food legislation

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Summary: Laws and regulations concerned with industrial processing and marketing of foods.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Functional foods: a survey of health claims, pros and cons, and current legislation
    Ioannis S Arvanitoyannis
    University of Thessaly, Department of Agriculture, Volos, Hellas, Greece
    Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 45:385-404. 2005
  2. ncbi Market and product assessment of probiotic/prebiotic-containing functional foods and supplements manufactured in South Africa
    M Brink
    Department of Physiological Sciences, Stellenbosch University, W Cape
    S Afr Med J 95:114-9. 2005
  3. ncbi Current status of regulation on GM food in Korea
    Sun Hee Park
    Korea Foof and Drug Administration 5, Nokbun dong, Eunpyung Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Shokuhin Eiseigaku Zasshi 46:J4-7. 2005
  4. ncbi Food quality and safety: traceability and labeling
    John R Lupien
    Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 45:119-23. 2005
  5. ncbi Implications of food regulations for novel foods. Safety and labeling
    John R Lupien
    Adjunct Professor of Food Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass, USA
    World Rev Nutr Diet 95:140-50. 2005
  6. ncbi Organization of risk analysis in the EU and the new EU food regulation
    M C Pina
    Instituto de Agroquimica y Tecnologia de Alimentos, Valencia, Spain
    Dtsch Tierarztl Wochenschr 113:407-12. 2006
  7. ncbi An Asian perspective on GMO and biotechnology issues
    Paul P S Teng
    Natural Sciences and Science Education, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 637616
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:237-40. 2008
  8. ncbi [Biologically active food supplements: legislative and regulator basis. Report 2]
    B P Sukhanov
    Vopr Pitan 73:40-2. 2004
  9. ncbi Health claims in Europe: new legislation and PASSCLAIM for substantiation
    Nils Georg Asp
    SNF Swedish Nutrition Foundation, Ideon Science Park, SE 22370 Lund, Sweden
    J Nutr 138:1210S-5S. 2008
  10. ncbi [Chemical food contaminants]
    D Schrenk
    Technische Universitat, Kaiserslautern
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 47:841-7. 2004

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  1. ncbi Functional foods: a survey of health claims, pros and cons, and current legislation
    Ioannis S Arvanitoyannis
    University of Thessaly, Department of Agriculture, Volos, Hellas, Greece
    Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 45:385-404. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi Market and product assessment of probiotic/prebiotic-containing functional foods and supplements manufactured in South Africa
    M Brink
    Department of Physiological Sciences, Stellenbosch University, W Cape
    S Afr Med J 95:114-9. 2005
    ..54 of 1972, www.doh.gov.za), and microbial assessment...
  3. ncbi Current status of regulation on GM food in Korea
    Sun Hee Park
    Korea Foof and Drug Administration 5, Nokbun dong, Eunpyung Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Shokuhin Eiseigaku Zasshi 46:J4-7. 2005
  4. ncbi Food quality and safety: traceability and labeling
    John R Lupien
    Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 45:119-23. 2005
    ..Various food and feed problems are mentioned, and the concept of "traceability" is discussed in the context of the broader and more useful approach of using "good practices" at all levels of the food chain...
  5. ncbi Implications of food regulations for novel foods. Safety and labeling
    John R Lupien
    Adjunct Professor of Food Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass, USA
    World Rev Nutr Diet 95:140-50. 2005
  6. ncbi Organization of risk analysis in the EU and the new EU food regulation
    M C Pina
    Instituto de Agroquimica y Tecnologia de Alimentos, Valencia, Spain
    Dtsch Tierarztl Wochenschr 113:407-12. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi An Asian perspective on GMO and biotechnology issues
    Paul P S Teng
    Natural Sciences and Science Education, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 637616
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:237-40. 2008
    ..Because of Asia's growing demand for high volumes of quality food, it is likely that GM crops will become an increasing feature of our diet...
  8. ncbi [Biologically active food supplements: legislative and regulator basis. Report 2]
    B P Sukhanov
    Vopr Pitan 73:40-2. 2004
    ....
  9. ncbi Health claims in Europe: new legislation and PASSCLAIM for substantiation
    Nils Georg Asp
    SNF Swedish Nutrition Foundation, Ideon Science Park, SE 22370 Lund, Sweden
    J Nutr 138:1210S-5S. 2008
    ..PASSCLAIM is useful in assisting applicants for a health claim to prepare their supporting dossiers as well as in aiding agencies responsible for evaluating the scientific evidence for the claim...
