Ավաստին

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  • trade_name:
  • Ավաստին
  • dosage:
  • 25մգ/մլ(1) ապակե սրվակ 16մլ
  • pharmaceutical_form:
  • խտանյութ կաթիլաներարկման լուծույթի
  • prescription_type:
  • Դեղատոմսով
  • medicine_domain:
  • Human
  • medicine_type:
  • Allopathic

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  • Դեղերի և բժշկական տեխնոլոգիաների փորձագիտական կենտրոնի գործունեության Հայաստանի Հանրապետությունում - Armenia
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  • 31-05-2018

18-4-2019

Safety of chia seeds (Salvia hispanica L.) as a novel food for extended uses pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283

Safety of chia seeds (Salvia hispanica L.) as a novel food for extended uses pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283

Published on: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Nutrition, Novel foods and Food Allergens (NDA) was asked to deliver an opinion on overall safety assessment for chia seeds (Salvia hispanica L.) as a novel food (NF) pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 in the light of the increasing dietary intake from the growing number of authorised uses in recent years. The safety assessment of this NF is based on data supplied in seven applications, previous safety ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

18-4-2019

Systematic review on health outcomes related to the age of introduction of complementary food

Systematic review on health outcomes related to the age of introduction of complementary food

Published on: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 In 2016, the European Commission gave EFSA a mandate to update its 2009 opinion on the appropriate age for introduction of complementary feeding of infants. In order to retrieve data on health outcomes related to the age of introduction of complementary food, a systematic literature review will be conducted by EFSA. This report presents the preparatory work that is performed by Pallas, with advice of Wageningen University, for the systematic literature review. It provides ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

17-4-2019

Safety and efficacy of Biomin®DC‐C as a zootechnical feed additive for weaned piglets

Safety and efficacy of Biomin®DC‐C as a zootechnical feed additive for weaned piglets

Published on: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 The additive (trade name Biomin® DC‐C) is a blend of essential oils from oregano (Origanum vulgare L.) and from caraway seed (Carum carvi L.) and three individual compounds (carvacrol, methyl salicylate and l‐menthol) encapsulated with a hydrogenated vegetable oil. The additive is intended for use in feed for weaned piglets at a minimum concentration of 75 mg/kg complete feed and a recommended maximum level of 125 mg/kg complete feed. A tolerance test in which piglets were...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

17-4-2019

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of GalliPro® (Bacillus subtilis DSM 17299) for chickens for fattening

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of GalliPro® (Bacillus subtilis DSM 17299) for chickens for fattening

Published on: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 GalliPro® is the trade name for a feed additive based on viable cells of a strain of Bacillus subtilis intended for use as a zootechnical additive (gut flora stabiliser) in feed for chickens for fattening. The product is currently authorised for use in chickens for fattening. This opinion concerns the renewal of this authorisation. Bacillus subtilis is considered by EFSA to be suitable for the qualified presumption of safety (QPS) approach to establish the safety for the t...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-4-2019

Evaluation of the health risks related to the presence of cyanogenic glycosides in foods other than raw apricot kernels

Evaluation of the health risks related to the presence of cyanogenic glycosides in foods other than raw apricot kernels

Published on: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 In 2016, the EFSA Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM) published a scientific opinion on the acute health risks related to the presence of cyanogenic glycosides (CNGs) in raw apricot kernels in which an acute reference dose (ARfD) of 20 μg/kg body weight (bw) was established for cyanide (CN). In the present opinion, the CONTAM Panel concluded that this ARfD is applicable for acute effects of CN regardless the dietary source. To account for differences in cyanid...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

11-4-2019

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for dimethenamid‐P

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for dimethenamid‐P

Published on: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 The applicant BASF SE submitted a request to the competent national authority in Germany to evaluate the confirmatory data that were identified for dimethenamid‐P in the framework of the maximum residue level (MRL) review under Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as not available. The data gap refers to the submission of a plant metabolism study investigating the fate of dimethenamid‐P following foliar treatment with a short preharvest interval (PHI) in a leafy or bu...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

