COT statement on a study by the Small Area Health Statistics Unit (SAHSU) on health outcomes in populations living around landfill sites and its results.
COT statement, 'lay' summary and background paper available in pdf form.
A number of human epidemiological studies, reporting increased risks of adverse reproductive effects with caffeine consumption during pregnancy, have been published since this Committee last considered the safety of caffeine in 1984.
COT Statement on amnesic shelfish poisoning and review of whether existing limits for domoic acid concentration are sufficient.
We have been asked to comment on the health implications of the results of a survey conducted by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) to establish whether migration of bisphenol A (BPA) and bisphenol F (BPF) occurs from can coatings into retail samples of canned foods in the UK.
The Committee was informed that the Food Standards Agency may be asked for advice on the risks to public health arising from the contamination of foodstuffs with Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs).