Applicability of a food chain analysis on aquaculture of Atlantic salmon to identify and monitor vulnerabilities and drivers of
Published on: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 The objective of Aquarius project was to test the applicability of a food chain analysis on Atlantic salmon farmed in Norway to identify and monitor vulnerabilities and drivers of change for the identification of...Read more
Outcome of the Pesticides Peer Review Meeting on general recurring issues in ecotoxicology
Published on: Mon, 08 Jul 2019 This technical report reflects the outcome of the ecotoxicology experts meeting on general recurring issues noted during the EFSA peer reviews of pesticide active substances under Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009. General...Read more
Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 87427 × MON 89034 × MIR162 × NK603 and subcombinations, for food and feed uses, un
Published on: Mon, 08 Jul 2019 Maize MON 87427 × MON 89034 × MIR162 × NK603 (four‐event stack maize) was produced by conventional crossing to combine four single events: MON 87427, MON 89034, MIR162 and NK603. The GMO...Read more
Re‐evaluation of hydrochloric acid (E 507), potassium chloride (E 508), calcium chloride (E 509) and magnesium chloride (E 511)
Published on: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 The Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings added to Food (FAF) provided a scientific opinion re‐evaluating the safety of chlorides (E 507–509, E 511) as food additives. Chlorides are authorised food additives in...Read more
Assessment of genetically modified soybean MON 87708 × MON 89788 × A5547‐127, for food and feed uses, under Regulation (EC) No
Published on: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 Soybean MON 87708 × MON 89788 × A5547‐127 (three‐event stack soybean) was produced by conventional crossing to combine three single events: MON 87708, MON 89788 and A5547‐127. The GMO Panel previously...Read more
Food Safety Regulatory Research Needs 2030
Published on: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) regularly collects recommendations from members of the Scientific Committee and Scientific Panels on EFSA's research needs and priorities (EFSA, 2017). At the end of the...Read more
Pest categorisation of non‐EU Cicadomorpha vectors of Xylella spp.
Published on: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 The Panel on Plant Health performed a group pest categorisation of non‐EU Cicadomorpha vectors of Xylella spp. known to be associated with plant diseases. Although all the insects considered in this...Read more
Safety assessment of the substance, titanium dioxide surface treated with fluoride‐modified alumina, for use in food contact ma
Published on: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 This scientific opinion of the EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids (CEP Panel) is a safety assessment of the additive titanium dioxide surface treated with fluoride‐modified alumina, a...Read more
National summary reports on pesticide residue analysis performed in 2017
Published on: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 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...Read more
The 2017 European Union report on pesticide residues in food
Published on: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 The latest in this series of annual reports describes in detail the ofﬁcial control activities carried out for pesticide residues by EU Member States, Iceland and Norway in 2017. Under Article 31 of Regulation (EC)...Read more
Pest survey card on Xylella fastidiosa
Published on: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the EFSA mandate on plant pest surveillance (M‐2017‐0137), at the request of the European Commission. The purpose of the document is to assist the Member States...Read more
EFSA submission guidance for GMO renewal applications
Published on: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 Since genetically modified food and feed are authorised to be placed on the market of the European Union for a limited period of time, applicants should ask for the renewal of the authorisation following the...Read more
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