EFSA Journal

L’EFSA pubblica tutta la sua produzione scientifica, compresi i pareri scientifici, nell’EFSA Journal. Divulga inoltre una serie di pubblicazioni di supporto. Vedi anche: Definizione atti scientifici e pubblicazioni di supporto.

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Genotoxicity assessment of chemical mixtures

The EFSA Scientific Committee addressed in this document the peculiarities related to the genotoxicity assessment of chemical mixtures. The EFSA Scientific Committee suggests that first a mixture should be chemically characterised as far as possible. Alth ...

16 gennaio 2019

Clarification of some aspects related to genotoxicity assessment

The European Commission requested EFSA to provide advice on the following: (1) the suitability of the unscheduled DNA synthesis (UDS)  in vivo  assay to follow-up positive results in  in vitro  gene mutation tests; (2) the adequacy to demonstrate target t ...

Scientific Opinion
18 dicembre 2017

Guidance on the risk assessment of substances present in food intended for infants below 16 weeks of age

Following a request from the European Commission to EFSA, the EFSA Scientific Committee (SC) prepared a guidance for the risk assessment of substances present in food intended for infants below 16 weeks of age. In its approach to develop this guidance, th ...

Microbiological risk assessment

Microbiological risk assessment is defined by the CODEX Alimentarius Commission as ‘a scientifically based process consisting of the following steps: (i) hazard identification; (ii) hazard characterisation; (iii) exposure assessment; and (iv) risk charact ...

Special Issue
30 giugno 2016

Weighing evidence and assessing uncertainties

Methodologies for integrating (weighing) evidence and assessing uncertainties are of utmost importance to ensure that scientific assessments are transparent, robust and fit for purpose to support decision-makers. One of the key challenges remains the deve ...

Special Issue
30 giugno 2016

Drivers for emerging issues in animal and plant health

The history of agriculture includes many animal and plant disease events that have had major consequences for the sector, as well as for humans. At the same time, human activities beyond agriculture have often driven the emergence of diseases. The more th ...

Special Issue
30 giugno 2016

Open risk assessment: methods and expertise

Risk analysis and risk governance face a decline in social trust at both the scientific and policy levels. The involvement of society in the process has been proposed as an approach to increasing trust and engagement by making better use of available data ...

Special Issue
30 giugno 2016