  10. ncbi [Chemical food contaminants]
    D Schrenk
    Technische Universitat, Kaiserslautern
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 47:841-7. 2004
    ..Major conditions for a scientific risk assessment and a successful implementation of regulations are highly developed food quality control, food toxicology and nutritional epidemiology...
  11. ncbi [Influence of pharmacologically active substances on food safety]
    M Kietzmann
    Stiftung Tierärztliche Hochschule, Hannover
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 47:834-40. 2004
    ..Because antibacterial drugs are administered frequently, the problem of transferred multiple-drug resistance of bacteria has to be especially considered...
  12. ncbi [Genetically modified plants and food safety. State of the art and discussion in the European Union]
    M Schauzu
    Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung, Berlin
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 47:826-33. 2004
    ....
  13. ncbi Health claims in the United States: an aid to the public or a source of confusion?
    Clare M Hasler
    Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Nutr 138:1216S-20S. 2008
    ..Are U.S. health claims really benefitting public health? Recent evidence suggests that this mode of communication has had limited success and in fact may be misleading to consumers...
  14. ncbi Health claims on foods in Canada
    Mary R L'abbé
    Bureau of Nutritional Sciences, Food Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    J Nutr 138:1221S-7S. 2008
    ....
  15. ncbi The evidence to support health claims for probiotics
    Edward R Farnworth
    Food Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Saint Hyacinthe, QC, Canada
    J Nutr 138:1250S-4S. 2008
    ..On the other hand, at this time, no probiotic product is sold in Canada that carries a label health claim. This illustrates the considerable discrepancies across countries in perception of health effects of probiotics...
  16. ncbi [Legal situation of supplements in the United States and European union]
    Hirobumi Ohama
    The Japanese Institute for Health Foods Standards, 6 26 12 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Yakugaku Zasshi 128:839-50. 2008
    ..The regulations for supplements and health claims currently enforced in both the US and EU are discussed in this article in comparison with the current regulatory systems applied to health foods in Japan...
  17. ncbi European Union food labeling and packaging: the need to strike a balance
    Jon Felice
    Jones Day, London, UK
    Food Drug Law J 63:113-29. 2008
  18. ncbi Label claims for foods and supplements: a review of the regulations
    R Elaine Turner
    Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, University of Florida, PO Box 110370, Gainesville, FL 32611 0370, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 20:21-32. 2005
    ..By understanding the regulatory framework behind label statements and claims, health care professionals can better assist their patients and clients in making informed decisions...
  19. doi Probiotic foods and drugs: impact of US regulatory status on design of clinical trials
    Patricia L Hibberd
    Department of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts New England Medical Center, and 2Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:S137-40; discussion S144-51. 2008
    ....
  20. ncbi Use of botanicals in food supplements. Regulatory scope, scientific risk assessment and claim substantiation. 2005
    P Coppens
    European Responsible Nutrition Alliance, Brussels, Belgium
    Ann Nutr Metab 50:538-54. 2006
    ..In the case of botanical food supplements, all food law provisions apply to their manufacturing, composition and marketing, including the new claims legislation...
  21. ncbi Residues from veterinary medicinal products, growth promoters and performance enhancers in food-producing animals: a European Union perspective
    J Serratosa
    Panel on Animal Health and Welfare, European Food Safety Authority, Parma, Italy
    Rev Sci Tech 25:637-53. 2006
    ..Substances which are considered illegal because their risks have not yet been assessed, such as those employed in minority species or for minor uses, are also discussed...
  22. ncbi Food allergens submitted to compulsory food labelling in the 50 highest-selling drugs in France
    D Piney
    Pharmacie, Immunologie Clinique et Allergologie, Centre Hospitalier de Nancy, Hopital Central, 29 Avenue du Marechal de Lattre de Tassigny, 54035 Nancy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 37:309-13. 2005
    ..It is equally important that the pharmaceutical laboratories implement clear, informative labelling of food allergens, similar to that of the food industry...
  23. ncbi Health and food safety: the benefits of Bt-corn
    Drew L Kershen
    University of Oklahoma College of Law, Norman, Okla, USA
    Food Drug Law J 61:197-235. 2006
  24. ncbi Innovative dietary sources of n-3 fatty acids
    Jay Whelan
    Department of Nutrition, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 1920, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 26:75-103. 2006
    ..All of this is possible because of newer technologies (microencapsulation) and improved processing techniques that ensure stability and preserve the integrity of these unstable fatty acids...
