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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Rapid risk assessment on the possible risk for public health due to the contamination of infant formula and follow‐on formula by mineral oil aromatic hydrocarbons (MOAH)

Following the detection of mineral oil aromatic hydrocarbons (MOAH) in batches of infant and follow‐on formula in France, Germany and the Netherlands reported by foodwatch, the European Commission (EC) asked Member States (MS) to analyse the concerned bat ...

Slaughter of animals: poultry

The killing of poultry for human consumption (slaughtering) can take place in a slaughterhouse or during on‐farm slaughter. The processes of slaughtering that were assessed, from the arrival of birds in containers until their death, were grouped into thre ...

Killing for purposes other than slaughter: poultry

Poultry of different ages may have to be killed on‐farm for purposes other than slaughter (in which slaughtering is defined as being for human consumption) either individually or on a large scale (e.g. because unproductive, for disease control, etc.). The ...

Extensive literature search and selection for relevance of studies related to the chemistry and toxicity of glycoalkaloids and quinolizidine alkaloids in food and feed – Final Report

This report presents the outcome of extensive literature search on studies related to the chemistry and toxicity of glycoalkaloids and quinolizidine alkaloids in food and feed. The systematic literature search captures available scientific information pub ...

Outcome of a public consultation on the draft scientific opinion on the risks for animal and human health related to the presence of quinolizidine alkaloids in feed and food, in particular in lupins and lupin‐derived products

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) carried out a public consultation to receive input from interested parties on a draft scientific opinion on the risks for animal and human health related to the presence of quinolizidine alkaloids in feed and food ...

EFSA's activities on emerging risks in 2018

The main objectives of EFSA's activities on emerging risks are:(i) to identify emerging risks in the areas within the remit of EFSA;and (ii) to develop and improve emerging risk identification methodologies and approaches. The current technical repor ...

Technical report
29 August 2019

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