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African swine fever: EFSA assesses measures to prevent spread

African Swine Fever: how to stay one step ahead EFSA has identified strategies for managing wild boar at different stages of an epidemic of African swine fever (ASF): what should be done before, during and after. Wild boar are known to play an important r ...

11 July 2018
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New scientific panels elect chairs

New EFSA experts hit the ground running Following a three-day ‘science fair’ of talks, meetings and interactive sessions, over 170 scientific experts selected for EFSA’s 10 scientific panels have elected their chairs and started their work. Dr Juliane Kle ...

05 July 2018
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Listeria monocytogenes: update on foodborne outbreak

Frozen corn and possibly other frozen vegetables are the likely source of an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes that has been affecting Austria, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, and the United Kingdom since 2015. Experts used whole genome sequencing to identify ...

03 July 2018
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Bee health: data partnership a ‘milestone’ in European campaign

The establishment of the EU Bee Partnership could be a milestone in the fight to protect bees, the chair of the European Parliament’s Bee Week said at the conclusion of this year’s event. Michel Dantin MEP made his remarks after he and more than 150 other ...

29 June 2018
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Whole genome sequencing in food safety: the state of play

EFSA has published two reports which provide a picture of how whole genome sequencing (WGS) can be used in food safety and how extensively such techniques are used in Europe. WGS is increasingly used in public health and food safety laboratories, but it i ...

29 June 2018
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EFSA and Joint Research Centre renew cooperation agreement

On 26 June 2018, Vladimír Šucha, JRC Director General, and Bernhard Url, Executive Director of EFSA, renewed the collaboration agreement between the two institutions- ©European Union, 2018 The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) and EFSA hav ...

26 June 2018
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Neonicotinoids: EFSA evaluates emergency uses

EFSA has examined the scientific basis for emergency authorisations of neonicotinoid pesticides which were granted in seven EU Member States in 2017. EFSA’s reports evaluate on a country-by-country basis whether other pesticides could have been substitute ...

21 June 2018
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Experts named for EFSA scientific panels

EFSA has selected over 170 top scientific experts to take up the baton of the Authority’s scientific panels in July. These experts play a leading role in providing independent scientific advice to protect EU consumers, animals and the environment. EFSA’s ...

15 May 2018
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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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