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Xylella update: still no cure, control measures crucial

EFSA has updated its assessment of the risks posed by Xylella fastidiosa to plants and crops in the European Union. The new assessment provides new insights and conclusions on controlling existing outbreaks of this pest and preventing further spread in th ...

15 May 2019
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Veterinary drug residues: compliance remains high

Monitoring data on the presence of residues of veterinary medicines and contaminants in animals and animal-derived food show high rates of compliance with recommended safety levels. Presence of prohibited substances was also low. The percentage of samples ...

13 May 2019
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Bees and pesticides: stakeholders to participate in guidance review

EFSA is setting up a stakeholder consultative group to support its upcoming review of the guidance on risk assessment of pesticides and bees. The group will be consulted at various stages during the review and provide input to the EFSA scientific working ...

08 May 2019
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#EUandMyFood – promoting the value of EU food safety

EFSA, the EU Member States and the European Commission are jointly launching a campaign called #EUandMyFood. Our aim is to remind EU citizens how we all benefit from the European food safety system that was created in 2002 under the General Food Law. We a ...

24 April 2019
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Draft reference values for sodium and chloride – have your say

EFSA is publicly consulting on draft dietary reference values (DRVs) for sodium and chloride, the final two nutrients in its review of scientific advice on nutrient intakes for the EU population. Sodium and chloride are the two elements in salt, commonly ...

03 April 2019
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Dedicated support for small and medium-sized enterprises

EFSA has launched new support initiatives dedicated to applicants from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). SMEs will now be able to access support from EFSA when preparing, submitting and monitoring their applications for regulated products. The re ...

02 April 2019
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