These are the key findings of an EFSA scientific opinion published today, which also evaluates new methods for detecting and killing parasites in fish.

Available scientific data from the EU/EFTA area, although limited, indicates that many species of farmed fish intended for the market are free from zoonotic parasite infection. These include Atlantic salmon, rainbow trout, gilthead seabream, turbot, meagre, Atlantic halibut, carp, and European catfish.  

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