RING MAIN PERMEATE

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  • italiano

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  • SISTEMI PER TRATTAMENTO ACQUA IN DIALISI

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  • Data dell'autorizzazione:
  • 17-11-2009
  • Ultimo aggiornamento:
  • 09-08-2016
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19-1-2019

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Poland

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Poland

Published on: Fri, 18 Jan 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

17-1-2019

Safety of cassia gum as a feed additive for cats and dogs based on a dossier submitted by Glycomer GmbH

Safety of cassia gum as a feed additive for cats and dogs based on a dossier submitted by Glycomer GmbH

Published on: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 The additive cassia gum consists mainly of high-molecular weight polysaccharides composed primarily of a linear chain of 1,4-b-D-mannopyranose units with 1,6-linked a-D-galactopyranose units. In 2014, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) delivered an opinion on the safety and efficacy of cassia gum in cats and dogs. The Panel concluded, based on positive findings observed in a bacterial reverse mutation test with a semi-refined cassia...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-1-2019

EFSA's activities on emerging risks in 2017

EFSA's activities on emerging risks in 2017

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 The main objectives of EFSA's activities on emerging risks are: (i) to carry out activities to identify emerging risks in the areas within the remit of EFSA; and (ii) to develop and improve emerging risk identification methodologies and approaches. The current technical report summarises the activities of all groups involved in the emerging risk identification procedure, the issues identified in the course of 2017, a description of methodologies being developed and collabo...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Pest categorisation of Pseudopityophthorus minutissimus and P. pruinosus

Pest categorisation of Pseudopityophthorus minutissimus and P. pruinosus

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Pseudopityophthorus minutissimus and Pseudopityophthorus pruinosus, two well‐defined insect species in the family Curculionidae, subfamily Scolytinae (Insecta: Coleoptera). They can be identified using taxonomic keys. P. minutissimus is present in parts of Canada and the USA, and P. pruinosus is present in parts of the USA, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico. The main host plants of the two species are Quercus spp., ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 208 Revision 3 (FGE.208Rev3): consideration of genotoxicity data on alicyclic aldehydes with α,β‐unsaturation in ring/side‐chain and precursors from chemical subgroup 2.2 of FGE.19

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 208 Revision 3 (FGE.208Rev3): consideration of genotoxicity data on alicyclic aldehydes with α,β‐unsaturation in ring/side‐chain and precursors from chemical subgroup 2.2 of FGE.19

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 The EFSA Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings was requested to evaluate the genotoxic potential of flavouring substances from subgroup 2.2 of FGE.19 in the Flavouring Group Evaluation 208 Revision 3 (FGE.208Rev3). In FGE.208Rev1, the Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids (CEF) evaluated genotoxicity studies on the representative substance p‐mentha‐1,8‐dien‐7‐al [FL‐no: 05.117], which was found to be genotoxic in vivo. The Panel conclu...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of selenomethionine produced by Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCYC R397 for all animal species

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of selenomethionine produced by Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCYC R397 for all animal species

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 The Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the application for renewal of authorisation of organic form of selenium produced by Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCYC R397 (Alkosel®) for all animal species. The FEEDAP Panel has delivered two opinions (on 2007 and 2016) on the safety and efficacy of the additive. The additive is characterised as organic selenium mainly selenomethionine (63%); it was ini...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

20-12-2018

Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics: Safety Communication - Increased Risk of Ruptures or Tears in the Aorta Blood Vessel in Certain Patients

Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics: Safety Communication - Increased Risk of Ruptures or Tears in the Aorta Blood Vessel in Certain Patients

FDA review found that fluoroquinolone antibiotics can increase the occurrence of rare but serious events of ruptures or tears in the main artery of the body, called the aorta. These tears, called aortic dissections, or ruptures of an aortic aneurysm can lead to dangerous bleeding or even death. They can occur with fluoroquinolones for systemic use given by mouth or through an injection.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-12-2018

