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European Food Safety Authority

Index European Food Safety Authority

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is the agency of the European Union (EU) that provides independent scientific advice and communicates on existing and emerging risks associated with the food chain. [1]

32 relations: Agencies of the European Union, Agriculture and Fisheries Council, Animal welfare, Bisphenol A, Citizenship of the European Union, Conflict of interest, Council of the European Union, Crop protection, Directorate-General for Agriculture, Fisheries, Social Affairs and Health, Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety, EC identification and health marks, Electronic journal, Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council, EU-Eco-regulation, EURACTIV, European Commission, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, European Parliament, European Parliament Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, European Union, Food chain, Genetically modified food in Europe, Health, List of food safety organisations, Member state of the European Union, Open access, Parma, Plant health, Plant nutrition, Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed, Risk management, Veterinary medicine.

Agencies of the European Union

An agency of the European Union is a decentralised body of the European Union (EU), which is distinct from the institutions.

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Agriculture and Fisheries Council

The Agriculture and Fisheries Council (AGRIFISH) is one of the configurations of the Council of the European Union and is composed of the agriculture and fisheries ministers of the 28 European Union member states.

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Animal welfare

Animal welfare is the well-being of animals.

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Bisphenol A

Bisphenol A (BPA) is an organic synthetic compound with the chemical formula (CH3)2C(C6H4OH)2 belonging to the group of diphenylmethane derivatives and bisphenols, with two hydroxyphenyl groups.

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Citizenship of the European Union

Citizenship of the European Union (EU) is afforded to qualifying citizens of European Union member states.

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Conflict of interest

A conflict of interest (COI) is a situation in which a person or organization is involved in multiple interests, financial or otherwise, and serving one interest could involve working against another.

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Council of the European Union

The Council of the European Union, referred to in the treaties and other official documents simply as the Council is the third of the seven Institutions of the European Union (EU) as listed in the Treaty on European Union.

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Crop protection

Crop protection is the science and practice of managing plant diseases, weeds and other pests (both vertebrate and invertebrate)that damage agricultural crops and forestry.

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Directorate-General for Agriculture, Fisheries, Social Affairs and Health

The Directorate-General for Agriculture, Fisheries, Social Affairs and Health is a directorate-general of the Council of the European Union that prepares the work and tasks of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council.

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Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety

The Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE) is a Directorate-General of the European Commission.

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EC identification and health marks

Identification marks and health marks are the oval-shaped markings found on food products of animal origin in the European Community, required by European Union food safety regulations.

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Electronic journal

Electronic journals, also known as ejournals, e-journals, and electronic serials, are scholarly journals or intellectual magazines that can be accessed via electronic transmission.

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Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council

The Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO)http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/council-eu/configurations/epsco/ is a configuration of the Council of the European Union.

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EU-Eco-regulation

The European Union regulation (EEC) No.

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EURACTIV

EURACTIV is a European media platform specialising in the online publication of articles focusing on European policymaking, founded in 1999 by Christophe Leclercq.

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European Commission

The European Commission (EC) is an institution of the European Union, responsible for proposing legislation, implementing decisions, upholding the EU treaties and managing the day-to-day business of the EU.

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European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety

The Commissioner for Health and Food Safety is the member of the European Commission.

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European Parliament

The European Parliament (EP) is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU).

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European Parliament Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

The Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) is a committee of the European Parliament.

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European Union

The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.

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Food chain

A food chain is a linear network of links in a food web starting from producer organisms (such as grass or trees which use radiation from the Sun to make their food) and ending at apex predator species (like grizzly bears or killer whales), detritivores (like earthworms or woodlice), or decomposer species (such as fungi or bacteria).

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Genetically modified food in Europe

Genetic engineering in Europe has varying degrees of regulation.

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Health

Health is the ability of a biological system to acquire, convert, allocate, distribute, and utilize energy with maximum efficiency.

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List of food safety organisations

This is a list of organizations and associated posts which are related to food safety, either as a primary interest or through statutory responsibility.

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Member state of the European Union

The European Union (EU) consists of 28 member states.

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Open access

Open access (OA) refers to research outputs which are distributed online and free of cost or other barriers, and possibly with the addition of a Creative Commons license to promote reuse.

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Parma

Parma (Pärma) is a city in the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna famous for its prosciutto (ham), cheese, architecture, music and surrounding countryside.

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Plant health

Plant health is concerned with.

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Plant nutrition

Plant nutrition is the study of the chemical elements and compounds necessary for plant growth, plant metabolism and their external supply.

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Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed

Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) is a system for reporting food safety issues within the European Union.

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Risk management

Risk management is the identification, evaluation, and prioritization of risks (defined in ISO 31000 as the effect of uncertainty on objectives) followed by coordinator and economical application of resources to minimize, monitor, and control the probability or impact of unfortunate events or to maximize the realization of opportunities.

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Veterinary medicine

Veterinary medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, disorder and injury in non-human animals.

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EFSA, EFSA J, EFSA J., EFSA Journal, European Food Safety Agency.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Food_Safety_Authority

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