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The Food Standards Agency's approach to managing the interests of its external scientific advisers

The Food Standards Agency is updating its guidance on managing interests and any conflicts of interest for the FSA’s external scientific advisers. This document has been developed to meet a recommendation of the “Triennial review of six FSA Scientific Advisory Committees” (2016).
Summary of responses

Who will this consultation be of most interest to?

People who act as external scientific advisers to the FSA, as members of Science Advisory Committees, external appraisers or in other specialist advisory roles, and people with an interest in this work. 

Consultation subject

Updated guidance on managing interests and any conflicts of interest for the FSA’s external scientific advisers. This document has been developed to meet a recommendation of the “Triennial review of six FSA Scientific Advisory Committees” (2016).

Consultation purpose

To seek stakeholders’ comments and views on the updated approach and guidance, including on its effectiveness, clarity and whether the measures specified are proportionate to the risks.

Comments and views

All comments and views should be sent to:

Patrick Miller
Chief Scientific Adviser’s Team
Science, Evidence and Research Division
Aviation House
125 Kingsway
London WC2B 6NH

You can also respond to the consultation questions via our online survey: http://bit.ly/2wMZpv3

020 7276 8277
Patrick.Miller@food.gov.uk

Publication of response summary

Within three months of a consultation ending we aim to publish a summary of responses received and provide a link to it from this page.

You can find information on how we handle data provided in response to consultations in our Consultations privacy notice.

Further information

This consultation has been prepared in accordance with HM Government Consultation Principles. If an Impact Assessment has been produced, this is included in the consultation documents. If no Impact Assessment has been provided, the reason will be given in the consultation document.