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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Protocol for a systematic review on health outcomes related to the age of introduction of complementary food for the scientific assessment of the appropriate age of introduction of complementary feeding into an infant's diet

In 2016, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) received a mandate from the European Commission to update its 2009 opinion on the appropriate age for introduction of complementary feeding of infants. In order to retrieve data on health outcomes related ...

Animal Consciousness

No abstract available. Keywords:  Animal, consciousness, awareness, behaviour, neurobiology, philosophy, adaptation doi:  10.2903/sp.efsa.2017.EN-1196 Question Number:  EFSA-Q-2015-00390 Adopted:  29 November 2016 Contact:  alpha@efsa.europa.eu pierre.le- ...

Stunning small ruminants

 EFSA commissioned a comprehensive review of the welfare aspects of electrical stunning methods for small ruminants with an emphasize on low ampere stunning to establish the state of the art in the field and to assess whether scientific studies would addr ...

Total diet replacement products for weight control

For this review a comprehensive literature search was carried out to identify human intervention studies, which investigated the effect of differences in composition of low and very low calorie diets on adverse metabolic effects. We identified 2653 papers ...

External Scientific Report
13 January 2015

Rubber flooring and pig welfare

The Commission requested EFSA to assess three studies concerning the use of rubber slats in pig holdings regarding the statistical differences between the welfare outcomes for sows and gilts when comparing concrete slatted floors and floors with a rubber ...

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