Workshop on Avian Influenza

Workshop on Avian Influenza

Published on: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 Since September 2017, EFSA has been providing ongoing scientific and technical support to the European Commission and Member States (MSs) in the collection, collation, and analysis of epidemiological data relevant to the monitoring of avian influenza (AI) viruses in Europe and third countries. From 2019 onwards, EFSA will also be responsible for collecting, collating, and analysing the data gathered by MSs via their surveillance programmes in poultry and wild birds. To eff...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

20-12-2018

Scientific assistance to assess the detoxification process for dioxins and PCBs in sunflower cake by hexane extraction

Scientific assistance to assess the detoxification process for dioxins and PCBs in sunflower cake by hexane extraction

Published on: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 EFSA was requested to provide scientific assistance to the European Commission on a detoxification process for dioxins and PCBs from sunflower cake by hexane extraction in an emergency situation, as specified in Article 7 of Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/786. The process entails hexane extraction of sunflower oil from the cake to remove dioxins (PCDDs and PCDFs) as well as DL- and NDL-PCBs. The data provided by the applicant were assessed with respect to the efficacy of ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

20-12-2018

Pest categorisation of Gymnosporangium spp. (non‐EU)

Pest categorisation of Gymnosporangium spp. (non‐EU)

Published on: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Gymnosporangium spp. (non‐EU), a well‐defined and distinguishable group of fungal plant pathogens of the family Pucciniaceae affecting woody species. Many different Gymnosporangium species are recognised, of which at least 14 species are considered not to be native in the European Union. All the non‐EU Gymnosporangium species are not known to be present in th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

20-12-2018

Pest categorisation of Cronartium spp. (non‐EU)

Pest categorisation of Cronartium spp. (non‐EU)

Published on: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Cronartium spp. (non‐EU), a well‐defined and distinguishable group of fungal pathogens of the family Cronartiaceae. There are at least 40 species described within the Cronartium genus, of which two are considered native to the EU (C. gentianeum and C. pini) and one has been introduced in the 19th century (C. ribicola) and is now widespread in the EU – these t...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

18-12-2018

Pest categorisation of Carposina sasakii

Pest categorisation of Carposina sasakii

Published on: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 The EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of the peach fruit moth, Carposina sasakii Matsumura (Lepidoptera: Carposinidae) for the EU. C. sasakii is not currently regulated in the EU although C. niponensis, a valid species of no economic significance that was previously mistakenly synonymised with C. sasakii, is regulated in Annex IIAI of 2000/29 EC. C. sasakii is a well‐defined species that is recognised as a major pest of apples, peaches and pears in...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-12-2018

 Occupational health: aiming to take better account of multiple exposure

Occupational health: aiming to take better account of multiple exposure

Workers can potentially be exposed to numerous health risk factors through their occupations. The question of multiple exposure is a major challenge for all those active in the field of occupational health, safety and prevention. As part of the 2016-2020 National Occupational Health Plan, a review of the measures taken by the main players to address the question of multiple exposure in France and abroad is being published today. This work has helped determine the state of knowledge and the issues surroun...

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

13-12-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. and Director of FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Janet Woodcock, M.D., on efforts to modernize generic drug labels while maintaining the efficiency of generic development

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. and Director of FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Janet Woodcock, M.D., on efforts to modernize generic drug labels while maintaining the efficiency of generic development

FDA announces withdrawal of the proposed rule, Supplemental Applications Proposing Labeling Changes for Approved Drugs and Biological Products

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

13-12-2018

Pest categorisation of Septoria malagutii

Pest categorisation of Septoria malagutii

Published on: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Septoria malagutii, the causal agent of annular leaf spot of potato, for the EU. The pest is a well‐defined fungal species and reliable methods exist for its detection and identification. S. malagutii is present in Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela. The pest is not known to occur in the EU and is listed as Septoria lycopersici var. malagutii in Annex IAI of Directive 2000/29/EC, meaning its introduction into t...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-12-2018

The European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2017

The European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2017

Published on: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 This report of the European Food Safety Authority and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control presents the results of zoonoses monitoring activities carried out in 2017 in 37 European countries (28 Member States (MS) and nine non-MS). Campylobacteriosis was the commonest reported zoonosis and its EU trend for confirmed human cases increasing since 2008 stabilised during 2013–2017. The decreasing EU trend for confirmed human salmonellosis cases since 2008 end...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

