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The Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer products and the Environment (COT) has peer reviewed a double blind randomised crossover study of aspartame, commissioned by the Food Standards Agency (FSA). COT is a committee of independent experts that provides advice to the FSA and other parts of government.
A company has asked the FSA's expert advisers on novel foods to consider an application and an opinion for chia seeds to be approved for use in the European Union (EU) under the simplified approval procedure. Views are wanted on the application and the independent experts' draft opinion.