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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:

In addition to the six committee websites we have also launched a new SAC hub.

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.

FSA Explains

Read our blog to find out more about the SACs, the work that they do now and how they will be involved in our risk analysis process after the Transition Period.