  25. ncbi Aflatoxins in Turkish dried figs intended for export to the European Union
    H Z Senyuva
    Ankara Test and Analysis Laboratory, Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey, Ankara 06330, Turkey
    J Food Prot 70:1029-32. 2007
    ..There were also substantial differences in the relative proportions of aflatoxins B1, B2, G1, and G2 among samples, suggesting different contributing fungal sources...
  26. ncbi Beyond food and evil
    Jim Chen
    University of Louisville, Louis D Brandeis School of Law
    Duke Law J 56:1581-6. 2007
  27. ncbi Food safety--who is responsible?
    Bernard E Rollin
    Department of Philosophy, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523 1781, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 3:157-62. 2006
    ..In such a world, it is incumbent on industry to educate the public with regard to consumer minimization of food safety risks, the impossibility of zero-risk situations, and the economic costs to freedom of protectionism...
  28. ncbi [Consumer risk assessment in case of maximum residue levels (MRLs) violations in food]
    Paweł Struciński
    Zakład Toksykologii Srodowiskowej, Państwowy Zaklad Higieny, 00 791 Warszawa, ul Chocimska 24
    Rocz Panstw Zakl Hig 58:377-88. 2007
    Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs), as legally binding normative values, have appeared in Polish food legislation for the first time in 1993...
  29. ncbi Strategies to evaluate the safety of bioengineered foods
    Bryan Delaney
    Pioneer Hi Bred International, Inc, DuPont Agriculture and Nutrition, Johnston, Iowa 50131 0550, USA
    Int J Toxicol 26:389-99. 2007
    ..From this comparison it can be seen that the strategies used to assess the safety of bioengineered foods are at least as robust as that used to assess the safety of typical food ingredients...
  30. ncbi Health foods and foods with health claims in Japan
    Hirobumi Ohama
    Biohealth Research Ltd, 6 26 12 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Toxicology 221:95-111. 2006
    ..have been discussed. Furthermore, issues related to positioning and definition of supplements are also discussed in the light of the enhancement of understanding the beneficial roles that supplements may play for human health in Japan...
  31. ncbi Nutritional characterisation of foods: science-based approach to nutrient profiling. Summary report of an ILSI Europe workshop held in April 2006
    Inge Tetens
    The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Søborg, Denmark
    Eur J Nutr 46:4-14. 2007
    ..It is essential that key stakeholders continue to communicate and work together on the complex issues of nutrient profiling...
  32. ncbi Legislation relating to nutraceuticals in the European Union with a particular focus on botanical-sourced products
    Om P Gulati
    Scientific and Regulatory Affairs, Horphag Research Management SA, Avenue Louis Casaï 71, 1216 Geneva, Switzerland
    Toxicology 221:75-87. 2006
    ..These issues are crucial and are being discussed at EU Parliament and Commission level during the development of the health claim regulations...
  33. ncbi The importance of GRAS to the functional food and nutraceutical industries
    George A Burdock
    Burdock Group, 888 17th Street NW, Suite 810, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Toxicology 221:17-27. 2006
    ....
  34. doi Regulation of probiotic substances as ingredients in foods: premarket approval or "generally recognized as safe" notification
    Antonia Mattia
    Division of Biotechnology and GRAS Notice Review, Office of Food Additive Safety, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, US Food and Drug Administration, College Park, Maryland 20740, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:S115-8; discussion S144-51. 2008
    ..A balanced picture of information about the microorganism and its characteristics is needed to make conclusions about its safety...
  35. doi US Food and Drug Administration regulations governing label claims for food products, including probiotics
    Leila G Saldanha
    NutrIQ LLC, Alexandria, Virginia 22303, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:S119-21; discussion S144-51. 2008
    ..Probiotics are live microorganisms (in most cases, bacteria) that are similar to beneficial microorganisms found in the human gut...
  36. ncbi Is my yogurt lying? Developing and applying a framework for determining whether wellness claims on probiotic yogurts mislead
    Leah A Satine
    Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett and Dunner, L L P, Washington, DC, USA
    Food Drug Law J 63:537-77. 2008
  37. ncbi Regulatory frameworks for functional foods and dietary supplements
    Christine Lewis Taylor
    Office of Nutritional Products, Labeling and Dietary Supplements, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, MD 20704, USA
    Nutr Rev 62:55-9. 2004
    ..This article provides an overview of the Food and Drug Administration's regulatory framework for these products; it also highlights issues that are emerging and will require consideration and dialog...