12-12-2018

Grant agreement for piloting the Framework Partnership Agreement between the National data provider organisations in France and EFSA – Final report

Grant agreement for piloting the Framework Partnership Agreement between the National data provider organisations in France and EFSA – Final report

Published on: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 The main goal of the Framework Partnership Agreement project is to put in place a relevant organisation in order to improve gathering, checking, storage and providing of data from national monitoring programs to EFSA. By accepting to participate in the pilot project, France has committed to implement several enhancement actions on the overall system of data collection and submission. This report describes the results of the implementations of these measures and presents th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

8-12-2018

Annual assessment of Echinococcus multilocularis surveillance reports submitted in 2018 in the context of Commission Regulation (EU) No 1152/2011

Annual assessment of Echinococcus multilocularis surveillance reports submitted in 2018 in the context of Commission Regulation (EU) No 1152/2011

Published on: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 This report is part of the `Echinococcus multilocularis surveillance’ scientific reports which are presented annually by EFSA to the European Commission and are intended to assess the sampling strategy, data collection and detection methods used by Finland, Ireland, Malta, the United Kingdom (UK) and Norway in their respective surveillance programmes. The surveillance programmes of these five countries were evaluated by checking the information submitted by each of them an...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

6-12-2018

FDA Working with Stakeholders to Maintain Effectiveness of Livestock and Horse Dewormers

FDA Working with Stakeholders to Maintain Effectiveness of Livestock and Horse Dewormers

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that it has requested that animal drug companies voluntarily revise the labels of animal drugs intended to treat certain internal parasites in livestock and horses to add information about antiparasitic resistance.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

30-11-2018

Data collection for the estimation of ecological data (specific focal species, time spent in treated areas collecting food, composition of diet), residue level and residue decline on food items to be used in the risk assessment for birds and mammals

Data collection for the estimation of ecological data (specific focal species, time spent in treated areas collecting food, composition of diet), residue level and residue decline on food items to be used in the risk assessment for birds and mammals

Published on: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 The study described in this report was conducted with the aim of developing an unified database of ecological data and residue data to be used for the risk assessment of plant protection products for birds and mammals. The main sources of data were the information submitted in the context of approval of active substances and authorization of products and and additional information retrieved through a systematic literature review. The data were screened and organised in thr...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

27-11-2018

ÖHLINS RACING AB recalls Front Air Suspension Bicycle Forks

ÖHLINS RACING AB recalls Front Air Suspension Bicycle Forks

The right-side top cap on some forks may not be adequately torqued which in some cases may lead to the top cap working itself free through riding. When this happens, the air cartridge may abruptly spring out of the stanchion tube causing a risk of injury to the rider.

Health Canada

27-11-2018

Risk assessment of new sequencing information for genetically modified soybean A2704‐12

Risk assessment of new sequencing information for genetically modified soybean A2704‐12

Published on: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 The GMO Panel has previously assessed genetically modified (GM) soybean A2704‐12. This soybean was found to be as safe and nutritious as its conventional counterpart with respect to potential effects on human and animal health and the environment in the context of its intended uses. On 5 June 2018, the European Commission requested EFSA to analyse new nucleic acid sequencing data and updated bioinformatics data for GM soybean A2704‐12 and to indicate whether the previous c...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

27-11-2018

INNUENDO: A cross‐sectoral platform for the integration of genomics in the surveillance of food‐borne pathogens

INNUENDO: A cross‐sectoral platform for the integration of genomics in the surveillance of food‐borne pathogens

Published on: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 Abstract In response to the EFSA call New approaches in identifying and characterizing microbial and chemical hazards, the project INNUENDO (https://sites.google.com/site/theinnuendoproject/) aimed to design an analytical platform and standard procedures for the use of whole‐genome sequencing in surveillance and outbreak investigation of food‐borne pathogens. The project firstly attempted to identify existing flaws and needs, and then to provide applicable cross‐sectorial ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

