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16 November 2020
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EFSA is holding an open consultation on a draft scientific guidance document for the preparation of applications on smoke flavouring primary products. This document provides

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8 October 2020

8 October 2020, 09.00-12.00 (CET)


Climate change is a relevant driver of emerging risks. While a broad range of forward-looking studies and reports examine the impact of climate change on food security, future cha

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What is nanotechnology?

Nanotechnology is one of the most exciting and fast-moving areas of science today. In the food area, researchers are working with nanotechnology to create novel products that may be of benefit to health and diets. What are their possible applicati

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EFSA's Scientific Committee has launched an open consultation on its draft EFSA Guidance on technical requirements for regulated food and feed product applications to establish the presence of small particles including nanoparticles. This document se

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A multi-country outbreak of Listeria monocytogenesST6 that caused 53 cases and 10 deaths over
the period 20152018, was linked in 2018 to frozen vegetables. The processing of such vegetables
included a blanching step before their freezing. The outb
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Molecular typing

Molecular typing of microbes, also known as microbial fingerprinting, has developed rapidly in recent years.

Typing foodborne pathogens (“disease-causing”) such as Salmonella, Listeria, E. coli and Campylobacter helps identify the specific strains th

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