  38. ncbi Dietary supplements: how they are used and regulated
    J Hathcock
    Council for Responsible Nutrition, Washington, DC 20036-1609, USA
    J Nutr 131:1114S-7S. 2001
    ..Therefore, the wording of S/F claims for DS has become a difficult issue in the proposed DS labeling regulations...
  39. ncbi [State surveillance and control of food quality and safety in USA]
    V A Berman
    Vopr Pitan 72:22-7. 2003
    ..Legal terms and definitions set by Federal Food, Drug and Safety Act for food safety and quality as well as basis requirements set in U.S.A. for food operation facilities are also discussed...
  40. ncbi GM labeling in China beset by problems
    Hepeng Jia
    Nat Biotechnol 21:835-6. 2003
  41. ncbi Public health. Toward evidence-based health claims for foods
    Martijn B Katan
    Division of Human Nutrition and Epidemiology, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    Science 299:206-7. 2003
  42. ncbi [Food labelling and the role of citizens: reading a food label. Note 2]
    Giuliana Marinelli
    Universita degli Studi di L Aquila, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Sanita Pubblica, Settore Igiene Ambientale e degli Alimenti e Bevande, L Aquila, Italy
    Ig Sanita Pubbl 61:59-68. 2005
    ..This review discusses European and Italian regulations concerning labelling of commercial beef (whether packed or not) and highlights their salient points in order to define criteria for correct beef labelling...
  43. ncbi Traceability in the food animal industry and supermarket chains
    R G Pettitt
    Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Room 204, 1a, Page Street, London, SW1P 4PQ, United Kingdom
    Rev Sci Tech 20:584-97. 2001
    ..In order to maximise sales in a depressed market, producer groups have themselves developed a multiplicity of assurance schemes...
  44. ncbi The precautionary principle and other non-tariff barriers to free and fair international food trade
    John R Lupien
    University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
    Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 42:403-15. 2002
    ..National food legislation and food production, processing and marketing systems have evolved in most countries to ensure better quality ..
  45. pmc EU to ban use of unsubstantiated health claims for food products
    Rory Watson
    BMJ 327:182. 2003
  46. ncbi Europe angers US with strict GM labeling
    Peter Mitchell
    Nat Biotechnol 21:6. 2003
  47. ncbi Labeling to manage marketing of GM foods
    Stuart Smyth
    Agricultural Economics, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7N 5A8, Canada
    Trends Biotechnol 21:389-93. 2003
    ..Here we assess and reject mandatory labeling as an appropriate response...
  48. ncbi The Food and Drug Administration's import alerts appear to be "misbranded"
    Christine M Humphrey
    Food Drug Law J 58:595-612. 2003
  49. ncbi Questions linger over European GM food regulations
    Daniel Ramón
    Nat Biotechnol 22:149. 2004
  50. ncbi [Safety of food contact articles in RASFF system]
    Kazimiera Cwiek-Ludwicka
    Zakład Badania Zywności i Przedmiotów Uzytku Państwowy Zakład Higieny 00 791 Warszawa, ul Chocimska 24
    Rocz Panstw Zakl Hig 58:599-607. 2007
    ..Majority of notified articles were made in China. Including of food contact materials into RASFF system allows for rapid withdrawal of non-complying products from the market...
  51. ncbi Flies in the soup--European GM labeling legislation
    Neville Craddock
    Neville Craddock Associates, Tun House, 28 High Street, Bletchingley, Surrey RH1 4PA, UK
    Nat Biotechnol 22:383-4. 2004
  52. ncbi Correcting regulatory chaos: is there light at the tunnel's end?
    Alan T Marty
    J Altern Complement Med 9:459. 2003
  53. ncbi [Monitoring of contamination of foodstuffs with elements noxious to human health. Part II. Mineral waters, soft drinks, fruits, nuts, rice, soybeans, fish and seafood]
    Maria Wojciechowska-Mazurek
    Zakład Badania Zywności i Przedmiotów Uzytku, Narodowy Instytut Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowy Zakład Higieny, Warszawa
    Rocz Panstw Zakl Hig 61:27-35. 2010
    ..metals contents did not give rise to health concerns, remaining generally below the levels set forth in food legislation and being comparable with contamination levels reported in other European countries; and for cadmium--often ..
  54. ncbi Justifying the need to prescribe limits for toxic metal contaminants in food-grade silver foils
    Mukul Das
    Food Toxicology Laboratory, Industrial Toxicology Research Centre, MG Marg, PO Box 80, Lucknow 226001, India
    Food Addit Contam 22:1219-23. 2005
    ..Indian food legislation has included food-grade silver foil and laid down a purity requirement of 99.9%...
  55. ncbi [Mycotoxins in food: legislation and thresholds.]
    Christian Napoli
    Dip Scienze Biomediche ed Oncologia Umana Sez Igiene, Universita degli Studi di Bari
    Ig Sanita Pubbl 65:607-20. 2009
    ..Despite the existence of such legislation, regulations regarding certain products are not very clear (i.e. milk products). More interest should be paid to these food products in terms of regulations and testing...
  56. ncbi Detection of Staphylococcus aureus and enterotoxin genotype diversity in Monte Veronese, a Protected Designation of Origin Italian cheese
    A Poli
    Dipartimento di Medicina e Sanita Pubblica, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Lett Appl Microbiol 45:529-34. 2007
    ..To evaluate the risk associated with the load and enterotoxigenicity of Staphylococcus aureus in Monte Veronese, a PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) cheese of the Lessinia area (Verona, Italy)...
  57. ncbi Ecological-friendly pigments from fungi
    Nelson Duran
    Instituto de Quimica, Biological Chemistry Laboratory, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 42:53-66. 2002
    ..The obstacle to the exploitation of new natural pigments sources is the food legislation, requesting costly toxicological research, manufacturing costs, and acceptance by consumers...
  58. ncbi [Monitoring of contamination of foodstuffs with elements noxious to human health. Part I. Wheat cereal products, vegetable products, confectionery and products for infants and children (2004 year)]
    Maria Wojciechowska-Mazurek
    Zakład Badania Zywności i Przedmiotów Uzytku, Narodowy Instytut Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowy Zakład Higieny, 00 791 Warszawa, ul Chocimska 24
    Rocz Panstw Zakl Hig 59:251-66. 2008
    ..The reported metals contents were not of health concern and generally below the levels set forth in food legislation. The health hazard assessment was performed taking into account the mean contamination obtained and average ..
  59. doi Multiplex, quantitative, ligation-dependent probe amplification for determination of allergens in food
    Stina L Mustorp
    Eurofins Norsk Matanalyse, Moss, Norway
    J Agric Food Chem 59:5231-9. 2011
    ..The allergen-MLPA method is modular and can be adapted by adding probe pairs for other allergens. The DNA-based allergen-MLPA method will constitute a complementary method to the traditional protein-based methods...
  60. ncbi Food legislation and the protection of allergic and hypersensitive persons: an overview
    G H Hey
    LVUA Neumünster, Germany
    J Chromatogr B Biomed Sci Appl 756:337-42. 2001
    ..Instruments, which generally were developed for health protection in food legislation, are not suitable to regulate the protection of allergic persons because they automatically would exclude all ..
  61. ncbi Development of MAb-based immunochromatographic assay for cadmium from biological samples
    Kazuhiro Sasaki
    Central Res Inst of Electr Power Ind, 270 1194 Japan
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:1842-5. 2006
    ..In 2005 the joint FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission proposed new international food legislation for low-level Cd contaminants...
  62. doi Potential for improvement of population diet through reformulation of commonly eaten foods
    Joop van Raaij
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 12:325-30. 2009
    ..of feasible reformulation relate mainly to consumer acceptance, safety aspects, technological challenges and food legislation. IMPACT ON KEY NUTRIENT INTAKE AND HEALTH: The potential impact of reformulated foods on key nutrient intake ..
  63. ncbi Listeria outbreak associated with sandwich consumption from a hospital retail shop, United Kingdom
    S J Dawson
    Microbiology Department, The Great Western Hospital, Swindon, United Kingdom
    Euro Surveill 11:89-91. 2006
    ..Recent changes in UK food legislation should help diminish the risk of further outbreaks/cases such as ours occurring.
  64. ncbi FDA's review of scientific evidence for health claims
    Barbara Schneeman
    Office of Nutritional Products, Labeling and Dietary Supplements, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, College Park, MD, USA
    J Nutr 137:493-4. 2007
    ..In order to meet its statutory responsibility for evaluation of health claims, the agency has developed guidelines for review of scientific evidence in support of a health claim...