24-11-2018

Lumpy skin disease: Workshop on risk assessment and data collection for epidemiology, control and surveillance

Lumpy skin disease: Workshop on risk assessment and data collection for epidemiology, control and surveillance

Published on: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 Abstract The epidemics of lumpy skin disease in EU has been controlled mainly thanks to the coordinated control measures taken in the Balkan region, based above all on regional vaccination campaign. Since before the epidemics EFSA has been performing risk assessment on LSD to support the decision making process both for EC and also for the national authorities. Periodical meetings with representatives from affected and at risk countries have been organised by EFSA in order...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

21-11-2018

Extensive literature search, selection for relevance and data extraction of studies related to the toxicity of PCDD/Fs and DL‐PCBs in humans

Extensive literature search, selection for relevance and data extraction of studies related to the toxicity of PCDD/Fs and DL‐PCBs in humans

Published on: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 To enable the hazard identification and characterisation in the risk assessment for humans related to the seventeen 2,3,7,8‐substituted dioxins (PCCDs) and furans (PCDFs) and the twelve dioxin‐like polychlorinated biphenyls (DL‐PCBs), EFSA outsourced an extensive literature search (ELS), followed by selection for relevance and extraction of relevant data for consideration in the risk assessment. Two tailored search strategies for Web of Science (WoS) and PubMed for identif...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

20-11-2018

Relevance of new scientific information (Santos‐Vigil et al., 2018*) in relation to the risk assessment of genetically modified crops with Cry1Ac

Relevance of new scientific information (Santos‐Vigil et al., 2018*) in relation to the risk assessment of genetically modified crops with Cry1Ac

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 Following a request from the European Commission, EFSA assessed the scientific publication by Santos‐Vigil et al. (2018). The outstanding question was whether or not the new scientific information contains elements that could lead the EFSA GMO Panel to reconsider the outcome of its previous risk assessments on genetically modified crops expressing Cry1Ac protein. Santos‐Vigil et al. (2018) investigated the allergenic potential and immunological effects of the Cry1Ac protei...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

20-11-2018

Pest categorisation of non‐EU Monochamus spp.

Pest categorisation of non‐EU Monochamus spp.

Published on: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of non‐EU Monochamus spp., a well‐defined insect genus in the family Cerambycidae (Insecta: Coleoptera). Species can be identified using taxonomic keys at national and regional level, and DNA barcoding. Two online world catalogues exist for the genus. The genus includes about one hundred species and many subspecies colonising conifers and non‐conifer trees in many areas in the world. The non‐EU species are listed in...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-11-2018

Oscor Inc. Issues Recall Product Expansion of TB – Temporary Bipolar Pacing Lead (Unshrouded 2 mm Pins Models)

Oscor Inc. Issues Recall Product Expansion of TB – Temporary Bipolar Pacing Lead (Unshrouded 2 mm Pins Models)

On September 26, 2018 Oscor notified customers of a recall for certain lots (Recall No. 1035166- 09/07/2018-01-R) of TB Unshrouded Bipolar Pacing Leads. As part of the recall correction activities, Oscor is retrieving any remaining inventory out in the field. The recall scope is being expanded to include expired inventory for devices distributed between December 21, 2011 to May 17, 2018. The recall expansion is to ensure proper disposition of expired units. The FDA has been notified and is aware Oscor In...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

13-11-2018

Registration Reminder: FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine Public Webinar about Genome Editing in Animals on Dec. 3

Registration Reminder: FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine Public Webinar about Genome Editing in Animals on Dec. 3

On Dec. 3, 2018, FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) will hold a public webinar about genome editing in animals, focusing mainly on current scientific evidence, promising uses of this technology in animals, the potential risks & CVM’s flexible, risk-based approach to regulation.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

13-11-2018

The importance of vector abundance and seasonality

The importance of vector abundance and seasonality

Published on: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 This joint ECDC‐EFSA report assesses whether vector count data (abundance) and the way these change throughout the year (seasonality) can provide useful information about vector‐borne diseases epidemiological processes of interest, and therefore, whether resources should be devoted to collecting such data. The document also summarises what measures of abundance and seasonality can be collected for each vector group (mosquitoes, sandflies, midges and ticks), ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

