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 August – December 2020

Between 15 August and 7 December 2020, 561highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus detections were reported in 15EU/EEA countries and UK in wild birds, poultry andcaptive birds, with Germany (n=370), Denmark (n=65), the Netherlands (n=57) being the ...

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) ...

Guidance for reporting 2020 avian influenza data

Avian influenza surveillance data should be submitted twice a year from Member States to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) using the EFSA Standard Sample Description version 2 (SSD2). Specific guidelines to support reporting countries with this da ...

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 ...

FoodEx2 maintenance 2019

FoodEx2 is a comprehensive food classification and description system developed by FESA that needs to be actively maintained, remain up to date as well as flexible to accommodate data collections in different domains. To this end regular maintenance of th ...

Technical report
04 March 2020

Chemical monitoring reporting guidance: 2020 data collection

This document should be used for the reporting of samples analysed in 2019 and other years. It provides guidance on how to use the Standard Sample Description (SSD2) data model for submission to the EU ofanalytical results of food and feed samples taken d ...

Technical report
11 February 2020

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