6-4-2019

Safety of betaine as a novel food pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283

Safety of betaine as a novel food pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283

Published on: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 In 2017, the EFSA Panel on Nutrition, Novel Foods and Food Allergens (NDA) concluded that betaine as a novel food (NF) is safe to be used at a maximum intake level of 6 mg/kg body weight per day in addition to the intake from the background diet. Following the present request from the European Commission, the EFSA NDA Panel was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on betaine by carrying out the assessment for the revised uses and use levels of betaine as proposed by the a...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

4-4-2019

Pest survey card on Synchytrium endobioticum

Pest survey card on Synchytrium endobioticum

Published on: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the EFSA mandate on plant pest surveillance (M‐2017‐0137), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its host range, i...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

4-4-2019

Pest survey card on Xanthomonas citri pv. citri and pv. aurantifolii

Pest survey card on Xanthomonas citri pv. citri and pv. aurantifolii

Published on: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the EFSA mandate on plant pest surveillance (M‐2017‐0137), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its host range, i...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

4-4-2019

Pest survey card on non‐European isolates of citrus tristeza virus

Pest survey card on non‐European isolates of citrus tristeza virus

Published on: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the EFSA mandate on plant pest surveillance (M‐2017‐0137), at the request of the European Commission. The purpose of the document is to assist the Member States to plan annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with current international standards. The data requirements for such an activity include the pest distribution, its host range, its b...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

4-4-2019

Pest survey card on Huanglongbing and its vectors

Pest survey card on Huanglongbing and its vectors

Published on: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the EFSA mandate on plant pest surveillance (M‐2017‐0137), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its host range, i...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

2-4-2019

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on steps toward a new, tailored review framework for artificial intelligence-based medical devices

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on steps toward a new, tailored review framework for artificial intelligence-based medical devices

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on steps toward a new, tailored review framework for artificial intelligence-based medical devices

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

29-3-2019

Final Report: Applying a tested procedure for the identification of potential emerging chemical risks in the food chain to the substances registered under REACH ‐ REACH 2

Final Report: Applying a tested procedure for the identification of potential emerging chemical risks in the food chain to the substances registered under REACH ‐ REACH 2

Published on: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 This study applied a procedure for the identification of potential emerging chemical risks in the food chain to substances registered under the REACH Regulation that was previously developed and tested in an EFSA‐sponsored pilot study. The selection was limited to substances that (a) were registered with a full registration, (b) met eligibility criteria (e.g. availability of a CAS number and a SMILES notation) and (c) were considered to be inside the applicability domain o...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

26-3-2019

Guidance on harmonised methodologies for human health, animal health and ecological risk assessment of combined exposure to multiple chemicals

Guidance on harmonised methodologies for human health, animal health and ecological risk assessment of combined exposure to multiple chemicals

Published on: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 This Guidance document describes harmonised risk assessment methodologies for combined exposure to multiple chemicals for all relevant areas within EFSA's remit, i.e. human health, animal health and ecological areas. First, a short review of the key terms, scientific basis for combined exposure risk assessment and approaches to assessing (eco)toxicology is given, including existing frameworks for these risk assessments. This background was evaluated, resulting in a harmoni...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

22-3-2019

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of Levucell SC (Saccharomyces cerevisiae CNCM I‐1077) as a feed additive for lambs and horses

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of Levucell SC (Saccharomyces cerevisiae CNCM I‐1077) as a feed additive for lambs and horses

Published on: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 Levucell® SC is the trade name for a feed additive based on viable cells of a strain Saccharomyces cerevisiae. The product is currently authorised for use in feed for horses, lambs, dairy sheep and dairy goats, dairy cows and cattle for fattening. This opinion concerns the renewal of the authorisation of Levucell® SC as a zootechnical additive for lambs and horses. S. cerevisiae is considered by EFSA to be suitable for the qualified presumption of safety (QPS) approach to ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

