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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Rift Valley Fever vectors in Europe

Although Rift Valley Fever (RVF) is mainly affecting large parts of sub-Saharan Africa, there is an increased concern that this vector-borne disease could be introduced into the Europe. Transmission of this viral zoonosis can occur through various pathway ...

Post-market monitoring of food additives

No abstract available Keywords:  food additives, sweeteners, food colours, analytical methods, performance characteristics doi:  10.2903/sp.efsa.2013.EN-419 Question Number:  EFSA-Q-2012-0041 Adopted:  17 April 2013 Contact:  dcm@efsa.europa.eu On request ...

Review of data on the food additive aspartame

No abstract available Keywords:  Aspartame; NutraSweet; E951; Metabolism; Toxicity; Adverse effects; Risk assessment doi:  10.2903/sp.efsa.2013.EN-399 Question Number:  EFSA-Q-2011-00906 Contact:  fip@efsa.europa.eu Type:  External Scientific Report ...

Report of ESCO WG on non plastic FCMs

An EFSA Scientific Cooperation (ESCO) Working Group was set up in February 2010 in order to collect the information present at Member State level and make proposals to anticipate emergency situations linked to presence in food of substances released by no ...

Electronic Transmission of Chemical Occurence Data

Data collection is an important task of EFSA and a fundamental component of risk assessment (Articles 22 and 23 of regulation EC No 178/2002). The Guidance on Standard Sample Description for Food and Feed and The Guidance on Data Exchange (both were devel ...

Enzymes and microorganisms as respiratory sensitizers

The immune system has evolved to protect individuals from microbial pathogens as well as larger parasites. However, the immune system can sometimes react inappropriately to innocuous antigens, triggering allergic reactions. The potential of microorganisms ...

Pre-assessment of environmental impact of copper and zinc

Copper and zinc are routinely used as additives in feed for livestock and aquaculture farming. During their use as feed additives, it is inevitable that Cu and Zn will be released to the environment. This project therefore assessed the environmental impac ...

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