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EFSA update on TSE in sheep

The Community Reference Laboratory (CRL) has notified the European Commission (EC) of the results of a second level of testing for Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (TSE)[1] of samples from one sheep from Cyprus and two sheep from France. Although a ...

09 March 2006

EFSA report on animal diseases transmissible to humans

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published its first annual report on infectious diseases transmissible from animals to humans. These diseases, called zoonotic diseases, affected over 380,000 EU citizens in 2004. Often the human form of the d ...

21 December 2005

EFSA provides update on avian influenza and food safety

The presence of H5N1 avian influenza in parts of continental Europe has raised public concern with respect to the safety of poultry products and eggs for human consumption. The European Food Safety Authority advises that there is no evidence to suggest to ...

26 October 2005