22-3-2019

Lumpy skin disease III. Data collection and analysis

Lumpy skin disease III. Data collection and analysis

Published on: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 In 2018, no lumpy skin disease (LSD) outbreaks were reported in the Balkan region, after the decline reported in 2017 (385) compared to 2016 (7,483). This confirms the effectiveness of the vaccination campaign based on the LSD homologous vaccine strain which continued throughout 2018 with over 2.5 million animals vaccinated, keeping the mean vaccination coverage above 70%. In 2018, LSD outbreaks were reported in Russia, Turkey and Georgia. In Russia, the LSD epidemics expa...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

21-3-2019

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for pyridaben in tomatoes and aubergines

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for pyridaben in tomatoes and aubergines

Published on: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Nissan Chemical Europe S.A.S. submitted a request to the competent national authority in the Netherlands to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for the active substance pyridaben in tomatoes and aubergines. An MRL proposal of 0.15 mg/kg was derived for tomatoes and aubergines which reflects the intended use of the plant protection product containing pyridaben. Adequate analytical metho...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

21-3-2019

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for cyprodinil in Florence fennel

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for cyprodinil in Florence fennel

Published on: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the FPS Health, Food chain safety and Environment of Belgium, submitted an application to modify the existing maximum residue level (MRL) for the active substance cyprodinil in Florence fennel to accommodate the intended use in the northern Europe. The submitted data were found sufficient to derive an MRL proposal of 4 mg/kg for cyprodinil in Florence fennel. Adequate analytical methods for enforcement are availa...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

20-3-2019

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of Bonvital® (Enterococcus faecium DSM 7134) as a feed additive for weaned piglets and pigs for fattening

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of Bonvital® (Enterococcus faecium DSM 7134) as a feed additive for weaned piglets and pigs for fattening

Published on: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 Bonvital® is the trade name for a feed additive based on Enterococcus faecium DSM 7134 currently authorised for use in piglets, pigs for fattening, sows, chickens for fattening, chickens reared for laying and minor poultry species. This opinion concerns the renewal of the authorisation of Bonvital® as a zootechnical additive for weaned piglets and pigs for fattening. The applicant is proposing to increase the minimum and maximum inclusion level of the additive in feed for ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-3-2019

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for fluopyram in broccoli

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for fluopyram in broccoli

Published on: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Bayer Hellas AG submitted a request to the competent national authority in Greece to modify the existing maximum residue level (MRL) for the active substance fluopyram in broccoli. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive MRL proposals for broccoli. Adequate analytical methods for enforcement are available to control the residues of fluopyram on the commodit...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

14-3-2019

Safety of annatto E and the exposure to the annatto colouring principles bixin and norbixin (E 160b) when used as a food additive

Safety of annatto E and the exposure to the annatto colouring principles bixin and norbixin (E 160b) when used as a food additive

Published on: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 The Scientific Panel on Food Additives and Flavouring (FAF) provides a scientific opinion on the safety evaluation of annatto E and an exposure assessment of the annatto colouring principles bixin and norbixin (E 160b) when used as a food additive, taking into account new proposed uses and use levels. In 2016, the EFSA Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources added to Food (ANS) adopted a scientific opinion on the safety of annatto extracts (E 160b) as a food additive....

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

14-3-2019

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme β‐glucanase, xylanase and cellulase from Mycothermus thermophiloides (strain NZYM‐ST)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme β‐glucanase, xylanase and cellulase from Mycothermus thermophiloides (strain NZYM‐ST)

Published on: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 The food enzyme has three declared activities (endo‐1,3(4)‐β‐glucanase EC 3.2.1.6, endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase EC 3.2.1.8 and cellulase (endo‐1,4‐β‐d‐glucanase EC 3.2.1.4)) and is produced with a non‐genetically modified Mycothermus thermophiloides strain by Novozymes A/S. It is intended to be used in baking and brewing processes. For the two intended uses, based on the maximum use levels recommended and individual data from the EFSA Comprehensive European Food Database, dietary e...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

