Share
Save

IFT 2020 Annual Meeting

Interpreting Gut Microbiome Research in the Safety Evaluation of Foods and Food Ingredients
Chicago, USA
July 12, 2020 – July 15, 2020

Interpreting Gut Microbiome Research in the Safety Evaluation of Foods and Food Ingredients

Summary: The area of safety evaluation of foods, ingredients and supplements with respect to gut microbiome modulation is an open playing field with few existing guardrails. Given the speed of discovery and scientific development in this area, authoritative consensus on safety approaches is needed to support innovation that aligns with a safe and nutritious global food supply.

Format: 90-minute Symposium

Introduction & Background
Moderator/session chair: Khatera Rahmani, PhD, Conagra Brands

The Risks of Ignoring the Microbiome in Chemical Risk Assessments
Joe Rodricks, PhD, Ramboll

Food Ingredient Safety and the Gut Microbiome
Michael Pariza, PhD, University of Wisconsin

Panel Discussion: Future Needs and Directions for Understanding Safety in the Gut Microbiome Space

Panelists will consider the perspectives presented to delineate the strengths and weaknesses of different perspectives and propose future directions.

Learn more about our Gut Microbiome Committee here.

More information on the IFT 2020 meeting is available here.