10-11-2018

Pest categorisation of Popillia japonica

Pest categorisation of Popillia japonica

Published on: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Popillia japonica(Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) for the EU. P. japonica is a distinguishable species listed in Annex IAII of Council Directive 2000/29/EC. It is native to Japan but established in the USA in the early 20th century. It spreads from New Jersey to most US states east of the Mississippi, some to the west and north into Canada. P. japonica feeds on over 700 plant species. Adults attack folia...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

8-11-2018

Hazard analysis approaches for certain small retail establishments and food donations: second scientific opinion

Hazard analysis approaches for certain small retail establishments and food donations: second scientific opinion

Published on: Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 In 2017, EFSA published a ‘simplified’ food safety management system (FSMS) for certain small retail establishments (butcher, grocer, baker, fish and ice cream shop) based on the application of prerequisite programme (PRP) criteria. The aim of this opinion was to develop similar FSMSs for other small retail enterprises including retail distribution centres, supermarkets, restaurants (including pubs and other catering activities) and food donation. The latter...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

5-11-2018

STIHL Limited recalls STIHL MSA 161 T Battery Operated Arborist Chain Saw

STIHL Limited recalls STIHL MSA 161 T Battery Operated Arborist Chain Saw

The side inter-lock button may stick when gripping the machine, which could cause the throttle trigger to remain depressed and the chain to continue to run even after releasing the throttle trigger. This can pose a risk of laceration to the user or bystander.

Health Canada

30-10-2018

Mountain Warehouse Limited recalls BPA-Free Printed Kids' Water Bottles

Mountain Warehouse Limited recalls BPA-Free Printed Kids' Water Bottles

If the spout of the water bottle becomes detached during use, a small ring can be exposed and both the spout and the ring may pose a choking hazard.

Health Canada

30-10-2018

Pest categorisation of Aleurocanthus spp.

Pest categorisation of Aleurocanthus spp.

Published on: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Aleurocanthus spp., a well‐defined insect genus of the whitefly family Aleyrodidae (Arthropoda: Hemiptera). Difficulties within the taxonomy of the genus give doubt about the ability to accurately identify some members to species level. Nevertheless, the genus is thought to currently include about ninety species mainly reported from tropical and subtropical areas. The genus is listed in Council Dir...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-10-2018

FDA Warns Two Firms about Monensin Contamination in Horse Feed

FDA Warns Two Firms about Monensin Contamination in Horse Feed

FDA has issued warning letters to two feed mills that mixed horse feed containing monensin, an animal drug that is toxic and potentially lethal to horses. This should be a reminder to all feed manufacturers making medicated feeds that they must remain vigilant about adhering to CGMP requirements.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

17-10-2018

Pest categorisation of Stagonosporopsis andigena

Pest categorisation of Stagonosporopsis andigena

Published on: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Stagonosporopsis andigena, the causal agent of black blight of potato, for the EU. The pest is a well‐defined fungal species and reliable methods exist for its detection and identification. S. andigena is present in Bolivia and Peru. The pest is not known to occur in the EU and is listed in Annex IAI of Directive 2000/29/EC as Phoma andina, meaning its introduction into the EU is prohibited. The ma...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-10-2018

Pest categorisation of Thecaphora solani

Pest categorisation of Thecaphora solani

Published on: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of the fungus Thecaphora solani, the causal agent of smut of potato, for the EU. The identity of the pest is well established and reliable methods exist for its detection and identification. T. solaniis present in Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru and Venezuela. The pathogen is not known to occur in the EU and is listed in Annex IAI of Directive 2000/29/EC, meaning its introducti...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-10-2018

Lumpy skin disease: scientific and technical assistance on control and surveillance activities

Lumpy skin disease: scientific and technical assistance on control and surveillance activities

