Food Forum Free eBooks (1)

ISBN: 0309073936, 9780309073936
Authors: Food Forum, Food, Nutrition Board
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Keywords: strengthening, connection, workshop, proceedings, assessment, risk, safety, policy, science, food
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Download free ebook: Food Safety Policy, Science, And Risk Assessment: Strengthening The Connection: Workshop Proceedings......
ISBN: 0309064864, 9780309064866
Authors: Food Forum, Institute Of Medicine
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Keywords: direct, food, ingredient, technologies, process, approval, regulatory, decision, making, enhancing
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Download free ebook: Enhancing The Regulatory Decision-making Approval Process For Direct Food Ingredient Technologies......
ISBN: 0309131669, 9780309131667
Authors: Leslie Pray, Ann Yaktine, Rapporteurs; Food Forum; Institute Of Medicine
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Keywords: table, workshop, summary, farm, practices, food, safety, managing
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Legal regulations and manufacturers' monitoring practices have not been enough to prevent contamination of the national food supply and protect consumers from serious harm. In addressing food safety risks, regulators could perhaps better ensure the quality and safety of food by monitoring food production not just at a single point in production but all along the way, from farm to table. Recognizi......
ISBN: 0309137721, 9780309137720
Authors: Leslie Pray, Ann Yaktine, rapporteurs; Food Forum; Institute Of Medicine
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Keywords: summary, workshop, products, food, nanotechnology
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In the food industry, scientists are exploring the potential of nanotechnology to enhance the flavor and other sensory characteristics of foods, introduce antibacterial nanostructures into food packaging and encapsulate and deliver nutrients directly into targeted tissues, among other applications. However, as with any new technology, along with the benefits, there is the potential for unanticipa......
ISBN: 0309108713, 9780309108713
Authors: Carol West Suitor, Ann Yaktine,, Maria Oria, rapporteurs, Food Forum
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Keywords: challenges, workshop, summary, data, methods, risk, assessment, perspectives, nutritional
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Download free ebook: Nutritional Risk Assessment: Perspectives, Methods, And Data Challenges, Workshop Summary......
ISBN: 0309212618, 9780309212618
Authors: Leslie Pray, Laura Pillsbury, Rapporteurs; Food Forum; Institute Of Medicine
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Keywords: effort, workshop, summary, reduction, prevention, food, technology, obesity, leveraging
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Obesity is a major public health challenge. More than one-third of the U.S. adult population is considered obese, a figure that has more than doubled since the mid-1970s. Among children, obesity rates have more than tripled over the same period. Not only is obesity associated with numerous medical complications, but it incurs significant economic cost. At its simplest, obesity is a result of an en......
ISBN: 0309158834, 9780309158831
Authors: Leslie Pray, Caitlin Boon, Emily Ann Miller,, Laura Pillsbury, Rapporteurs; Food Forum; Institute Of Medicine
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Keywords: workshop, summary, foods, safe, healthy, providing
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Does a longer life mean a healthier life? The number of adults over 65 in the United States is growing, but many may not be aware that they are at greater risk from foodborne diseases and their nutritional needs change as they age. The IOM's Food Forum held a workshop October 29-30, 2009, to discuss food safety and nutrition concerns for older adults.......
ISBN: 0309150248, 9780309150248
Authors: Theresa Wizemann, Clare Stroud,, Bruce M. Altevogt, rapporteurs; Forum On Medical, Public Health Preparedness For Catastrophic Events; Forum On Drug Discovery, Development,, Translation; Institute Of Medicine
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Keywords: products, enhance, discovery, approval, summary, workshop, strategies, innovative, emergency, health, medical, countermeasures, enterprise, public
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During public health emergencies such as pandemic influenza outbreaks or terrorist attacks, effective vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, and other medical countermeasures are essential to protecting national security and the public's well-being. The Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasures Enterprise (PHEMCE)--a partnership among federal, state, and local governments; industry; and academia--is ......
ISBN: 0309214904, 9780309214902
Authors: Theresa Wizemann, Bruce M. Altevogt,, Anne B. Claiborne, Rapporteurs; Forum On Drug Discovery, Development,, Translation; Forum On Medical, Public Health Preparedness For Catastrophic Events; Institute Of Medicine
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Keywords: development, workshop, summary, countermeasure, medical, regulatory, science, advancing
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Whether or not the United States has safe and effective medical countermeasures--such as vaccines, drugs, and diagnostic tools--available for use during a disaster can mean the difference between life and death for many Americans. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the scientific community at large could benefit from improved scientific tools and analytic techniques to undertake the comple......
ISBN: 0309148804, 9780309148801
Authors: Bruce Altevogt, Sarah Hanson, Zaam Ssali,, Patricia Cuff, Rapporteurs; Forum On Neuroscience, Nervous System Disorders; Institute Of Medicine; Forum On Health, Nutrition; Uganda Academy Of Sciences
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Keywords: improving, gap, quality, care, summary, workshop, treatment, reducing, substance, neurological, disorders, sub, africa, saharan, mental
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Millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa suffer from mental, neurological, and substance use (MNS) disorders, and most do not have the resources to obtain treatment. The Uganda National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine hosted a workshop to discuss the state of care for MNS disorders in sub-Saharan Africa.......
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