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The COT was asked for further advice on the additional information and analysis included in the submission on Salatrims &#8211; a family of low calorie fats &#8211; to meet the concerns previously identified.
At the request of the Drinking Water Inspectorate, the COT was asked to consider the evidence linking the consumption of chlorinated tap water and adverse reproductive outcomes.
The COT has considered a report on the results of research into the human metabolism of nitrate in the form of ionic salts or incorporated into lettuce.
The COT was asked to provide advice to the Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes on the toxicological aspects of certain studies that had been carried out at the Rowett Research Institute.
The advice of the COT, COM and COC on health effects resulting from the use of CS spray as a chemical incapacitant, was sought by the Department of Health, with the support of the Home Office.
The COT was asked to consider a submission seeking food safety clearance of an extract derived from the bark of the pine tree (Pinus pinaster).
The COT considered data on the results of a survey on the concentrations of PCDDs, PCDFs and PCBs in Marine Fish and Fish Products.
The COT was asked by the Veterinary Medicines Directorate to consider the results of surveillance for residues of malachite green (MG), a compound used for the treatment of infections in farmed fish, found in retail trout purchased in the United Kingdom during the years 1996-1998.