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Chairman's Introduction
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Professor A A Jackson
MA MD FRCP FRCPCH FRCPath
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The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) is an advisory Committee of independent experts that provides advice to the Food Standards Agency and Department of Health as well as other Government Agencies and Departments. Its remit includes matters concerning nutrient content of individual foods, advice on diet and the nutritional status of people. Read more...
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Update on trans fatty acids and health

SACN have now published their report reviewing the evidence on trans fatty acids and health.

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View the papers from the SACN trans fat meeting »

New meeting minutes available

The draft minutes of the main SACN meeting (Folate session) on 7th February are now available:

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The minutes of the folate/cancer meeting on 21st January are also available:

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