General Advisory Committee on Science (GACS)

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The General Advisory Committee on Science (GACS), was formally dissolved on 31 March 2017 and replaced by the FSA Science Council.

The General Advisory Committee on Science (GACS) was formally dissolved on 31 March 2017 and replaced by the FSA Science Council.

The last meeting of the GACS was held on 24 March 2016 and the new Science Council came into being on 1 April 2017. 

The dissolution comes following the Triennial Review of six Food Standards Agency Scientific Advisory Committees, which concluded that the GACS be replaced by a new, high level Science Council. 

This Committee website will no longer be updated.

Click here for more information on the FSA Science Council.

News

GACS meeting 24 March 2016

The General Advisory Committee on Science (GACS) is issuing an open invitation to its 17th meeting, which will be held in London on Thursday 24 March.

GACS open meeting: 1 October 2015

The General Advisory Committee on Science (GACS) is issuing an open invitation to its 16th meeting, which will be held in London on Thursday 1 October 2015.