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  Opinions 2019 Printable version   |   Last update on 06.07.2020

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Advice 25-2019 (PDF)

A draft royal decree concerning the control of zoonotic Salmonella in poultry (dossier SciCom 2019/16)

Advice 24-2019 (PDF)

A draft royal decree on the control of the quality of raw milk and the recognition of interprofessional organisms (dossier SciCom 2019/20)

Advice 23-2019 (PDF)

A draft royal decree on sampling and the analysis thereof (dossier SciCom 2019/14)

Advice 22-2019 (amended by Advice 14-2020) (PDF) Methode voor de risicobeoordeling betreffende de aanwezigheid van vetzuuresters van glycidol in levensmiddelen (dossier SciCom 2016/31 E) Food
Advice 21-2019 (amended by Advices 13-2020)and 17-2020

Action limits for chemicals contaminants in food: MCPD and its esters + furans (dossier SciCom 2016/31 C)

Advice 20-2019 (PDF)

The evaluation of the analysis program of the FASFC regarding forbidden substances in the food chain (dossier SciCom 2018/13)

Advice 19-2019 (PDF)

A draft royal decree modifying the royal decree of 19/11/1987 on the control of organisms harmful to plants and plant products (dossier SciCom 2019/15)

Advice 18-2019 (PDF)

Weight factors for the indicators of the food chain safety barometers (version 2) (dossier SciCom 2019/13)

Advice 17-2019 (PDF)

Request for exemption from the legal requirement to use potable water in a food additive manufacturing process

(dossier SciCom 2019/08)
Rapid opinion 16-2019 (PDF)

An application for approval of screening methods for the analysis of inhibitory substances in the context of the official determination of the quality and composition of milk (dossier SciCom 2019/18)

Opinion 15-2019 (PDF)

Use of the ‘margin of exposure’ (MOE) approach for deriving risk-based action limits for carcinogens unintentionally present in food (dossier SciCom 2018/12)

Urgent advice 14-2019 (PDF) An assessment of the risk and of risk mitigation measures of African Swine Fever introduction in Belgian pig holdings associated to crops and derived products that are produced in the ASF management zones I and II (dossier SciCom 2019/17) Animal
Advice 13-2019 (PDF)

The self-checking guide on slaughter, processing and sale of farmed Salmoniformes on aquaculture farms

(dossier SciCom 2019/01)

Advice 12-2019 (PDF)

Evaluation of the risks of extending the conservation period of two months for pre-packaged foods frozen on the expiry date (dossier SciCom 2019/02)

Advice 11-2019 (PDF)

The growth potential of Listeria monocytogenes in raw milk homestead butter (dossier SciCom 2018/17)

Rapid advice 10-2019 (PDF

The african swine fever (ASF) :

- additional evaluation of the risk of introduction of ASF virus in pig holdings associated with the reopening of forest roads to hikers in zone II (wildlife infected by ASF);

- evaluation of the measures implemented for the depopulation of wild boars

Rapid advice 09-2019 (PDF)

The risk of introduction of African swine fever (ASF) in pig holdings associated with a resumption of forestry works in zone II (ASF-contaminated wildlife) (dossier SciCom 2019/10)

Advice 08-2019 (PDF)

The draft royal decree concerning the control program for bovine tuberculosis (dossier SciCom 2019/03)

Rapid advice 07-2019 (PDF) A draft royal decree amending the royal decree of 18 June 2014 related to measures for the prevention of notifiable swine diseases and evaluation of measures related to the conditions for repopulation of pig holdings in areas infected with African swine fever and related to transport and gathering of pigs (dossier SciCom 2019/06) Animal
Advice 06-2019 (PDF)

The management of animal by-products following outbreaks of tuberculosis, brucellosis, botulism or African Swine fever (dossier SciCom 2018/10)

Urgent advice 05-2019 (PDF) An assessment of the risk of African Swine Fever introduction in Belgian pig holdings associated to the access to forest roads for hikers in zone II, a risk area with ASF in wild boars (dossier SciCom 2019/07) Animal
Advice 04-2019 (PDF) The toxicological concerns of possible alternatives for bisphenol A in materials that are destined to come into contact with foodstuffs (dossier SciCom 2018/08) Food
Rapid advice 03-2019 (PDF)

The risk assessment concerning the presence of the bacterium Xylella fastidiosa in Belgium on olive trees imported from Spain (dossier SciCom 2019/04)

Advice 02-2019 (PDF) The FASFC analyses program regarding process contaminants (dossier SciCom 2018/03) Food
Advice 01-2019 (PDF) The analysis program regarding GMOs and their derivative products in food and feed (dossier SciCom 2018/09) Various
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