COT Working Group Reports
Last updated: 01 September 2020
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Lowermoor Report 2013
Report, appendices and additional information relating to the Lowermoor incident.
COT report on variability and uncertainty in toxicology (2007)
The COT established a working group to consider variability and uncertainty in toxicology.
Report on phytoestrogens and health (2003)
The Committee on Toxicity (COT) has published a report on the possible health implications of phytoestrogens in our diet.
COT Review of the Risk Assessment of Mixtures of Pesticides and Similar Substances (2002)
This report of the Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment prepared at the request of the Food Standards Agency, considers the risk assessment of multiple residues of pesticides and veterinary medicines in food, and of multiple sources of exposure to these substances.
Adverse reactions to food and food ingredients (2000)
This report by the COT considers adverse reactions to food both of immune origin (food allergy) and non-immune origin (food intolerance).
COT report on organophosphates (1999)
This report, drafted by the Working Group on Organophosphates, considers whether single, prolonged or repeated exposure to low doses of organophosphate compounds (OPs) can cause long-term adverse health effects.
COT report on peanut allergy (1998)
Peanut allergic individuals can undergo a severe, life-threatening reaction following exposure to peanut allergens. A Working Group of the COT was established to advise whether there is an association between early exposure to peanuts and peanut products and the incidence of peanut allergy in later life.