Aiming for better recognition of ovarian and laryngeal cancers related to asbestos exposure
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Aiming for better recognition of ovarian and laryngeal cancers related to asbestos exposure

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Wild mushroom season has begun : be vigilant !
14/09/2022

Wild mushroom season has begun : be vigilant !

The arrival of autumn marks the beginning of the wild mushroom picking season. Although wild mushrooms are popular delicacies, some species are nevertheless toxic or even fatal to humans. In 2021, four people died after mistaking a toxic species for an edible species. Whether you are a connoisseur or an occasional picker, you should remain vigilant and comply with good practices to ensure safe consumption.
How to avoid confusing horse chestnuts with sweet chestnuts
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16/09/2022

How to avoid confusing horse chestnuts with sweet chestnuts

The arrival of autumn often sees cases of horse chestnuts being mistaken for sweet chestnuts. Here we give you some tips on how to avoid this.
Occupational asthma : gender differences identified
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14/09/2022

Occupational asthma : gender differences identified

The data of the National Network for the Monitoring and Prevention of Occupational Diseases, led by ANSES, have highlighted differences in the industry sectors and environmental triggers of workers with occupational asthma.
Good practices in the use of veterinary medicines for pets
28/07/2022

Good practices in the use of veterinary medicines for pets

Every year, many accidents are reported following the incorrect storage and use of veterinary medicines. In France, over 400 people were victims of this type of accident in 2020. While most reported cases are minor, more serious cases of poisoning can occur, particularly in young children.
The tiger mosquito

The tiger mosquito

Native to the tropical forests of Southeast Asia, the tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) has adapted to many different environments, particularly urban ones, colonising a vast array of containers in...
PFASs: chemicals in the spotlight

PFASs: chemicals in the spotlight

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are used in many everyday products (technical clothing, fire-fighting foam, food packaging, etc.) due to their specific chemical properties. Extremely...
What is histamine and what can be done to prevent poisoning?

What is histamine and what can be done to prevent poisoning?

Histamine poisoning is one of the main causes of foodborne illness related to fish consumption. However, this poisoning can be avoided by observing hygiene rules, particularly regarding the cold...

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Agency news

29/09/2022
Vie de l'agence

Recovery plan : Energy-efficiency refurbishment of two ANSES sites

As part of the State "France Relance" plan, two energy-efficiency refurbishment projects have been selected to receive a total of €107,174.40 in EU funding.
22/09/2022
Vie de l'agence
Veterinary medicine - ANMV

Franck Fourès appointed Director of the French Agency for Veterinary Medicinal Products

Franck Fourès was appointed Director of the French Agency for Veterinary Medicinal Products, part of ANSES, by order of the Ministers of Agriculture and Health, on 29 July 2022. He will take up his new position on 1 November 2022.
30/08/2022
Vie de l'agence
Animal health and welfare
Plant health

ANSES signs a partnership agreement with Ouest Valorisation TTO to add value to its research results

The Ouest Valorisation TTO and ANSES are signing a partnership agreement today. Its goals are to add value to the research results produced by ANSES's laboratories in the Brittany and Pays de la Loire Regions and develop innovation stemming from their work.