Published on: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The duration of the vaccination campaign sufficient to eliminate lumpy skin disease (LSD) mainly depends on the vaccination effectiveness and coverage achieved. By using a spread epidemiological model, assuming a vaccination effectiveness of 65%, with 50% and 90% coverage, 3 and 4 years campaigns, respectively, are needed to eliminate LSD. When vaccination effectiveness is 80% to 95%, 2 years of vaccination at coverage of 90% is sufficient to eliminate LSD vir...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

16-10-2018

Pest categorisation of Cronartium harknessii, Cronartium kurilense and Cronartium sahoanum

Pest categorisation of Cronartium harknessii, Cronartium kurilense and Cronartium sahoanum

Published on: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Cronartium harknessii, Cronartium kurilense and Cronartium sahoanum, which are well‐defined and distinguishable tree fungal pathogens of the family Cronartiaceae. In 2018, these species were moved from the genus Endocronartium to the genus Cronartium. These pathogens are not known to be present in the EU and are regulated in Council Directive 2...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

16-10-2018

Assessment of low pathogenic avian influenza virus transmission via raw poultry meat and raw table eggs

Assessment of low pathogenic avian influenza virus transmission via raw poultry meat and raw table eggs

Published on: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 A rapid qualitative assessment has been done by performing a theoretical analysis on the transmission of low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) via fresh meat from poultry reared or kept in captivity for the production of meat (raw poultry meat) or raw table eggs. A predetermined transmission pathway followed a number of steps from a commercial or non‐commercial poultry establishment within the EU exposed to LPAI virus (LPAIV) to the onward virus transmission...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

16-10-2018

Pest categorisation of Melampsora farlowii

Pest categorisation of Melampsora farlowii

Published on: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Melampsora farlowii, a well‐defined and distinguishable fungus of the family Melampsoraceae. M. farlowii is the causal agent of a leaf and twig rust of hemlocks (Tsuga spp.) in eastern North America. The pathogen is regulated in Council Directive 2000/29/EC (Annex IAI) as a harmful organism whose introduction into the EU is banned. M. farlowii ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

11-10-2018

Wild boar in focus: Review of existing models on spatial distribution and density of wild boar and proposal for next steps

Wild boar in focus: Review of existing models on spatial distribution and density of wild boar and proposal for next steps

Published on: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 This report provides a review of existing models for predicting the spatial distribution and abundance of wild boar at various scales (global, continental, national and regional) in order to inform the development of a new model to produce estimates of wild boar abundance at European level. The review identifies and discusses a range of models based on a wide variety of data types, corresponding to those targeted by the data collection model set by ENETwild,...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

2-10-2018

"The environment has a real impact on the risk of cancer, although it remains difficult to assess": three questions for Professor Gérard Lasfargues, Managing Director General of the Science for Expertise Division

"The environment has a real impact on the risk of cancer, although it remains difficult to assess": three questions for Professor Gérard Lasfargues, Managing Director General of the Science for Expertise Division

Despite medical advances, cancer remains the leading cause of death in France.  While active smoking, alcohol consumption and an unbalanced diet continue to be the main causes of cancer mortality, the environment has a real impact on the risk of cancer, although it remains difficult to assess.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

28-9-2018

FDA authorizes first next generation sequencing-based test to detect very low levels of remaining cancer cells in patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia or multiple myeloma

FDA authorizes first next generation sequencing-based test to detect very low levels of remaining cancer cells in patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia or multiple myeloma

FDA authorizes first next generation sequencing-based test to detect very low levels of remaining cancer cells in patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia or multiple myeloma

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

22-9-2018

Risk assessment of new sequencing information on genetically modified carnation FLO‐40689‐6

Risk assessment of new sequencing information on genetically modified carnation FLO‐40689‐6

Published on: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The GMO Panel has previously assessed genetically modified (GM) carnation FLO‐40689‐6 and concluded that there is no scientific reason to consider that the import, distribution and retailing in the EU of carnation FLO‐40689‐6 cut flowers for ornamental use will cause any adverse effects on human health or the environment. On 27 October 2017, the European Commission requested EFSA to analyse new nucleic acid sequencing data and updated bioinformatics data for...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

