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[UK] SACN-COT statement on the introduction of peanut and hen's egg into the infant diet (2018-01-08)

A joint statement assessing the health benefits and risks of the introduction of peanut and hen’s egg into the infant diet before six months of age in the UK .

 


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SACN-COT statement assessing the health benefits and risks of the introduction of peanut and hen’s egg into the infant diet before 6 months of age in the UK

(https://cot.food.gov.uk/sites/default/files/jointsacncotallergystatementfinal2.pdf)

 

 


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The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) and the Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT) have published a joint statement outlining the assessment undertaken by the joint SACN-COT working group on the timing of introduction of peanut and hen’s egg into the infant diet before 6 months of age in the UK. This paper summarises the findings of the working group and provides consensus advice to government.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sacn-cot-statement-on-the-introduction-of-peanut-and-hens-egg-into-the-infant-diet