13-3-2019

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme triacylglycerol lipase from Aspergillus niger (strain LFS)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme triacylglycerol lipase from Aspergillus niger (strain LFS)

Published on: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 The food enzyme triacylglycerol lipase (triacylglycerol acylhydrolase, EC 3.1.1.3) is produced with a genetically modified Aspergillus niger strain LFS by DSM Food Specialties B.V.. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. The triacylglycerol lipase food enzyme is intended to be used in baking processes. Based on the maximum use levels, dietary exposure to the fo...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

13-3-2019

Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Poona infections linked to consumption of infant formula

Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Poona infections linked to consumption of infant formula

Published on: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 An outbreak of 32 Salmonella enterica serotype Poona cases in infants and young children has recently been identified in France (30 cases), Belgium (one case) and Luxembourg (one case). All 32 patients were infected with the same bacterial strain based on core genome multilocus sequence typing analysis. All patients had onset of symptoms between August 2018 and February 2019. Information from interviews was available for 30 patients. All consumed one of three rice-based in...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

13-3-2019

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme glucose oxidase from Aspergillus niger (strain ZGL)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme glucose oxidase from Aspergillus niger (strain ZGL)

Published on: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 The food enzyme glucose oxidase (β‐d‐glucose:oxygen 1‐oxidoreductase; EC 1.1.3.4) is produced with a genetically modified Aspergillus niger strain ZGL by DSM Food Specialties B.V.. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. The glucose oxidase is intended to be used in baking processes. Based on the maximum use levels, dietary exposure to the food enzyme‐total orga...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-3-2019

Federal judge enters consent decree against Texas compounder, Guardian Pharmacy Services

Federal judge enters consent decree against Texas compounder, Guardian Pharmacy Services

A federal court ordered a Texas-based company to stop producing compounded drug products intended to be sterile until the company complies with the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act).

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

12-3-2019

Vaginal mesh from Bard removed from the EU markets

Vaginal mesh from Bard removed from the EU markets

The company Bard has decided to stop the sale of vaginal mesh implants on the markets in the EU. The decision is based on commercial reasons according to Bard.

Danish Medicines Agency

9-3-2019

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme 4‐α‐glucanotransferase from Aeribacillus pallidus (strain AE‐SAS)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme 4‐α‐glucanotransferase from Aeribacillus pallidus (strain AE‐SAS)

Published on: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 The food enzyme 4‐α‐glucanotransferase (1,4‐α‐d‐glucan:1,4‐α‐d‐glucan 4‐α‐d‐glycosyltransferase, EC 2.4.1.25) is produced with a non‐genetically modified Aeribacillus pallidus (previously identified as Geobacillus pallidus) strain from Amano Enzyme Inc. The food enzyme is intended to be used in baking processes and in starch processing for the production of modified dextrins. For baking processes, based on the maximum use levels recommended and individual data from the EFS...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

9-3-2019

Safety of ethyl lauroyl arginate (E 243) as a food additive in the light of the new information provided and the proposed extension of use

Safety of ethyl lauroyl arginate (E 243) as a food additive in the light of the new information provided and the proposed extension of use

Published on: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 The present scientific opinion deals with the evaluation of the safety of the food additive ethyl lauroyl arginate (E 243) in the light of a new interpretation of the available toxicological data and with respect to the proposed changes to the currently authorised conditions of use. Ethyl lauroyl arginate (E 243) is an already authorised food additive in the EU for use in heat‐treated meat products only, with some exceptions. The safety of ethyl lauroyl arginate (E 243) as...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

8-3-2019

Data sources on animal diseases:Country Card of Denmark

Data sources on animal diseases:Country Card of Denmark

Published on: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 Mapping ‘data sources’ on animal diseases in each European Union (EU) Member State is one of the activities of EFSA's SIGMA1,2 project. The aim of this activity is to identify the central competent authorities responsible for managing the data on animal diseases and animal populations in each Member State. Initially EFSA is focusing on three diseases (on which EFSA is currently working): African swine fever, avian influenza and lumpy skin disease; and on the corresponding ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

