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EU Agencies mark Europe Day with new video

EU Agencies Network 2018 On Europe Day (9 May) this week the Network of EU Agencies is launching a new video highlighting the vital role we play in ensuring the safety and wellbeing of EU citizens. The video subtitled in all EU languages shows a snapshot ...

08 May 2018
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Frozen corn likely source of ongoing Listeria monocytogenes outbreak

Frozen corn is the likely source of an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes which has affected five EU Member States (Austria, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, and the United Kingdom) since 2015. This is the conclusion of a rapid outbreak assessment published toda ...

22 March 2018
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EFSA holds ‘productive’ talks with French delegation

EFSA welcomed a delegation of French ministers, members of the Assemblée nationale and diplomats to Parma on March 16. The meeting represented an important opportunity to discuss in detail the nature of EFSA’s work and its role in the EU's food safet ...

16 March 2018
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EU agencies unite against harassment of women

More than 40 EU agencies are marking International Women’s Day by publishing a joint declaration against harassment in the workplace. The statement, initiated by the European Institute for Gender Equality, pledges to promote zero tolerance towards sexual ...

08 March 2018
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Novel food applications: new administrative guidance for applicants

New guidance is available that will help applicants to prepare novel food applications. The administrative guidance includes a checklist of the data requirements outlined in EFSA’s “Guidance on the preparation and presentation of an application for author ...

16 February 2018
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Listeria infections increase in vulnerable groups

Listeria cases have increased among two groups of the population: people over 75 and women aged 25-44 (believed to be mainly pregnancy-related). This is one of the main conclusions of an EFSA scientific opinion on Listeria monocytogenes and risks to publi ...

24 January 2018
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Chronic wasting disease: update on detection methods and occurrence

Diagnostic methods used in Norway detected chronic wasting disease (CWD) in reindeer, moose and red deer in 2016 and 2017, say EFSA experts. Until now, little was known about the efficacy of available methods for detecting the disease in Europe – as the d ...

17 January 2018
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Update on Salmonella Agona outbreak

The withdrawal and/or recall of infant formula produced by a single French processing company will significantly reduce the risk of more infants being infected by Salmonella Agona, say EFSA and ECDC as a result of a rapid outbreak assessment. An outbreak ...

17 January 2018
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