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Lumpy skin disease: Balkans outbreak-free in 2018

Vaccination and other control measures have succeeded in halting the epidemic of lumpy skin disease (LSD) in the Balkans, new data suggests.EFSA’s latest report on the status of the disease in south-eastern Europe shows that there were no new outbreaks in 2018. The...

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Antimicrobial resistance shows no signs of slowing down

ECDC/EFSA report “rings alarm bells”, says EU CommissionerData released today by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reveal that antimicrobials used to treat diseases that can be transmitted...

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Public consultation: phthalates used in food contact materials

 EFSA is launching a public consultation on the draft update of its 2005 risk assessments of five phthalates which are authorised for use in plastic food contact materials. For the updated draft opinion, EFSA’s Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing...

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EFSA to share data on open-access platform

EFSA has taken a major step towards becoming a fully open data organisation by committing to publish the scientific data it uses for EU-wide monitoring programmes and surveys and many of its risk assessments.In a report published today, EFSA lays out how it intends to...

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