EFSA Journal

EFSA publishes all its scientific outputs, including its scientific opinions, in the EFSA Journal. It also issues a range of supporting publications. See also Definitions of EFSA Scientific Outputs and Supporting Publications.

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Avian influenza overview May – August 2020

Between 16 May and 15 August 2020, seven highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5N8) virus outbreaks were reported in Europe in poultry, with one outbreak reported in Bulgaria(n=1) andsix in Hungary (n=6) and one low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) ...

Avian influenza overview November 2019 – February 2020

Between 16 November 2019 and 15 February 2020, 36 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5N8) virus outbreakswere reported in Europe in poultry (n=34), captive birds (n=1) and wild birds (n=2), in Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, Romania, Germany, Czechiaa ...

Advances in genetic engineering: EFSA public consultations in 2020

No abstract available. doi:  10.2903/j.efsa.2020.e18021 Journal Number:  EFSA Journal 2020;18(2):e18021 Adopted:  31 January 2020 Contact:  gmo@efsa.europa.eu Author:  Yann Devos, Elisabeth Waigmann, Nikoletta Papadopoulou, Tommaso Raffaello, Reinhilde Sc ...

EFSA Journal Editorial
14 February 2020

Acute human exposure assessment to tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9‐THC)

Delta‐9‐tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ 9 ‐THC) is a naturally occurring psychoactive compound derived from the hemp plant Cannabis sativa. In 2015, EFSA established an acute reference dose (ARfD) of 1 μg/kg body weight (bw) for Δ 9 ‐THC and assessed acute dietar ...

Scientific Report
07 January 2020

Avian influenza overview August – November2019

Between 16 August and 15 November 2019, one low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) A(H5) outbreak in poultry in France was reported in Europe. Genetic characterisation reveals that the virusclusterswith Eurasian LPAI viruses. No highly pathogenic avian inf ...

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