissioner Data released today by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reveal that antimicrobials used to treat diseases that can be tra ...

26 February 2019
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Salmonella cases in humans: assessing current EU reduction targets

After several years of decline, salmonellosis cases in the EU have flattened out. EFSA scientists say that setting stricter targets for Salmonella in laying hens at farm level could help reduce cases of this origin by a half. EU countries are currently re ...

18 February 2019
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EU-FORA Fellowship Programme: apply for third round by 31 January

You can still apply to be a fellow or hosting site for the next cycle(s) of EFSA’s European Food Risk Assessment (EU-FORA) Fellowship Programme, a key initiative for building the EU’s scientific assessment capacity and knowledge community. EU-FORA is aime ...

14 January 2019
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EFSA Management Board reappoints Bernhard Url as Executive Director

BURL_1.jpg At its final meeting in 2018, EFSA’s Management Board reappointed Bernhard Url as EFSA’s Executive Director. “On behalf of EFSA’s Management Board, it gives me great pleasure to reappoint Bernhard Url as EFSA’s Executive Director,” Jaana Husu-K ...

12 December 2018
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Zoonotic diseases: progress has stalled

There were only minor fluctuations in reported cases of three main zoonotic diseases in the EU last year compared to 2016. The number of reported cases of salmonellosis and campylobacteriosis has remained stable over the past five years, although listerio ...

12 December 2018
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Latest developments on African swine fever

EFSA has published an update on the epidemiological situation of African swine fever (ASF) in Europe. In the latest report, experts assess the effectiveness of different measures that can be taken when a case of ASF is detected in an area that was previou ...

29 November 2018
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