8-3-2019

Safety assessment of the process ‘Jász‐Plasztik’, based on Vacurema Prime technology, used to recycle post‐consumer PET into food contact materials

Safety assessment of the process ‘Jász‐Plasztik’, based on Vacurema Prime technology, used to recycle post‐consumer PET into food contact materials

Published on: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 The EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids (CEP Panel) assessed the safety of the recycling process Jász‐Plasztik (EU register number RECYC0157). The input are hot caustic washed and dried poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) flakes originating from collected post‐consumer PET containers and containing no more than 5% PET from non‐food applications. They are heated in a batch reactor under vacuum and then heated in a continuous reactor under vacuum...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

7-3-2019

Pest survey card on Popillia japonica

Pest survey card on Popillia japonica

Published on: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the mandate on plant pest surveillance (EFSA‐Q‐2017‐00831), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its host range, ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

7-3-2019

Efficacy of methyl ester of conjugated linoleic acid (t10,c12 isomer) for sows and cows for reproduction

Efficacy of methyl ester of conjugated linoleic acid (t10,c12 isomer) for sows and cows for reproduction

Published on: Tue, 05 Mar 2019 A mixture of methylated conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) isomers (t10,c12 and c9,t11) in equal proportions is the subject of this assessment. The active substance is considered to be CLA (t10,c12) methyl ester (ME). The Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) of EFSA previously issued an opinion on the safety and efficacy of the product, in which it could not conclude on the efficacy of this additive for sows for reproduction and for cows f...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

5-3-2019

Safety and efficacy of Beltherm MP/ML (endo-1,4-betaxylanase) as a feed additive for piglets, pigs for fattening and other porcine species

Safety and efficacy of Beltherm MP/ML (endo-1,4-betaxylanase) as a feed additive for piglets, pigs for fattening and other porcine species

Published on: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 Beltherm MP/ML contains endo-1,4-beta-xylanase and it is to be used as a zootechnical additive for weaned piglets, pigs for fattening and minor porcine species for fattening. The safety and efficacy of the additive when used for poultry species have been evaluated previously by the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP Panel). In that assessment, the safety for the consumers, environment and the users was assessed. The applicant has ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

5-3-2019

Safety and efficacy of Beltherm MP/ML (endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase) as a feed additive for chickens for fattening, chickens reared for laying, turkeys for fattening, turkeys reared for breeding, turkeys for breeding purposes and minor poultry species

Safety and efficacy of Beltherm MP/ML (endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase) as a feed additive for chickens for fattening, chickens reared for laying, turkeys for fattening, turkeys reared for breeding, turkeys for breeding purposes and minor poultry species

Published on: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 Beltherm MP/ML contains endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase and is intended to be used as a zootechnical additive for poultry species. The safety and efficacy of the additive have been evaluated by the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP Panel) in 2017. In that assessment, the additive and the production strain, a genetically modified strain of Bacillus subtilis, were characterised in full. No viable cells of the production strain were detecte...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-3-2019

Pest survey card on Aleurocanthus spiniferus and Aleurocanthus woglumi

Pest survey card on Aleurocanthus spiniferus and Aleurocanthus woglumi

Published on: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 Abstract This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the mandate on plant pest surveillance (EFSA‐Q‐2017‐00831), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its hos...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-3-2019

Pest survey card on Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus

Pest survey card on Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus

Published on: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the mandate on plant pest surveillance (EFSA‐Q‐2017‐00831), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its host range, ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-3-2019

Pest survey card on Tecia solanivora

Pest survey card on Tecia solanivora

Published on: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the mandate on plant pest surveillance (EFSA‐Q‐2017‐00831), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its host range, ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-3-2019

Pest survey card on potato brown rot, Ralstonia solanacearum

Pest survey card on potato brown rot, Ralstonia solanacearum

Published on: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the mandate on plant pest surveillance (EFSA‐Q‐2017‐00831), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its host range, ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-3-2019

