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Stakeholder workshop on nanoscience and nanotechnology

EFSA held a one-and-a-half-day workshop on the implementation of its guidance on the risk assessment of applications of nanosciences and nanotechnologies in the food and feed chain. The workshop was an opportunity for stakeholders, EFSA and its experts to ...

01 April 2019 to 02 April 2019
Parma, Italy

Mixtures methodology equips EFSA for multiple chemicals

EFSA has developed a harmonised framework to use across its scientific panels when evaluating the potential "combined effects" of chemical mixtures in food and feed. The approach gives EFSA’s scientists the tools to follow a mixtures approach wh ...

25 March 2019
News

Technical report of the public consultation on the draft ‘Guidance on harmonised risk assessment methodologies for human health, animal health and ecological risk assessment of combined exposure to multiple chemicals’

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) carried out a public consultation to receive input from the scientific community and all interested parties on the draft guidance of the working group of the Scientific Committee ‘Harmonised risk assessment method ...

25 March 2019
Technical report

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
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