  65. doi EU legislation on food and potable water safety which could be potentially applied on board ferries and cruise ships: a comparison with US legislation
    Ioannis S Arvanitoyannis
    Department of Agriculture Ichthyology and Aquatic Environment, School of Agricultural Sciences, University of Thessaly, Greece
    Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 50:533-66. 2010
    ..Moreover, food and water related hazards, not currently covered by EU legislation, were assessed together with US legislation and other guidelines for cruise ships...
  66. ncbi Evaluation of food supplements containing other ingredients than vitamins and minerals. Opinion of the Senate Commission on Food Safety (SKLM) of the German Research Foundation (DFG)-(shortened version)
    Gerhard Eisenbrand
    Department of Food Chemistry and Toxicology, University of Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany
    Mol Nutr Food Res 51:1300-4. 2007
  67. ncbi Medical foods: products for the management of chronic diseases
    Sarah L Morgan
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, School of Health Related Professions, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 1270, USA
    Nutr Rev 64:495-501. 2006
    ..Newer medical foods are designed to manage hyperhomocysteinemia, pancreatic exocrine insufficiency, inflammatory conditions, cancer cachexia, and other diseases...
  68. pmc State but not district nutrition policies are associated with less junk food in vending machines and school stores in US public schools
    Martha Y Kubik
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, 308 Harvard St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1043-8. 2010
    ....
  69. doi Development and optimisation of a dopant assisted liquid chromatographic-atmospheric pressure photo ionisation-tandem mass spectrometric method for the determination of 15+1 EU priority PAHs in edible oils
    Laszlo Hollosi
    European Commission, Directorate General Joint Research Centre, Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements, Retieseweg 111, B 2440 Geel, Belgium
    J Chromatogr A 1218:23-31. 2011
    European food legislation defines a set of 16 polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) as of high concern for human health...
  70. ncbi Impact of antimicrobial residues on gut communities: are the new regulations effective?
    P Silley
    MB Consult Limited and School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK
    J Appl Microbiol 102:1220-6. 2007
    ..The process and the challenges of this new guideline are discussed...
  71. ncbi [Education for consumers: one of the tools for decreasing the incidence of hemolitic uremic syndrome]
    Clarisa Vezzani
    Area de Alimentación, Hospital Nacional Juan P Garrahan, Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires
    Medicina (B Aires) 66:42-6. 2006
    ....
  72. doi Status of nutrition and health claims in Europe
    Hans Verhagen
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, The Netherlands
    Arch Biochem Biophys 501:6-15. 2010
    ..Therefore, innovation in industry can readily proceed via approved nutrition claims and approved health claims. The market and the shelves in the stores will not be empty; rather they will look different in the years to come...
  73. ncbi Zero tolerances in food and animal feed -- are there any scientific alternatives? A European point of view on an international controversy
    Thomas Heberer
    Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Section 55, Residues of Medicinal Products, Diedersdorfer Weg 1, 12277 Berlin, Germany
    Toxicol Lett 175:118-35. 2007
    ..In microbiology, there is no legal room for manoeuvre with regard to food safety criteria established for reasons of consumer health protection on the basis of scientific assessments...
  74. ncbi Evidence for health claims: a perspective from the Australia-New Zealand region
    Linda C Tapsell
    Smart Foods Centre, University of Wollongong, Wollongong NSW 2522 Australia
    J Nutr 138:1206S-9S. 2008
    ..The amount of evidence required to enable health claim labeling should be based on a reasonable judgment and clear understanding of the role of nutrition in health and disease...
  75. doi Innovative regulatory approaches to reduce sodium consumption: could a cap-and-trade system work?
    Richard A Forshee
    University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA
    Nutr Rev 66:280-5. 2008
    ..Cap-and-trade may be a promising regulatory option for sodium and other ingredients...
  76. doi Regulating coexistence of GM and non-GM crops without jeopardizing economic incentives
    Matty Demont
    Africa Rice Center WARDA, B P 96, Saint Louis, Senegal
    Trends Biotechnol 26:353-8. 2008
    ..Our arguments provide a timely and important framework for EU policy-makers, who are currently struggling to implement coherent coexistence regulations in all member states...
  77. doi The European labelling law for foodstuffs contains life-threatening exemptions for food-allergic consumers
    Timo Buhl
    Department of Dermatology and Venerology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 146:334-7. 2008
    ..We suggest evaluating the benefits of a mandatory safety warning (symbol) for major allergenic food ingredients on every foodstuff package, without any exceptions based on the size of the product or the presence of secondary packages...
