EFSA’s Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) has launched an open consultation on a draft Guidance on the assessment of the safety of feed additives for the environment. This document proposes guidance to applican
More than 1,000 representatives of national food safety agencies, research institutes, international organisations, EU bodies, consumer groups and other stakeholder organisations arrived in Parma today for the start of the EFSA conference Science, Fo
EFSA has completed two pieces of work that substantially expand knowledge and understanding of Xylella fastidiosa, the plant pathogen that is attacking fruit trees and other plants in parts of Europe.
The agency has published the latest update of its
EFSA's Scientific Committee has launched an open consultation on a draft Guidance on harmonised methodologies for human health, animal health and ecological risk assessment of combined exposure to multiple chemicals. This document describes harmonise
Deadline: 27th September 2018
Are you passionate about plant health and have you got experience in entomology or plant pathology (related to pests of agriculture/landscape/forestry plants or plant products)? Do you have experience with the collection
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
The following Call for Proposals (grant) has been launched and published on the EFSA website: GP/EFSA/ENCO/2018/03 – “Partnering Grants”. This call is open to Article 36 organisations only. The deadline for submission of proposals is Wednesday 31st O
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
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
EFSA has published the third external evaluation of its activities, covering the period from 2011 to 2016, assessing progress made in implementing previous recommendations and highlighting further areas for improvement. Based on the findings of the r
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
Europeans continue to eat food that is largely free of pesticide residues or which contains levels of residues within legal limits, the latest monitoring figures show.
More than 96% of samples analysed for the latest annual report on pesticide residu
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
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
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
The European Food Safety Authority ("EFSA") has published a report entitled: "Scientific Assistance to Assess the Detoxification Process for Dioxins and PCBs in Sunflower Cake by Hexane Extraction".
This was in an effort to support the European Commi
In accordance with Article 31 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, European Union (EU) Member States have to communicate to the European Food Safety Authority ("EFSA") the results of their official controls on pesticide residues in food. In the framework
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