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Making EFSA scientific opinions more transparent

24 September 2014 | By The European Food Safety Authority

New guidance from EFSA’s Scientific Committee will help to provide greater transparency in relation to data, methods and assumptions used in the Authority’s scientific assessments...

EFSA and ECDC assess second Salmonella outbreak

8 September 2014 | By The European Food Safety Authority

The 38 human cases of monophasic Salmonella Typhimurium detected recently in six Member States are likely to be part of the same cluster, a joint EFSA/ECDC report has found...

EFSA and ECDC assess Salmonella outbreak

28 August 2014 | By European Food Safety Authority

Outbreaks and sporadic cases of Salmonella Enteritidis in Austria, France, Germany and the United Kingdom, as well as one case reported in Luxembourg, appear to be linked by the time of symptom onset and microbiological characteristics of isolates...

Molecular typing for food-borne pathogens

4 August 2014 | By The European Food Safety Authority

EFSA has evaluated the requirements for the design of surveillance activities for food-borne pathogens in animals, feed and food when molecular typing methods are applied...

Infographic: Vector-borne diseases

30 July 2014 | By The European Food Safety Authority

What are vector-borne diseases? What does EFSA do in this field? EFSA’s latest infographic answers these questions and others...

New protocol for Atypical BSE investigations

21 July 2014 | By The European Food Safety Authority

EFSA has developed a laboratory protocol on how to conduct new studies for investigating the presence of the agent of Atypical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy in tissues of infected cattle...

EFSA assesses the risk from Salmonella and norovirus in

19 June 2014 | By The European Food Safety Authority

Rainfall, the use of contaminated water for irrigation or for applying pesticides, and contaminated equipment are among the factors that cause contamination of berries with Salmonella and norovirus...