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Mycotoxins: time for a global rethink?

23 February 2018 | By

Much remains unknown about mycotoxins. A much better understanding is needed of their effects and how to mitigate their impact on human wellbeing, farm animal wellbeing and reducing food waste to bolster food security, says Chris Elliott.

Food Analysis In-Depth Focus 2018

14 February 2018 | By

In this Food Analysis In-Depth Focus we look at technological advances in consumer testing of food. We also take note of some key takeaway points from the Safety Authority's (EFSA) data publication on zoonoses (diseases transmitted from animals) and foodborne disease outbreaks for member states of the EU in 2016.

Scientists investigate origin of isolated BSE cases

14 July 2017 | By ,

The European response to bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) after the crisis of the 1980s has significantly reduced prevalence of the disease in cattle. However, isolated cases are still being reported in the EU and for this reason the European Commission asked EFSA to investigate their origin.