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Combined exposure to multiple chemicals

The development of harmonised terminology and frameworks for the human risk assessment of combined exposure to multiple chemicals (“chemical mixtures”) is an important area for EFSA and a number of activities have already been undertaken, i.e. in the fiel ...

12 July 2013
Scientific Report of EFSA

Data collection of welfare indicators at broiler slaughterhouses

Council Directive 2007/43/EC on the protection of chickens kept for meat production requires Member States to submit to the Commission the results of a data collection of welfare indicators in broiler slaughterhouses. The Commission prepared a draft docum ...

05 July 2013
Scientific Report of EFSA

E. coli (STEC) O104:H4 2011 outbreaks in Europe

On 21 May 2011, Germany reported an ongoing outbreak of Shiga-toxin producing Escherichia coli (STEC), serotype O104:H4. From an initial case control study, the outbreak was associated with the consumption of fresh salad vegetables. Subsequent investigati ...

03 October 2011
Scientific Report of EFSA

Model-based comparative assessment of the AU and EU monitoring programmes

The main purpose of this work is to quantitatively compare the efficiency of the microbiological monitoring programmes at process level of Australia and Europe, using a model-based approach. Based on data collected from a literature review and from the Au ...

07 June 2010
Scientific Report of EFSA