7th ACSS plenary - June 2021

7th ACSS plenary - June 2021

Last updated: 05 August 2021

Papers from the 7th ACSS plenary meeting on the 22nd June 




7.1: FSA Analytics Updates


This paper provides an update on recent and upcoming FSA Social Science research publications. Examples include:

  • Staff changes including new FSA Chair
  • Updates on Food & You 2 and Kitchen Life 2
  • Input into the food hypersensitivities work programme


7.2: ACSS Scientific Advisory Committees Updates


This paper summarises the recent activity of the FSA's Scientific Advisory Committees in June 2021.


7.3: Assurance Working Group Update 


This paper summarises key activities and future actions of the Assurance Working Group


7.4: Kitchen Life 2 Working Group Update


This paper provides an update on progress for Kitchen Life 2 Working Group, including:

  • Updates on key activities and future actions


7.5: Climate Change and Consumer Behaviour Working Group Update


This paper outlines the activity of the climate change and consumer behaviour working group since the ACSS meeting on 1st December 2020, including:

  • Information on the Expert Workshop
  • Next steps for the Working Group 


P.6: Climate Change and Consumer Behaviour Workshop Summary 


P.7: Food & You 2 Wave 1 Executive Summary


Meeting attendees


Susan Michie - Committee Chair

Julie Hill - Committee Member

Julie Barnett - Committee Member

Hannah Lambie-Mumford - Committee Member

George Gaskell - Committee Member

Dan Rigby - Committee Member

Seda Erdem - Committee Member

Spencer Henson - Committee Member

John Mcternan - Committee Member

Food Standards Agency

Robin May - FSA Chief Scientific Adviser (CSA)

Rick Mumford - Deputy Director - Science Evidence and Research

Michelle Patel - Head of Social Science

Rebecca Gillespie - ACSS Secretariat Lead

Catherine Bartle - ACSS Secretary

Sarah Brabham - ACSS Secretary

Lucy King - Social Science

Peter Learmonth - Economist