2014 ILSI North America Food, Nutrition & Safety Program (FNSP) Mid-Year Meeting

Washington, DC, USA
July 22, 2014 – July 23, 2014

The ILSI North America Food, Nutrition and Safety Program (FNSP) mid-year meeting combines presentations on topics of current interest with reports on progress within the organization’s new and on-going programs.

Mid-Year Meeting
Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Videos of speaker presentations can be found below.

  • Emerging science on lutein and the brain (Liz Johnson, PhD, Tufts University) | Video
  • Rapid detection technologies for the improved safety and quality of foods (Sam Nugen, PhD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst) | Video
  • Norovirus: The perfect foodborne pathogen? (Lee-Ann Jaykus, PhD, North Carolina State University) | Video
  • Dietary Patterns and Health Outcomes: A Systematic Review (Joanne M. Spahn, MS, RDN, USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion) | Video

Pre-Meeting Workshop: “The Role and Use of Nutritional Studies in Evaluating the Safety of a Food or Ingredient”
Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Videos of speaker presentations from this workshop can be found below.

  • Introductory Talk on Methodological Approaches, Issues & Challenges (Paul Coates, PhD, Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health) | Video
  • HESI RISK21 Model and the Traditional Chemical Tox Model (Tim Pastoor, PhD, DABT, Syngenta) | Video
  • Nutrient Risk Assessment: Its Evolution, Adaptation, and Application (Christine Taylor, PhD, Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health) | Video
  • Case Study #1: Vitamin D (Carl Keen, PhD, University of California, Davis) | Video
  • Case Study #2: Folate and the Fungal Toxin Fumonisin in Corn (Felicia Wu, PhD, Michigan State University) | Video
  • Case Study #3: Partially Hydrogenated Oils (PHOs) (Michael Dourson, PHD, TERA) | Video
  • Oral Ingestions of Nanoparticles, Intestinal Processing, Bioavailability, and Potential Toxicity Assessment Challenges (David Grainger, PhD, University of Utah) | Video
  • A Holistic Approach from a Public Health Perspective (Jeff Blumberg, PhD, Tufts University) | Video
  • Improving the Utility of Risk Assessment for Public Health Decision-Making: Possible Applications to Food and Food Constituents (Joseph Rodricks, PhD, Environ) | Video