Chairman's Introduction

Professor A A Jackson CBE MA MD FRCP FRCPCH FRCPath

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. Read more...


Narrative Synthesis of Health Effects of Potential Dietary Fibre Components - 13th October 2008 - Click here to view

SACN statement on genetic testing - 22nd October 2008 - Click here to view

The Nutritional Wellbeing of the British Population - 22nd October 2008 -                   Click here to view

SACN statement on 'Good Night Milks' - 19th November 2008 - Click here to view

Forthcoming Meetings

Maternal and Child Nutrition 15th May 2009
Main SACN Meetings 10th June 2009
Maternal and Child Nutrition 11th September 2009

Latest Meetings

Energy Requirements 3rd April 2009
Carbohydrate 23rd March 2009
Folate-Cancer 2nd March 2009