Statements

A

COT statements and position papers on topics beginning with A. Please note that links to the national archive may not be compatible with accessibility readers.

Last updated: 14 December 2020

Acid sweets

Adverse reactions to acid sweets (2004)

External link to the national archive for the 2004 COT statement on adverse reactions to acid sweets

Acrylamide

Potential risks from acrylamide in the diet of infants and young children (2016)

External link to the national archive for the 2016 COT Statement on Acrylamide

Additives

Potassium-based replacements for sodium chloride and sodium-based additives (2017)

External link to the national archive for the 2017 COT statement on potassium-based replacements for sodium chloride and sodium-based additives

Health effects of mixtures of food additives (T01040/41) (2008)

External link to the national archive for the 2008 COT statement on FSA funded research on health effects of mixtures of food additives (T01040/41)

Research project (TO7040) investigating the mixtures of certain food colours and a preservative on behaviour in children (2007)

External link to the national archive for the 2007 COT statement on research project (TO7040) investigating the mixtures of certain food colours and a preservative on behaviour in children

Food additives and developmental neurotoxicity (2006)

External link to the national archive for the 2006 COT statement on food additives and developmental neurotoxicity

Research project investigating the effect of food additives on behaviour (2002)

External link to the national archive for the 2002 COT statement on a research project investigating the effect of food additives on behaviour

Alcohol

The interaction of caffeine and alcohol and their combined effects on health and behaviour (2012)

External link to the national archive for the 2012 COT Statement on the interaction of caffeine and alcohol and their combined effects on health and behaviour

Allergic disease

Maternal and infant dietary exposures and allergy, and risk of development of atopic outcomes and autoimmune disease (2017)

External link to the national archive for the 2017 COT statement on maternal and infant dietary exposures and allergy

Risks of chemical toxicity and allergic disease in relation to infant diet (2012)

External link to the national archive for the 2012 COT overarching statement on risks of chemical toxicity and allergic disease in relation to infant diet

Allergenic foods

The timing of introduction of allergenic foods (2016)

External link to the national archive for the 2016 COT statement on the timing of introduction of allergenic foods

COT joint statement on the timing of introduction of gluten into the infant diet (2011)

External link to the national archive for the 2011 joint COT statement on the timing of the introduction of gluten into the infant diet

Review of the 1998 COT recommendations on peanut avoidance (2008)

External link to the national archive for the 1998 COT statement on the review of the 1998 COT recommendations on peanut avoidance

Aluminium

Addendum to the 2013 COT statement on Aluminium (2016)

External link to the national archive for the 2016 Addendum to the 2013 COT statement on Aluminium

Potential risks from aluminium in the infant diet (2013)

External link to the national archive for the 2013 COT statement on Aluminium

Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning (ASP)

Amnesic shellfish poisoning (ASP) (2001)

External link to the national archive for the 2001 COT statement on ASP

Arsenic

Statement on Arsenic in infants and young children (2016)

External link to the national archive for the 2016 COT statement on Arsenic

Arsenic in food: results of the 1999 total diet study (2003)

External link to the national archive for the 2003 COT statement on arsenic in food: results of the 1999 (TDS)

Aspartame

Current status of the randomized double-blind volunteer study on aspartame (2013)

External link to the national archive for 2013 COT position paper on aspartame