COT statements 2001

In 2001 statements were published on: ASP; the tolerable daily intake for dioxins and dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls; the reproductive effects of caffeine; a study of bisphenols in canned foods; and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons - interim pragmatic guideline limits for use in emergencies; on the health outcomes in populations living around landfill sites.

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COT statement on the reproductive effects of caffeine

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 ASP

COT Statement on amnesic shelfish poisoning and review of whether existing limits for domoic acid concentration are sufficient.

COT statement on a study of bisphenols in canned foods - April 2001

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.