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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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

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 ...

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

Risk assessment on contaminants

The EFSA Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM Panel) carries out risk assessment on contaminants in food and feed. The presence of hazardous chemical contaminants or undesirable substances in food and feed is often unavoidable as these substanc ...