22-9-2018

Risk assessment of new sequencing information for genetically modified soybean BPS‐CV127‐9

Risk assessment of new sequencing information for genetically modified soybean BPS‐CV127‐9

Published on: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The GMO Panel has previously assessed genetically modified (GM) soybean BPS‐CV127‐9. This soybean was found to be as safe and nutritious as its conventional counterpart and commercial soybean varieties with respect to potential effects on human and animal health and the environment in the context of its intended uses. On 16 February 2018, European Commission requested EFSA to analyse new nucleic acid sequencing data and updated bioinformatics data for GM soy...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

19-9-2018

September 19, 2018: Springfield Doctor Sentenced for Illegally Sharing Patient Medical Files

September 19, 2018: Springfield Doctor Sentenced for Illegally Sharing Patient Medical Files

September 19, 2018: Springfield Doctor Sentenced for Illegally Sharing Patient Medical Files

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

19-9-2018

National dietary survey in 2012‐2016 on the general population aged 1‐79 years in the Netherlands

National dietary survey in 2012‐2016 on the general population aged 1‐79 years in the Netherlands

Published on: Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 During the years 2012‐2016, the Dutch National Food Consumption survey was conducted in the Netherlands. For the survey, a random sample was drawn from consumer panels stratified by age and gender and maintained representative to the population with regard to region, address density and educational level. Complete results were obtained for 4,313 persons (response rate 65%); including toddlers, children, adolescents, adults and elderly. Pregnant or lactating ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

18-9-2018

Synthetic pitches: the expert assessments currently available conclude that the risks to health are negligible

Synthetic pitches: the expert assessments currently available conclude that the risks to health are negligible

In recent years, the increasing use of tyre granulates for sports pitches and playgrounds has raised concerns about their potential impact on health and the environment. ANSES has analysed the studies and expert assessments currently available on this topic and reports the main findings regarding the potential risks associated with the use or installation of synthetic pitches. The existing studies conclude that the health risks are of little concern, but point to potential risks to the environment.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

13-9-2018

Use of next‐generation sequencing in microbial risk assessment

Use of next‐generation sequencing in microbial risk assessment

Published on: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Despite the ever increase in rigorous control and monitoring measures to assure safe food along the entire farm‐to‐fork chain, the past decade has also witnessed an increase in microbial food alerts. Hence, research on food safety and quality remain of utmost importance. Complementary, and at least as important, is the necessity to be able to assess the potential microbial risks along the food chain. Risk assessment relies on sound scientific data. Unfortuna...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

12-9-2018

Application of data science in risk assessment and early warning

Application of data science in risk assessment and early warning

Published on: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The currently applied approaches, procedures and tools used for the identification of emerging risks vary greatly among Member States of the EU. EFSA established a structured approach for emerging risk identification that mainly consists of systematically searching, collecting, collating and analysing information and data. In addition, EFSA concluded that new methodologies and tools are needed to facilitate efficient and transparent sharing of data, knowledg...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

11-9-2018

Risk assessment of white willow (Salix alba) in food

Risk assessment of white willow (Salix alba) in food

Published on: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 This Technical Report contains a description of the activities within the work programme of the EU‐FORA Fellowship on the risk assessment of white willow in food. The bark of different varieties of willow has had a long history of medical use as a means to reduce fever and as a painkiller. Willow bark is also used in weight loss and sports performance food supplements. The labelling of these products usually does not mention any restrictions to the length of...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

10-9-2018

FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine Announces Third eSubmitter Webinar in Ongoing Series

FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine Announces Third eSubmitter Webinar in Ongoing Series

On September 19, 2018, the FDA will host the third of a three-part eSubmitter webinar series. This session will provide a platform to answer any remaining questions participants may have after attending or viewing the first two webinars on the use of CVM’s electronic submission tool, eSubmitter.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

10-9-2018

Health Canada updates Canadians on estimates of health risks for recalled valsartan drugs containing NDMA

Health Canada updates Canadians on estimates of health risks for recalled valsartan drugs containing NDMA

OTTAWA –Health Canada is sharing the results of its review of potential long-term health effects involving valsartan drugs that were found to contain the impurity N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). Health Canada scientists have assessed the available data to determine the potential increased risk of developing cancer, to help put the risk into context for Canadians.

