FoodEx2 is a comprehensive food classification and description system developed and maintained by EFSA to cover the needs of data collections in different domains. To ensure its full applicability, the system needs to be kept up to date and therefore, a regular maintenance of the system is needed. Four major updates were carried out so far and all performed changes are described in the annual maintenance reports.

This technical report describes the outcome of the fifth maintenance process done in 2021 which contained addition of new terms, reportability changes of some terms and amendments to existing terms including enrichment of implicit facets and changes of the parent‐child relationship.

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🇪🇺 The European Commission has recently published a working document on 💡Drivers of food security 👉 Full document: ow.ly/nZG450MAU9u ... See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

A warm welcome to a new high-level member of the FS4EU family!🤝SAFE- Safe Food Advocacy Europe is now officially a #SupportingPartner of our multistakeholder #platform 🤩"We need to join as many voices and forces as possible to ensure that the 🇪🇺 food sector is safe for consumers and our environment" ... See MoreSee Less
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📢 Hey, do you know what's new in the #foodsafety sector?!🔴 The January #FS4EUpdates are OUT NOW! Opportunities, news and events are waiting for you!👉 Have a look & download it here ow.ly/aIgk50Msz62 ... See MoreSee Less
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✨ Foodsafety4EU team wishes you the best for the new year! ✨ ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

Have you considered #insects on your #newyearseve menu? Crispy cricket appetizers? 🦗🎄 Or larva powder gingerbread man? 🍪 ⛄Ok, we might have to wait a while before insects become part of traditional dishes served at holiday season. But it is now possible❗ In recent years, the European Commission has authorised 3 insects on the food market: yellow mealworm larva, migratory locusts and house crickets. But only after a #SafetyAssessment performed by the European Food Safety Authority. So yes, those insects are safe to eat! Next Christmas maybe?🎄If there is anything your want to know about insects or other #novelfood, just #AskTheExpert ⁉️👉 Share your questions in the comments or in our survey at ow.ly/o7jO50MawGH ... See MoreSee Less
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