Pest survey card on Scirtothrips aurantii, Scirtothrips citri and Scirtothrips dorsalis

Pest survey card on Scirtothrips aurantii, Scirtothrips citri and Scirtothrips dorsalis

Published on: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the mandate on plant pest surveillance (EFSA-Q2017-00831), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk-based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its host range, i...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-3-2019

Pest survey card on Epitrix cucumeris, Epitrix papa, Epitrix subcrinita and Epitrix tuberis

Pest survey card on Epitrix cucumeris, Epitrix papa, Epitrix subcrinita and Epitrix tuberis

Published on: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the mandate on plant pest surveillance (EFSA‐Q‐2017‐00831), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its host range, ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-3-2019

Pest survey card on Ceratitis rosa and Ceratitis quilicii

Pest survey card on Ceratitis rosa and Ceratitis quilicii

Published on: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the mandate on plant pest surveillance (EFSA‐Q‐2017‐00831), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its host range, ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-3-2019

Pest survey card on Meloidogyne chitwoodi and Meloidogyne fallax

Pest survey card on Meloidogyne chitwoodi and Meloidogyne fallax

Published on: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the mandate on plant pest surveillance (EFSA‐Q‐2017‐00831), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its host range, ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-3-2019

Pest survey card on Toxoptera citricida

Pest survey card on Toxoptera citricida

Published on: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the mandate on plant pest surveillance (EFSA‐Q‐2017‐00831), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its host range, ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-3-2019

Pest survey card on Globodera rostochiensis and Globodera pallida

Pest survey card on Globodera rostochiensis and Globodera pallida

Published on: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 This pest survey card was prepared in the context of the mandate on plant pest surveillance (EFSA‐Q‐2017‐00831), upon request by the European Commission. The purpose of this document is to assist the Member States in planning annual survey activities of quarantine organisms using a statistically sound and risk‐based pest survey approach, in line with the current international standards. The data requirements for such activity include the pest distribution, its host range, ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

26-2-2019

Safety and efficacy of a molybdenum compound (E7) sodium molybdate dihydrate as feed additive for sheep based on a dossier submitted by Trouw Nutrition International B.V.

Safety and efficacy of a molybdenum compound (E7) sodium molybdate dihydrate as feed additive for sheep based on a dossier submitted by Trouw Nutrition International B.V.

Published on: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 No abstract available. © European Food Safety Authority, 2015 Safety and efficacy of a molybdenum compound (E7) sodium molybdate dihydrate as feed additive for sheep based on a dossier submitted by Trouw Nutrition International B.V.

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

20-2-2019

Salmonella control in poultry flocks and its public health impact

Salmonella control in poultry flocks and its public health impact

Published on: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 An increase in confirmed human salmonellosis cases in the EU after 2014 triggered investigation of contributory factors and control options in poultry production. Reconsideration of the five current target serovars for breeding hens showed that there is justification for retaining Salmonella Enteritidis, Salmonella Typhimurium (including monophasic variants) and Salmonella Infantis, while Salmonella Virchow and Salmonella Hadar could be replaced by Salmonella Kentucky and ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-2-2019

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Sweden

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Sweden

Published on: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 Mapping ‘data sources’ on animal diseases in each European Union (EU) Member State is one of the activities of EFSA's SIGMA1,2 project. The aim of this activity is to identify the central competent authorities responsible for managing the data on animal diseases and animal populations in each Member State. Initially EFSA is focusing on three diseases (on which EFSA is currently working): African swine fever, avian influenza and lumpy skin disease; and on the corresponding ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-2-2019

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Slovakia

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Slovakia

Published on: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 Mapping the ‘data sources’ on animal diseases, in each European Union (EU) Member State, is one of the activities of EFSA's SIGMA1,2 project. The aim of this activity is to identify the central competent authorities responsible for managing the data on animal diseases and animal populations in each Member State. Initially EFSA is focusing on three diseases (on which EFSA is currently working): African swine fever, avian influenza and lumpy skin disease; and on the correspo...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-2-2019

