COT Meeting: 5 July 2016

Last updated:
21 June 2016
Agenda and papers for the meeting of the Committee at 10.00am on Tuesday, 5th July 2016 in Conference Rooms 4 & 5, Aviation House, 125 Kingsway, London WC2 6NH -

Agenda

1.  Apologies for absence

2.  Draft minutes of May meeting  TOX/MIN/2015/03

3.  Matters arising

4.  Histamine in food : additional information for discussion  TOX/2016/24

5.  Scoping paper on the potential risks from electronic nicotine (or non-nicotine) device systems in users and non-users (bystanders): a focused overview. The COT Members considered that the possible human health effects of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) or electronic non-nicotine delivery systems (ENNDS) was a topic of concern that should be evaluated by the COT.  TOX/2016/25

6.  First draft statement on evidence regarding duration of total and exclusive breastfeeding, timing of solid food introduction and maternal and infant dietary exposures and influence on the risk of development of atopic outcomes and autoimmune disease (reserved business). This draft COT statement summarises the available information and the Committee’s provisional conclusions. TOX/2016/26

6.  Second draft statement on the introduction of allergenic foods to the infant diet and influence on the risk of development of atopic outcomes and autoimmune disease (reserved business). This draft COT statement summarises the available information and the Committee’s provisional conclusions. TOX/2016/27

7.  Statement on the potential risks from hexabromocyclododecanes (HBCDDs) in the infant diet. This draft COT statement summarises the available information and the Committee’s provisional conclusions. TOX/2016/28

8.  Discussion paper on the results of the 2014 survey of metals and other elements in infant foods. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has completed a survey of 15 elements in the 2014 survey of metals and other elements in infant formula, commercial infant foods, and other foods (non-infant specific foods). The COT is invited to comment on the analytical results from the survey. TOX/2016/29

9.  Paper for information: FSA Scientific Advisory Committees (SACs) update.     TOX/2016/30

10. Any other business

Date of next meeting – 1st September 2016, Conference Rooms  4 & 5, Aviation House, 125 Kingsway, London WC2 6NH

 

 

 

 

 

Final Minutes