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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Guidance on Communication of Uncertainty in Scientific Assessments

This document provides guidance for communicators on how to communicate the various expressions of uncertainty described in EFSA's document: ‘Guidance on uncertainty analysis in scientific assessments’. It also contains specific guidance for assessor ...

Guidance of EFSA
16 January 2019

Novel chemical hazard characterisation approaches

There is a fundamental change in thinking within the regulatory community due to a better understanding of the underlying biology of adverse effects to human health and the environment. The development of alternatives to use laboratory animals has become ...

Guidance on Statistical Reporting

Statistical analyses are an essential part of risk assessments. Statistical reporting varies considerably amongst the documents that EFSA receives and produces, which can lead to lack of transparency and reproducibility of results. This guidance aims to i ...

Guidance of EFSA
02 December 2014

Guidance on expert knowledge elicitation

Quantitative risk assessments facilitate the decisions of risk managers. In the EU, risk assessment in food and feed safety is the responsibility of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Quantitative risk models should be informed by systematically r ...

Guidance of EFSA
19 June 2014

Emission routes of PPPs from greenhouses and covered crops

EFSA was asked by the Commission to prepare an EFSA Guidance document on clustering and ranking of emissions of active substances of plant protection products (PPPs) and transformation products of these active substances from protected crops (greenhouses ...

EFSA submission guidance for GM plant applications

This document provides guidance to applicants for submitting an application for authorisation of genetically modified (GM) plants for food and feed uses, import and processing, and/or cultivation in the European Union under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003. T ...

Guidance of EFSA
06 December 2013

Achievements of EFSA’s GMO Panel

EFSA’s remit in the risk assessment of GMOs is very broad encompassing genetically modified plants, microorganisms and animals and assessing their safety for humans, animals and the environment. The legal frame for GMOs is set by Directive 2001/18/EC on t ...

Special Issue
18 October 2012

Systematic review methodology and food and feed safety risk assessment

Systematic reviews are commonly used in human health research to provide overviews of existing evidence pertinent to clearly formulated specific questions, using pre-specified and standardised methods to identify and critically appraise relevant research, ...

Guidance of EFSA
01 June 2010

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