The number of outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) in pigs and cases reported in wild boar in the EU fell in 2022 compared to the previous year, according to a report published by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
EFSA’s recently released scientific opinions related to the welfare of broilers and laying hens is based on a particularly narrow mandate on animal welfare set by the EU Commission, argues EU farming organizations.
In the US, a cultivated meat product has successfully completed the FDA’s pre-market safety review, moving it one step closer to commercialisation. What implications does this regulatory greenlight have for Europe’s cell-based meat sector?
EFSA is inviting industry stakeholders to exchange their views on the update of its guidance on risk pertaining to users and workers from the use of feed additives and it also wants them to weigh in on its guidance for the assessment of nanomaterials...
EFSA’s latest advice on African swine fever (ASF) looks at the risk of the virus being introduced to non-affected regions of the EU via pathways such as feed, bedding materials and empty pig transport vehicles returning from affected areas.
EFSA has adopted the renewal guidance for EU feed additive applications, aimed at helping applicants with the preparation of dossiers for the renewal of the authorization of feed additives in line with Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003.
EFSA and the EMA have been requested to help EU Commission to develop a common approach on exposure assessment methodologies for residues from veterinary medicinal products (VMPs), feed additives and pesticides residues in food of animal origin.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) said the adoption of its opinion on the risk of transmission of the African Swine Fever (ASF) virus from different products and materials, including feed, will be delayed.