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Finland

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Finland

Published on: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 Mapping the ‘data sources’ on animal diseases in each European Union (EU) Member State is one of the activities of EFSA's SIGMA1,2 project. The aim of this activity is to identify the central competent authorities responsible for managing the data on animal diseases and animal populations in each Member State. Initially EFSA is focusing on three diseases (on which EFSA is currently working): African swine fever, avian influenza and lumpy skin disease; and on the correspond...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-2-2019

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Czech Republic

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Czech Republic

Published on: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 Mapping ‘data sources’ on animal diseases in each European Union (EU) Member State is one of the activities of EFSA's SIGMA1,2 project. The aim of this activity is to identify the central competent authorities responsible for managing the data on animal diseases and animal populations in each Member State. Initially EFSA is focusing on three diseases (on which EFSA is currently working): African swine fever, avian influenza and lumpy skin disease; and on the corresponding ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-2-2019

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Italy

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Italy

Published on: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 Mapping the ‘data sources’ on animal diseases in each European Union (EU) Member State, is one of the activities of EFSA's SIGMA1,2 project. The aim of this activity is to identify the central competent authorities responsible for managing the data on animal diseases and animal populations in each Member State. Initially EFSA is focusing on three diseases (on which EFSA is currently working): African swine fever, avian influenza and lumpy skin disease; and on the correspon...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

14-2-2019

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for mandipropamid in various crops

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for mandipropamid in various crops

Published on: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicants Syngenta Crop Protection B.V. and Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) submitted, respectively, a request to the competent national authorities in the Netherlands and United Kingdom to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for the active substance mandipropamid in various crops. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive MRL propo...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-2-2019

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for imidacloprid according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for imidacloprid according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Published on: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 According to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA has reviewed the maximum residue levels (MRLs) currently established at European level for the pesticide active substance imidacloprid. To assess the occurrence of imidacloprid residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Directive 91/414/EEC, the MRLs established by the Codex Alimentarius Commission as well as the import to...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-2-2019

Safety of concentrated l‐lysine (base), l‐lysine monohydrochloride and l‐lysine sulfate produced using different strains of Corynebacterium glutamicum for all animal species based on a dossier submitted by FEFANA asbl

Safety of concentrated l‐lysine (base), l‐lysine monohydrochloride and l‐lysine sulfate produced using different strains of Corynebacterium glutamicum for all animal species based on a dossier submitted by FEFANA asbl

Published on: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 The EFSA FEEDAP Panel previously (2016) could not conclude on the safety of certain concentrated liquid l‐lysine (base), l‐lysine monohydrochloride (HCl) and l‐lysine sulfate products manufactured using different strains of Corynebacterium glutamicum. New information on the safety of these products was provided by the applicant. The recipient strain C. glutamicum KCTC 12307BP qualifies for qualified presumption of safety (QPS) approach for safety assessment, the genetic mo...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-2-2019

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for sulfoxaflor in various crops

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for sulfoxaflor in various crops

Published on: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Dow AgroSciences submitted a request to the competent national authority in Ireland to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for the active substance sulfoxaflor in various crops, including limes imported from Australia. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive MRL proposals for limes, cauliflowers, Brussels sprouts, kales, spinaches and similar ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-2-2019

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for hexythiazox according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for hexythiazox according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Published on: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 According to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA has reviewed the maximum residue levels (MRLs) currently established at European level for the pesticide active substance hexythiazox. To assess the occurrence of hexythiazox residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Commission Regulation (EC) No 33/2008, the MRLs established by the Codex Alimentarius Commission as well a...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-2-2019

Safety and efficacy of l‐lysine monohydrochloride and concentrated liquid l‐lysine (base) produced by fermentation using Corynebacterium glutamicum strain NRRL B‐50775 for all animal species based on a dossier submitted by ADM

