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EU Insights Chemical mixtures awareness, understanding and risk perceptions

EFSA defines ‘chemical mixtures’ as ‘several substances which may have combined effects on the body from their combined exposures’. There are already some methodologies for assessing risks from combined exposure to groups of chemicals, and EFSA together w ...

25 March 2019
External Scientific Report

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
News

126th plenary meeting of the BIOHAZ Panel

Members of the relevant scientific panel meet to discuss and adopt scientific outputs. Draft Agenda (177.1 KB) Minutes (212.74 KB) Plenaries Scientific panels false ...

06 March 2019 to 07 March 2019
Parma, Italy

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
News

92nd Plenary meeting of the Scientific Committee

Members of the relevant scientific panel meet to discuss and adopt scientific outputs. Draft Agenda (185.82 KB) Minutes (262.09 KB) Plenaries false ...

19 February 2019 to 21 February 2019
Parma, Italy

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
News

Salmonella control in poultry flocks and its public health impact

An increase in confirmed human salmonellosis cases in the EU after 2014 triggered investigation of contributory factors and control options in poultry production. Reconsideration of the five current target serovars for breeding hens showed that there is j ...

18 February 2019
Scientific Opinion

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