Biological hazards working groups

Name Minutes (last update) Composition
Application for new alternative biodiesel process for rendered fat of Cat 1 (EFSA-Q-2017-00136)
18 ottobre 2017
Chronic Wasting Disease - CWD - (EFSA-Q-2016-00387; EFSA-Q-2016-00411)
9 novembre 2017
European baseline survey of norovirus in oysters
Available soon
Evaluation of processing method for ABP Cat. 3 (EFSA-Q-2017-00619)
Available soon
Hazard analysis approaches for certain small retail establishments and food donations (HACCP)
11 dicembre 2017
Public health risks associated with food-borne parasites
7 novembre 2017
Request for scientific and technical assistance on the baseline survey of Norovirus in oysters
11 febbraio 2016
Technical support to collect and analyse whole genome sequencing (WGS) data in the joint ECDC-EFSA molecular typing database
Available soon
Update of the list of QPS recommended biological agents intentionally added to food or feed as notified to EFSA (2017-19) (M-2016-0211)
5 dicembre 2017
Updated Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA) of the BSE risk posed by Processed Animal Protein (PAP) (EFSA-Q-2017-00705)
Available soon

Past working groups

Annual DoIs of former EFSA experts are available on request.

Name Minutes (last update)
ABPs - colostrum treatment by microfiltration
4 maggio 2015
AMR Milk Feed calves (EFSA-Q-2015-00611)
18 novembre 2016
Analysis of the baseline survey on Listeria monocytogenes in ready-to-eat foods
11 agosto 2014
Analysis of the baseline survey on Listeria monocytogenes in ready-to-eat foods: Subgroup on predictive models for Listeria growth
4 novembre 2013
Analytical methods for biological agents
20 marzo 2013
Application for a revision of the annual monitoring programme for BSE from Norway
19 luglio 2013
Assessment of ABPs
8 febbraio 2012
Atypical bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)
3 luglio 2014
Bioreduction
24 settembre 2013
BSE - Croatia
13 gennaio 2016
BSE cases born after the total feed ban (EFSA-Q-2016-00350)
23 maggio 2017
BSE risk in bovine intestine and mesentery
13 dicembre 2013
Carbapenem resistance in food animal ecosystems
8 novembre 2013
Clarification on the scientific opinion on the public health risks related to the maintenance of the cold chain during storage and transport of meat
11 maggio 2015
Development of risk ranking tool
27 novembre 2014
Dyes in aquaculture
Available soon
Epidemiological indicators for meat inspection of cattle
27 maggio 2013
Epidemiological indicators for meat inspection of farmed game
5 giugno 2013
Epidemiological indicators for meat inspection of poultry
31 maggio 2012
Epidemiological indicators for meat inspection of poultry: Subgroup on case studies
13 febbraio 2012
Epidemiological indicators for meat inspection of poultry: Subgroup on ESBL
13 febbraio 2012
Epidemiological indicators for meat inspection of small ruminants
24 giugno 2013
Epidemiological indicators for meat inspection of small ruminants: Subgroup on Mycobacteria
31 marzo 2017
Epidemiological indicators for meat inspection of solipeds
27 maggio 2013
European Union Summary Report on TSE
31 maggio 2016
Evaluation of the NExBTL process as an alternative method for treatment of rendered animal fat (NESTE OIL)
16 ottobre 2015
Fish storage
27 maggio 2015
Food-borne outbreaks reporting specifications
8 ottobre 2013
Genetic resistance to scrapie in Cyprus
20 settembre 2012
Genetic resistance to TSEs in goats (EFSA-Q-2016-00268)
4 luglio 2017
Growth of spoilage bacteria during storage and transport of meat
8 luglio 2015
Growth of spoilage bacteria during storage and transport of meat (EFSA-Q-2015-00163)
14 aprile 2016
HACCP (EFSA-Q-2015-00593)
19 dicembre 2016
Harmonised monitoring of AMR
22 maggio 2012
Harmonised monitoring of MRSA
13 settembre 2012
Hatchery waste
16 ottobre 2015
Heat treatment of bivalve molluscs
21 dicembre 2015
Indicators AMR & AM use (EFSA-Q-2016-00638)
18 settembre 2017
Listeria monocytogenes contamination of ready-to-eat foods (EFSA-Q-2015-00597)
27 novembre 2017
Listex P100 treatment of ready to eat foods
1 luglio 2016
Meat inspection: bovines
29 aprile 2013
Meat inspection: small ruminants
6 marzo 2013
Meat Inspection: solipeds
13 marzo 2013
Mechanically separated meat
14 febbraio 2013
Molecular typing
25 giugno 2014
Molecular typing methods of food-borne pathogens
19 novembre 2013
Negligible risk classical scrapie
16 ottobre 2015
Proposed EU minimum quality requirements for water reuse in agricultural irrigation and aquifer recharge
24 maggio 2017
Public health hazards to be covered by inspection of meat: farmed game
30 gennaio 2013
Public health risks associated with Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) as a food-borne pathogen (EFSA-Q-2016-00315)
23 maggio 2017
Public health risks Bacillus in foodstuffs
17 maggio 2016
Public health risks Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli (EAggEC)
7 dicembre 2015
Public health risks of table eggs due to deterioration and development of pathogens
6 giugno 2014
QPS 2012 update
29 ottobre 2012
Raw milk
17 ottobre 2014
Reduction of the need to use antimicrobials
10 novembre 2016
Requirements for development of microbiological criteria (EFSA-Q-2016-00227)
19 giugno 2017
Risk of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) via in embryo transfer in sheep
21 novembre 2012
Risk of transmission of Ebola Virus (EBOV) via the food chain
24 ottobre 2014
Risk of transmission of EBOV via the food chain - part 2
10 febbraio 2015
Risk posed by pathogens in food of non-animal origin
1 ottobre 2014
Safety and efficacy of peroxyacetic acid for reduction of pathogens on poultry
24 febbraio 2014
Sample size BSE monitoring
20 settembre 2012
Scientific coordination group on meat inspection
11 marzo 2013
Scrapie situation in the EU after 10 years of monitoring and control in sheep and goats
4 giugno 2014
Stakehoders' technical hearing on meat inspection in bovines
3 maggio 2013
Stakehoders' technical hearing on meat inspection of farmed game
15 maggio 2012
The evaluation of the NExBTL process as an alternative method for treatment of rendered animal fat (Neste Oil)
15 settembre 2015
The risk posed by pathogens in foods of non-animal origin
3 novembre 2014
Tracing of food items in connection to the multinational Hepatitis A virus outbreak in Europe
1 luglio 2014
Transport of meat
2 aprile 2014
Update of the list of Qualified Presumption of Safety (QPS) recommended biological agents intentionally added to food or feed as notified to EFSA
10 novembre 2016
Verotoxinogenic Escherichia coli (VTEC) Austria
4 febbraio 2013
Zoonotic potential scrapie
8 luglio 2015