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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Foot-and-mouth disease in Thrace

Introduction of FMDV into Thrace by wildlife is less likely than introduction due to movement of domestic animals or animal products. Based on a systematic literature review, currently available data of surveillance in wildlife and the epidemiological mod ...

Swine Vesicular Disease and Vesicular Stomatitis

SVD is a disease of pigs caused by a virus of the family Picornaviridae. All isolates are classified in a single serotype. The disease has been reported mainly in Italy. Due to the pen disease characteristics of SVD, its negligible mortality, low morbidit ...

Animal welfare measures- pigs

Animal-based measures, identified on the basis of scientific evidence, can be used effectively in the evaluation of the welfare of on-farm pigs in relation to laws, codes of practice, quality assurance schemes and management. Some of these measures are al ...

Animal welfare measures- dairy cows

Animal-based measures, identified on the basis of scientific evidence, can be effectively used in the evaluation of the welfare of dairy cattle on farm in relation to laws, codes of practice, quality assurance schemes and management. Some of these measure ...

Welfare of Animals during Transport

The Scientific Opinion on the welfare of animals during transport reviewed the most recent scientific information concerning the main farm species. New scientific evidence and consequent conclusions and recommendations were arranged following the structur ...

Harvesting Feathers

The Scientific Opinion on the practice of collecting feathers from live geese for down production concluded that removing feathers from live geese can be carried without causing pain, suffering or injury to the birds, if feathers are gathered. Gathering f ...

Oyster mortality

In the summer of 2008 and 2009, severe mortality events in cultured Pacific oyster were reported from the main European producing countries. The European Commission requested EFSA to assess the relative importance of possible causes, including infectious ...

Genetic selection of broilers

This scientific opinion describes the influence of genetic parameters that have affected the welfare of commercial broilers. There is a lack of robust scientific data for Europe on welfare outcome indicators and these should be recorded independently and ...

Housing and management of broiler breeders

This scientific opinion describes welfare aspects of the management and housing of the grand-parent and parent stocks (broiler breeders) raised and kept for breeding purposes in EU member states. The health and welfare consequences were reviewed and a ris ...

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