Food Standards Agency
Relaunch of independent science advisory committee websites
Today marks the relaunch of the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA) Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) websites.
New websites have been created for the FSA’s independent scientific advisory committees to help ensure we remain open and transparent about our science.
The committees are:
- Advisory Committee on Animal Feeding Stuffs (ACAF)(Opens in a new window)
- Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes (ACNFP) (Opens in a new window)
- Advisory Committee for the Microbiological Safety of Food (ACMSF)(Opens in a new window)
- Advisory Committee on Social Science (ACSS)(Opens in a new window)
- Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT)(Opens in a new window)
- The Science Council (Science Council)(Opens in a new window)
In addition to the six committee websites we have also launched a new SAC hub (Opens in a new window).
The refreshed websites and hub are fully accessible, offer improved search functionality and allow for the publication of cross-committee documents being considered by the SACs.
The SACs provide an essential part to our risk analysis process to ensure that the high standards of food safety and consumer protection we enjoy in the UK is maintained.
The role of science and the committees in the risk analysis process was covered in the latest Chief Scientific Adviser's (CSA) report (Opens in a new window).
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