  78. doi On with the trend - Functionality
    Peter Schreier
    Mol Nutr Food Res 52:5-6. 2008
  79. ncbi Constraints in meeting food safety and quality requirements in the Turkish dairy industry: a case study of Izmir province
    Nevin Demirbaş
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, Ege University, 35100 Bornova, Izmir, Turkey
    J Food Prot 71:440-4. 2008
    Recent global developments concerning food quality and food safety have influenced and stimulated food legislation in Turkey in accordance with internal and international trade and agreements...
  80. doi Use of complementary and alternative therapies in children
    A D Woolf
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital and Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 87:155-7. 2010
    ....
  81. ncbi Making it work: the application of time as a public health control in the field
    Nyall Hislop
    Edmonton General Community Care Center, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Environ Health 71:26-30, 44. 2008
    ....
  82. ncbi [Violations of mrls for pesticide residues in food reported for risk assessment according to RASFF procedures in Poland]
    Jan Krzysztof Ludwicki
    Zakład Toksykologii Srodowiskowej, Narodowy Instytut Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowy Zakład Higieny, 00 791 Warszawa, ul Chocimska 24
    Rocz Panstw Zakl Hig 59:389-96. 2008
    ..This means 2.5% of the overall number of analyzed samples. However, as much as 0.39% of the samples taken for analysis posed a real, considerable risk for consumers health, and the small children seem to be the group at greatest risk...
  83. ncbi [Biological contamination by micromycetes in dried Boletus edulis: research of aflatoxin B1, B2 G1, G2 and ochratoxin A]
    C Lorini
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica, Universita degli Studi di Firenze
    Ann Ig 20:553-62. 2008
    ..The survey confirm that, if the cold chain is kept throughout the process and the distribution, Boletus edulis and analogue mycetes are not a favourable substratum for the growth and the development of moulds...
  84. doi Anatomy of a recall
    David A Dzanis
    Dzanis Consulting and Collaborations, Santa Clarita, CA 91387 4014, USA
    Top Companion Anim Med 23:133-6. 2008
    ..Veterinarians play a key role in detecting and reporting pet food-borne illness...
  85. doi Fresh-cut product sanitation and wash water disinfection: problems and solutions
    Maria I Gil
    Research Group on Quality, Safety and Bioactivity of Plant Foods, CEBAS CSIC, Espinardo, Murcia, 30100, Spain
    Int J Food Microbiol 134:37-45. 2009
    ..In this review improvements in water disinfection and sanitation strategies, including a shower pre-washing step and a final rinse of the produce, are suggested...
  86. doi FDA regulation of dietary supplements and requirements regarding adverse event reporting
    V H Frankos
    Division of Dietary Supplement Programs, US Food and Drug Administration, College Park, Maryland, USA
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 87:239-44. 2010
    ..This article will present FDA's recent experience in collecting and evaluating dietary supplement adverse event data for the purpose of assuring the public that the dietary supplements they purchase are safe...
  87. ncbi Occurrence of Listeria monocytogenes in salami manufactured in the Marche Region (Central Italy)
    Annalisa Petruzzelli
    Experimental Zooprofilattic Institute of Umbria and Marche, Perugia, Italy
    J Vet Med Sci 72:499-502. 2010
    ..2 and 27.4% of non-acceptable samples, respectively. No correlations were identified between occurrence of L. monocytogenes and the main parameters or the manufacturing processes...
  88. ncbi The little agency that could (act with indifference to constitutional and statutory strictures)
    Lars Noah
    University of Florida, USA
    Cornell Law Rev 93:901-26. 2008
  89. ncbi Safety assessments and public concern for genetically modified food products: the American view
    Susan K Harlander
    BlOrational Consultants, Inc, New Brighton, Minnesota 55112, USA
    Toxicol Pathol 30:132-4. 2002
    ..Numerous independent groups have also surveyed consumer concerns about GM foods. The results of these surveys are shared and discussed here...
  90. ncbi Traceability issues in fishery and aquaculture products
    V M Moretti
    Department of Veterinary Science and Technology for Food Safety, Via Trentacoste 2, 0134 Milano, Italy
    Vet Res Commun 27:497-505. 2003
  91. ncbi Balancing fact and fiction of novel ingredients: definitions, regulations and evaluation
    Dawn Merton Boothe
    Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4466, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 34:7-38. 2004
    ..health care professionals are not regarded [to have] objective advice. This situation must change. It is time for the profession to accommodate the possibility that many nutritional products may have valuable therapeutic effects" [61]...
  92. ncbi New regulatory trends for probiotics
    Michela Bianco Prevot
    Probiotical srl, a company of the Mofin Alce Group, Novara, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 38:S61-3. 2004
    ....
  93. ncbi Weight of evidence needed to substantiate a health effect for probiotics and prebiotics: regulatory considerations in Canada, E.U., and U.S
    M E Sanders
    Dairy and Food Culture Technologies, 7119 S Glencoe Ct, Centennial CO 80122, USA
    Eur J Nutr 44:303-10. 2005
    ..Limitations of in vitro, animal and different types of human studies used for efficacy substantiation for probiotics and prebiotics are discussed...
  94. ncbi [Aspects of food safety]
    E Haunhorst
    Niedersachsischen Landesamtes für Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit LAVES, Oldenburg
    Dtsch Tierarztl Wochenschr 111:295-7. 2004
    ..Finally, some more future trends are highlighted and pre-conditions are explained for an improved food safety...
  95. ncbi [Incorporation of the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point system (HACCP) in food legislation]
    Liliana C Castellanos Rey
    Médica Veterinaria Universidad Nacional de Colombia
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 6:289-301. 2004
    ..This paper discusses the potential and difficulties of the legislation enforcement and suggests some policy implications towards food safety...
  96. ncbi Regulatory and compliance activities to protect food-allergic consumers in Canada: research in support of standard setting and consumer protection
    Samuel Ben Rejeb
    Bureau of Chemical Safety, Food Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1A 0L2
    J AOAC Int 87:1408-16. 2004
    ..Some emerging techniques for the confirmation of results generated by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays are also discussed...
  97. ncbi Approaches in the safety evaluations of veterinary antimicrobial agents in food to determine the effects on the human intestinal microflora
    C E Cerniglia
    Division of Microbiology, National Center for Toxicological Research, US Food and Drug Administration, Jefferson, AR 72079, USA
    J Vet Pharmacol Ther 28:3-20. 2005
    ..This paper also examines the current research needs to support these evaluations...
  98. ncbi Acrylamide: update on selected research activities conducted by the European food and drink industry
    Dominique Taeymans
    Confédération des Industries Agro Alimentaires de l UE, Ave des Arts 43, B 1040, Brussels, Begium
    J AOAC Int 88:234-41. 2005
    ..Any options that are chosen to reduce acrylamide in commercial products must be technologically feasible and must not adversely affect the quality and safety of the final product...
  99. ncbi A new look at intersectoral partnerships supporting a healthy diet and active lifestyle: the Centre of Excellence in Functional Foods, Australia, combining industry, science and practice
    Linda C Tapsell
    Smart Foods Centre, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    World Rev Nutr Diet 95:151-61. 2005
  100. ncbi The authority of a court to order disgorgement for violations of the Current Good Manufacturing Practices requirement of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
    Erika King
    Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, Washington, D C, USA
    Food Drug Law J 58:149-68. 2003
  101. ncbi Genetic modification. Europe prepares for arrival of GM foods
    Philipp Weis
    Science 298:2109-10. 2002

Research Grants13

  1. Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research (k24)
    Patricia Hibberd; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  2. Renal Transplantation, Homocysteine Lowering & Cognition
    Irwin Rosenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Demonstrating the cognitive benefits of lowering homocysteine may pave the way to nutritional modification of cognitive decline in RTRs and other high-risk groups and even in the general population. ..
  3. Team COOL Pilot Study
    Martha Kubik; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It is hypothesized that adolescents attending alternative high schools and their parents and school staff who receive the Team COOL intervention will report high participation rates and a high degree of satisfaction. ..
  4. Developing Probiotics as Foods and Drugs - Scientific and Regulatory Challenges
    Patricia Hibberd; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Continuing Education credits will be offered to health professionals. An NIH Conference Grant is being requested for supplemental funding to support the travel of key US based workshop faculty and support of publication expenses. ..
  5. Micronutrients, stroke and cognition in aging
    Irwin Rosenberg; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Flavocoxid: A Medical Food Therapy for Osteoarthritis
    Sarah Morgan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This innovative compound has commercial potential with its expected efficacy comparable to or exceeding the currently marketed COX inhibitors but with fewer side effects and at a significantly lower cost. ..