EFSA has released a new draft guidance for meat businesses which seeks for the EU approval for a new and modified stunning methods used at slaughter plants.
EFSA and two other agencies have released a new report which offer new data on antibiotic consumption and antibiotic resistance and reflects improved surveillance across Europe.
After the BSE crisis of the 1980s, isolated cases are still being reported in the EU and for this reason the European Commission asked EFSA to investigate their origin.
EFSA annouced that consumption of raw or undercooked pork and liver is the most common cause of Hepatitis E infection in the European Union.
EFSA concluded the existing safe levels for nitrites and nitrates intentionally added to meat and other foods are sufficiently protective for consumers.
The EFSA Panel of Animal Health and Welfare first assessed whether and when livestock foetuses of different animal species experience pain.