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EFSA is inviting nominations for membership of its stakeholder discussion group on food chemical occurrence data.

Networking with stakeholders, Member States, EU and international agencies is key to collecting the data needed for EFSA’s scientific as

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This technical report reflects the outcome of the mammalian toxicology experts’ meeting on general recurring issues noted during the EFSA peer reviews of pesticide active substances under Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009. The main issues identified were

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A new EFSA working group of scientific experts will start evaluating recent toxicological data on the food contact material bisphenol A (BPA) this month.

EFSA’s Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids (CEP) will then re-assess th

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According to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA has reviewed the maximum residue levels (MRLs) currently established at European level for the pesticide active substance napropamide. To assess the occurrence of napropamide residues in pl

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In May 2018, EFSA and ECDC co-facilitated a workshop on preparedness for a multi-national food-safety / public-health incident. The workshop, hosted at AGES in Vienna, was conceived to closely align with EFSA’s Strategy 2020 commitment to prepare for
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Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Sumitomo Chemical AgroEurope SAS submitted a request to the competent national authority in Austria to set an import tolerance for the active substance mandestrobin in strawberries, table grapes and wine gra

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4,15-Diacetoxyscirpenol (DAS) is a mycotoxin primarily produced by Fusarium fungi and occurring predominantly in cereal grains. As requested by the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain ("CONTAM") assessed the risk of
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EFSA was requested by the European Commission to provide scientific assistance under Article 31 of Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 regarding the evaluation of data concerning the necessity of bromoxynil as a herbicide to control a serious danger to plant

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EFSA is working on the re-evaluation of a number of food additives intended to be used in foods for infants below 16 weeks of age. In doing so, scientists are also addressing data gaps for these additives that have previously been identified by EFSA

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The conclusions of the EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authorities of the rapporteur Member State, the Netherlands and co-rapporteur Member State, Sweden, for the pesticide-active substance

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