Safety and efficacy of l‐lysine monohydrochloride and concentrated liquid l‐lysine (base) produced by fermentation using Corynebacterium glutamicum strain NRRL B‐50775 for all animal species based on a dossier submitted by ADM

Published on: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 The European Commission asked EFSA for an opinion on the safety for the target animals, consumer, user and the environment and on the efficacy of a l‐lysine monohydrochloride (HCl, minimum 98.5%) and of a concentrated liquid l‐lysine (base, minimum 50%) produced by a genetically modified strain of Corynebacterium glutamicum(NRRL B‐50775). They are intended to be used in feed or water for drinking for all animal species and categories. Neither the production strain C. gluta...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-2-2019

EFSA statement on the risk posed to humans by a vitamin B2 produced by a genetically modified strain of Bacillus subtilis used as a feed additive

EFSA statement on the risk posed to humans by a vitamin B2 produced by a genetically modified strain of Bacillus subtilis used as a feed additive

Published on: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 The detection of recombinant DNA in a vitamin B2 used as feed additive was notified by the Belgian national authorities on 2 October 2018 via the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF). The European Commission requested scientific advice from EFSA on the risk posed to humans by the presence of genetically modified material in the feed additive, particularly with regard to antimicrobial resistance (AMR). EFSA assessed the analytical data from RASFF regarding the prese...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

31-1-2019

Guidelines for reporting 2018 prevalence sample‐based data in accordance with SSD2 data model

Guidelines for reporting 2018 prevalence sample‐based data in accordance with SSD2 data model

Published on: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 Prevalence sample‐based data should be transmitted from Member States to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) using the EFSA Standard Sample Description version 2 (SSD2) standard. To support reporting countries in data submission using eXtensible Markup Language (XML) data transfer, specific guidelines are given in this report covering the reporting of sample‐based zoonoses and zoonotic agent data. These guidelines are specifically aimed at guiding the reporting of in...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

31-1-2019

User manual for mapping Member State zoonoses standard terminology to EFSA standard terminology for information derived from the year 2018

User manual for mapping Member State zoonoses standard terminology to EFSA standard terminology for information derived from the year 2018

Published on: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is tasked with coordinating the reporting of zoonoses, zoonotic agents, animal populations, antimicrobial resistance and food‐borne outbreaks in the European Union (EU) under Directive 2003/99/EC, as well as analysing and summarising the data collected. For data transmission purposes, EFSA created a simple Microsoft Office Excel‐based mapping tool to allow Member States to map their standard terminology to EFSA's standard terminolo...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

3-4-2019

EU/3/19/2150 (Real Regulatory Limited)

EU/3/19/2150 (Real Regulatory Limited)

EU/3/19/2150 (Active substance: Codon-optimised human cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator messenger ribonucleic acid complexed with lipid-based nanoparticles) - Orphan designation - Commission Decision (2019)2666 of Wed, 03 Apr 2019 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/0000002333

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

20-3-2019

Flag: FDA issued warning letters to two breast implant manufacturers for deficiencies in their required post-approval studies. We’re issuing these warning letters based on the manufacturers’ low recruitment, poor data, and low follow-up rates  https://go.

Flag: FDA issued warning letters to two breast implant manufacturers for deficiencies in their required post-approval studies. We’re issuing these warning letters based on the manufacturers’ low recruitment, poor data, and low follow-up rates https://go.

Flag: FDA issued warning letters to two breast implant manufacturers for deficiencies in their required post-approval studies. We’re issuing these warning letters based on the manufacturers’ low recruitment, poor data, and low follow-up rates https://go.usa.gov/xEMQB 

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

15-3-2019

We provide consumers, patients, their caregivers, and providers with understandable and accessible science-based information about the products we oversee.  https://go.usa.gov/xE6WG 

We provide consumers, patients, their caregivers, and providers with understandable and accessible science-based information about the products we oversee. https://go.usa.gov/xE6WG 

We provide consumers, patients, their caregivers, and providers with understandable and accessible science-based information about the products we oversee. https://go.usa.gov/xE6WG 

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