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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Guidance for 90-day study on whole food/feed in rodents

Following a request from the European Commission, the Scientific Committee developed principles and guidance for the establishment of protocols for 90-day whole food/feed studies in rodents. The guidance complements the OECD Test guideline 408 and provide ...

Optiphos® for poultry and pigs

The additive Optiphos ® is a preparation of 6-phytase produced by a genetically modified strain of Pichia pastoris; it is presented in solid (G/CT) and liquid (L) forms ensuring 4000 OTU/g and 8000 OTU/mL, respectively. This product is intended for use in ...

Meat inspection of swine

A qualitative risk assessment identified Salmonella spp., Yersinia enterocolitica, Toxoplasma gondii and Trichinella spp. as the most relevant biological hazards in the context of meat inspection of swine. A comprehensive pork carcass safety assurance is ...

Opinion on genotoxicity testing strategies

The Scientific Committee reviewed the current state-of-the-science on genotoxicity testing and provided a commentary and recommendations on genotoxicity testing strategies. A step-wise approach is recommended for the generation and evaluation of data on g ...

Scientific Opinion
30 September 2011

Statistical significance & biological relevance

The Scientific Committee (SC) developed an opinion addressing the issue of statistical significance and biological relevance. The objective of the document is to help EFSA Scientific Panels and Committee in the assessment of biologically relevant effects. ...

Scientific Opinion
15 September 2011

Hatchery Waste as animal by-products

The risk posed by the possible use of dead-in-shell chicks for the production of processed petfood was assessed. According to current legislation two processing methods were considered i) treatment to a minimum Fc value of 3; and ii) treatment of at least ...

Guidance for risk assessment of engineered nanomaterials

The European Food Safety Authority has developed a practical approach for assessing potential risks arising from applications of nanoscience and nanotechnologies in the food and feed chain. Guidance is provided on: (i) the physico-chemical characterisatio ...

Guidance
10 May 2011

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