Health Canada

7-9-2018

FDA approves new dosage strength of buprenorphine and naloxone sublingual film as maintenance treatment for opioid dependence

FDA approves new dosage strength of buprenorphine and naloxone sublingual film as maintenance treatment for opioid dependence

FDA approved Cassipa (buprenorphine and naloxone) sublingual film (applied under the tongue) for the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

5-9-2018

Outcome of the pesticides peer review meeting on general recurring issues in mammalian toxicology

Outcome of the pesticides peer review meeting on general recurring issues in mammalian toxicology

Published on: Tue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 This technical report reflects the outcome of the mammalian toxicology experts meeting on general recurring issues noted during the EFSA peer reviews of pesticide active substances under Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009. The main issues identified were related to genotoxicity of products and principles of (Q)SAR and read‐across. General presentations on the different EFSA guidance and EFSA developmental activities related to human health risk assessment of pesti...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-9-2018

Spodoptera frugiperda partial risk assessment

Spodoptera frugiperda partial risk assessment

Published on: Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 EFSA was asked for a partial risk assessment of Spodoptera frugiperda for the territory of the EU focussing on the main pathways for entry, factors affecting establishment, risk reduction options and pest management. As a polyphagous pest, five commodity pathways were examined in detail. Aggregating across these and other pathways, we estimate that tens of thousands to over a million individual larvae could enter the EU annually on host commodities. Instigat...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

9-11-2018

TGA presentation: Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association (GBMA) meeting, 2 November 2018

TGA presentation: Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association (GBMA) meeting, 2 November 2018

Short presentation on the ACSS Consortium, the Generic Medicines Working Group and the Generic Medicines Work-Sharing Trial

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

31-10-2018

Summary of changes to the Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code 2018

Summary of changes to the Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code 2018

The main changes that have been made to the 2018 Code and their benefits

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

19-10-2018

New Safety Communication. @US_FDA   is sharing Updated Information To Reduce Potential Cardiac Surgery   Infection Risks Associated With the LivaNova 3T Heater-Cooler Systems. Read More:  https://go.usa.gov/xPnNW  #FDA #MedicalDevice

New Safety Communication. @US_FDA is sharing Updated Information To Reduce Potential Cardiac Surgery Infection Risks Associated With the LivaNova 3T Heater-Cooler Systems. Read More: https://go.usa.gov/xPnNW  #FDA #MedicalDevice

New Safety Communication. @US_FDA is sharing Updated Information To Reduce Potential Cardiac Surgery Infection Risks Associated With the LivaNova 3T Heater-Cooler Systems. Read More: https://go.usa.gov/xPnNW  #FDA #MedicalDevice

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

18-10-2018

ABILIFY MAINTENA (Otsuka Pharmaceutical Netherlands B.V.)

ABILIFY MAINTENA (Otsuka Pharmaceutical Netherlands B.V.)

ABILIFY MAINTENA (Active substance: Aripiprazole) - Centralised - Transfer Marketing Authorisation Holder - Commission Decision (2018)6925 of Thu, 18 Oct 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/002755/T/0026

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

17-10-2018

Interact with experts from CDER, CBER & CDRH to learn what’s important when conducting clinical trials & preparing submissions for FDA review.

Register for FDA #CDERSBIA Clinical Investigator Training Course – November 13-15 in Silver Spring, MD.  https:

Interact with experts from CDER, CBER & CDRH to learn what’s important when conducting clinical trials & preparing submissions for FDA review. Register for FDA #CDERSBIA Clinical Investigator Training Course – November 13-15 in Silver Spring, MD. https:

Interact with experts from CDER, CBER & CDRH to learn what’s important when conducting clinical trials & preparing submissions for FDA review. Register for FDA #CDERSBIA Clinical Investigator Training Course – November 13-15 in Silver Spring, MD. https://go.usa.gov/xPqku  pic.twitter.com/EYNZANlgr9

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration