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) ...

Outcome of a public consultation on the draft scientific opinion on the safety of chia seeds (Salvia hispanica L.) subject to thermal processing in relation to the formation of process contaminants as a novel food for extended uses

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) carried out a public consultation to receive input from interested parties on a draft scientific opinion on the safety of chia seeds (Salvia hispanica L.) subject to thermal processing in relation to the formation ...

Explanatory note to the scientific and technical guidance for the preparation and presentation of an application for authorisation of an infant and/or follow‐on formula manufactured from protein hydrolysates (with a view to amend Regulation (EU) 2016/127)

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) identified the need to provide further clarification on the scientific and technical guidance for the preparation and presentation of an application for authorisation of an infant and/or follow‐on formula manufact ...

Review of the evidence on bee background mortality

In March 2019, the European Commission mandated EFSA to revise itsguidance document on the risk assessment of plant protection products on bees (Apis mellifera, Bombus spp. and solitary bees). One of the aspectsof this revision involvesareview of the evid ...

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 ...

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Serbia

Mappingthe ‘data sources’ on animal diseases,in each European Union (EU) Member State and, since 2020, in Pre‐accession countries,is one of the activities of EFSA's SIGMA 1, 2, 3 project. The aim of this activity is to identify the central competent ...

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Kosovo

Mappingthe ‘data sources’ on animal diseases,in each European Union (EU) Member State and, since 2020, in Pre‐accession countries,is one of the activities of EFSA’s SIGMA 1, 2, 3 project. The aim of this activity is to identify the central competent autho ...

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Turkey

Mapping the ‘data sources’ on animal diseases, in each European Union (EU) Member State and, since 2020, in Pre‐accession countries, is one of the activities of EFSA's SIGMA 1, 2, 3 project. The aim of this activity is to identify the central compete ...

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