COT statements 2013

COT statements from 2013

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COT statement on aluminium

The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition is reviewing scientific evidence that bears on dietary recommendations for infants and young children. The COT is considering risks that might need to be taken into account. This statement summarises the evidence on risks from aluminium in the infant diet and the conclusions of the COT.

COT position paper on cabin air

The COT has agreed a position paper on possible adverse health effects in the crew of commercial aircraft, as a consequence of episodes in which cabin air becomes contaminated by components and/or combustion products of engine oils (fume events).

COT position paper on aspartame

The COT has agreed a position paper on the current status of the randomized double-blind volunteer study on aspartame conducted at the University of Hull.

COT Statement on Phytoestrogens

The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) is undertaking a review of scientific evidence that bears on the Government’s dietary recommendations for infants and young children. This statement provides an overview of the potential risks from high levels of soya phytoestrogens in the infant diet

COT Statement on Vitamin A

The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) is undertaking a review of scientific evidence that bears on the Government’s dietary recommendations for infants and young children. This statement provides an overview of the potential risks from high levels of vitamin A in the infant diet.

COT statement on lead

The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition is reviewing scientific evidence that bears on dietary recommendations for infants and young children. The COT is considering risks that might need to be taken into account. This statement summarises the evidence on risks from lead in the infant diet and the conclusions of the COT.