Ships in the dawn Octopus
Risk assessment with integrated tools in EU fish production value chains
Fish fillets Seafood

Project papers 

Ani s 11-like protein is a pepsin and heat-resistant major allergen of Anisakis spp. and a valuable tool for Anisakis allergy component-resolved diagnosis

Noelia Carballeda-Sangiao, Ana I. Rodríguez-Mahillo, Mercedes Careche, Alfonso Navas, Teresa Caballero, Javier Dominguez-Ortega, Jesús Jurado-Palomo, Miguel González-Muñoz

Int Arch Allergy Immunol. doi: 10.1159/000444981 (accepted for publication, under edition)

Larval migration of the zoonotic parasite Anisakis pegreffii (Nematoda: Anisakidae) in European anchovy, Engraulis encrasicolus: Implications to seafood safety

P. Cipriani, V. Acerra, B. Bellisario, G. L. Sbaraglia, R. Cheleschi, G. Nascetti, S. Mattiucci

Food Control 2016, 59: 148-157

Third-stage nematode larvae of Contracaecum osculatum from Baltic cod (Gadus morhua) elicit eosinophilic granulomatous reactions when penetrating the stomach mucosa of pigs

S.B. Strom, S. Haarder, R. Korbut, H. Mejer, S.M. Thamsborg, P.W. Kania, K. Buchmann

Parasitology Research 2015, 114(3): 1217-1220 

Antigenicity of Anisakis simplex s.s. L3 in parasitized fish after heating conditions used in the canning processing

M. Tejada, F. Olivares, C. de las Heras, M. Careche, M.T. Solas, M.L. García, A. Fernández, A. Mendizábal, A. Navas, A.I. Rodríguez-Mahillo, M. González-Muñoz

Journal of Science 2015, 95(5): 922-927 

Proteomic profiling and characterization of differential allergens in the nematodes Anisakis simplex sensu stricto and A. pegreffii

S.C. Arcos, S. Ciordia, L. Roberston, I. Zapico, Y. Jiménez-Ruiz, M. González-Muñoz, I. Moneo, N. Carballeda-Sangiao, A. Rodríguez-Mahillo, J.P. Albar, A. Navas

Proteomics 2014, 12: 1547-1568 

Anisakis/Ascaris IgE ratio improves specificity for the diagnosis of Anisakis simplex sensitization in travellers and immigrants

N. Carballeda-Sangiao, A.I. Rodríguez-Mahillo, S. Puente, M.T. Gutiérrez, I. Moneo, M. González-Muñoz

Acta Tropica 2014, 138: 1-4

Increased Contracaecum osculatum infection in Baltic cod (Gadus morhua) livers (1982-2012) associated with increasing grey seal (Halichoerus gryphus) populations

S. Haarder, P. W. Kania, A. Galatius, K. Buchmann

Journal of Wildlife Diseases 2014, 50(3): 537-543 

Effect of Anisakis simplex (sl) larvae on the spoilage rate and shelf-life of fish mince products under laboratory conditions

C.S. Svanevik, B.T. Lunestad, A. Levsen

Food Control 2014, 46: 121-126 

Emerging Pseudoterranova decipiens (Krabbe, 1878) problems in Baltic cod, Gadus morhua L., associated with grey seal colonization of spawning grounds

K. Buchmann, P. Kanis

Journal of Fish Disease 2012, 35: 861-866



Other articles related to the topic

Development and evolution of risk assessment for food allergens

R. W. R. Crevel, J. L. Baument, A. Baka, G. F. Houben, A. C. Knulst, A. G. Kruizinga, S. Luccioli, S. L. Taylor, C. B. Madsen

Food and Chemical Toxicology 2014 (in press)

You can access a summary of this paper in EUFIC's website here

Translating reference doses into allergen management practice: Challenges for stakeholders

R. W. R. Crevel, J. L. Baument, S. Luccioli, A. Baka, S. Hattersley, J. O'B. Hourihane, S. Ronsmans, F. Timmermans, R. Ward, Y. Chung

Food and Chemical Toxicology 2014 (in press) 

You can access a summary of this paper in EUFIC's website here

The European Union Summary Report on Trends and Sources of Zoonoses, Zoonotic Agents and Food-borne Outbreaks in 2012.

EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) and ECDC (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control), 2014.

EFSA Journal 2014;12(2):3547, 312 pp.

Multicriteria-based ranking for risk management of food-borne parasites

FAO and WHO, 2014. Microbiological Risk Assessment Series No. 23. Rome. 302pp.

Available for downloading at

Advances in the risk management of unintended presence of allergenic foods in manufactured food products – An overview

S. Hattersley, R. Ward, A. Baka, R. W.R. Crevel

Food and Chemical Toxicology 2014 (in press

You can access a summary of this paper in EUFIC's website here

Complimentary white paper on Allergen Management

E. Komitopoulou

SGS 2014. Available for downloading here.

Anisakis simplex (s.l.) in Grey gurnard (Eutrigla gurnardus) from the North Sea: Food safety considerations in relation to fishing ground and distribution in the flesh

A. Levsen, H. Karl

Food Control 2014, 36(1): 15-19 

Anti-Anisakis IgE Seroprevalence in the Healthy Croatian Coastal Population and Associated Risk Factors

I. Mladineo, V. Poljak, V. Martínez-Sernández, F. M. Ubeira

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2014, 8(2)

Scientific Opinion on Priority topics for the development of risk assessment guidance by EFSA’s Scientific Committee

EFSA Scientific Committee

EFSA Journal 2013, 11(8) 

Linking Oceans and Human Health. A Strategic Research Priority for Europe. Position Paper 19

European Marine Board, 2013.

Available for downloading here.

Anisakid Nematodes of Greenland Halibut Reinhardtius hippoglossoides from the Barents Sea

K. Karpiej , J. Dzido , J. Rokicki , A. Kijewska

Journal of Parasitology 2013, 99 (4)

NIR Spectroscopy and Imaging Techniques for Evaluation of Fish Quality—A Review

Dan Liua, Xin-An Zenga & Da-Wen Sun

Applied Spectroscopy Reviews 2013, 48 (8) 

Optimization of the pepsin digestion method for anisakids inspection in the fishing industry

M. Llarena-Reino, C. Piñeiroa, J. Antonio, L. Outeriño, C. Vello, Á. F. González, S. Pascual

Veterinary Parasitology 2013, 191 (3-4) 

Experimental Susceptibility of Gilthead Sea Bream, Sparus aurata, via Challenge with Anisakis pegreffii Larvae

F. Marino, G. Lanteri, A. Passantino, C. De Stefano, A. Costa, G. Gaglio, F. Macrì

BioMed Research International 2013, Article ID 701828

Foodstuff authentication from spectral data: Toward a species-independent discrimination between fresh and frozen–thawed fish samples

M. Ottavian, L. Fasolato, P. Facco, M. Barolo

Journal of Food Engeneering 2013, 119 (4)

The role of muscle-invading anisakid larvae on bacterial contamination of the flesh of post-harvest blue whiting (Micromesistius poutassou)

C. Smith Svanevik, A. Levsen, B. T. Lunestad

Food Control 2013, 30(2) 

Host range, host ecology, and distribution of more than 11 800 fish parasite species

G. Strona, M. L. D. Palomares, N.S Bailly, P. Galli, K. D. Lafferty

Ecology 2013, 94(2) 

Libro de Enfermedades Alérgicas

J. M. Zubeldia, M. L. Baeza, I. Jáuregui, C. J. Senent

Fundación BBVA 2012. Available for being downloaded here.

Molecular characterization of anisakid nematodes in fishes of the Northern Sardinian Sea

Tedde T., Piras M.C., Merella P., Mele P., Lorenzoni G., Rosa M.N., Salza S., Assaretti A., Santoru F., Marongiu E., Virgilio S.

Italian Journal of Food Safety 2012, 1(4) 

Abstracts from the 1st International Symposium on Strategies for Management of Parasitized Seafoof Products

S. Pascual, Á. F. González, C. Vello, L. Outeiriño

Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas & Comercial Hospitalaria Grupo 3, 2011

Available here

Abstracts from the VIII International Symposium of Fish Parasites

South American Ictioparasitologist Consortium, 2011.