Joint SACN/COT Working Group on the timing of introduction of allergenic foods into the infant diet: 9 Dec 2016

Last updated:
14 February 2017
Agenda, papers and minutes of the meeting of the Subgroup held at Skipton House, London

Agenda

10.00. 1 Chairs’ welcome and introduction 

10.05. 2 Background to the working group and purpose of the meeting. Paper for information SACN COT/Allergenic/16/01

10.10. 3 Agreement of terms of reference, output from the group, and process. Paper for discussion SACN COT/Allergenic/16/02

10.40. 4 Current government advice on infant feeding, to cover exclusive breastfeeding to around six months and the timing of introduction of  solid foods, including potentially allergenic foods, into the infant diet. Paper for information SACN COT/Allergenic/16/03

11.00. 5 BRAFO tiered approach for benefit-risk assessment of foods Presentation by Professor Alan Boobis and background paper
 SACN COT/Allergenic/16/04

11.30. 6 Evidence on the timing of introduction of egg into the infant diet and influence on the risk of development of atopic outcomes and autoimmune disease. Paper for discussion SACN COT/Allergenic/16/05

13.30. 7 Evidence on the timing of introduction of peanut into the infant diet and influence on the risk of development of atopic outcomes and autoimmune disease. Paper for discussion SACN COT/Allergenic/16/06

15.00. 8 Agreement on conclusions of this group

 16.00. 9 Next steps and timings

16.30. 10 AOB

Meeting close 

Minutes