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  1. ncbi Neighborhood environments: disparities in access to healthy foods in the U.S
    Nicole I Larson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:74-81. 2009
  2. pmc The contextual effect of the local food environment on residents' diets: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Kimberly Morland
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1761-7. 2002
  3. pmc The local food environment and diet: a systematic review
    Caitlin E Caspi
    Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Health Place 18:1172-87. 2012
  4. pmc Food insecurity is associated with chronic disease among low-income NHANES participants
    Hilary K Seligman
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Nutr 140:304-10. 2010
  5. pmc Fast food restaurants and food stores: longitudinal associations with diet in young to middle-aged adults: the CARDIA study
    Janne Boone-Heinonen
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1162-70. 2011
  6. ncbi Food store types, availability, and cost of foods in a rural environment
    Angela D Liese
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1916-23. 2007
  7. pmc Associations of the local food environment with diet quality--a comparison of assessments based on surveys and geographic information systems: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Latetia V Moore
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:917-24. 2008
  8. ncbi Obesity prevalence and the local food environment
    Kimberly B Morland
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1057, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Health Place 15:491-5. 2009
  9. pmc Obesity and supermarket access: proximity or price?
    Adam Drewnowski
    Center for Public Health Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 9819, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:e74-80. 2012
  10. pmc Validation of 3 food outlet databases: completeness and geospatial accuracy in rural and urban food environments
    Angela D Liese
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1324-33. 2010

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  1. ncbi Neighborhood environments: disparities in access to healthy foods in the U.S
    Nicole I Larson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:74-81. 2009
    ..S. This article reviews research relating to the presence, nature, and implications of neighborhood differences in access to food...
  2. pmc The contextual effect of the local food environment on residents' diets: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Kimberly Morland
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1761-7. 2002
    ..We studied the association between the local food environment and residents' report of recommended dietary intake...
  3. pmc The local food environment and diet: a systematic review
    Caitlin E Caspi
    Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Health Place 18:1172-87. 2012
    ..Because GIS-based measures on their own may not capture important non-geographic dimensions of access, a set of recommendations for future researchers is outlined...
  4. pmc Food insecurity is associated with chronic disease among low-income NHANES participants
    Hilary K Seligman
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Nutr 140:304-10. 2010
    ..08). These data show that food insecurity is associated with cardiovascular risk factors. Health policy discussions should focus increased attention on ability to afford high-quality foods for adults with or at risk for chronic disease...
  5. pmc Fast food restaurants and food stores: longitudinal associations with diet in young to middle-aged adults: the CARDIA study
    Janne Boone-Heinonen
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1162-70. 2011
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  6. ncbi Food store types, availability, and cost of foods in a rural environment
    Angela D Liese
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1916-23. 2007
    ..To characterize the built nutritional environment in terms of types and number of food stores, availability, and cost of selected food items in a rural area...
  7. pmc Associations of the local food environment with diet quality--a comparison of assessments based on surveys and geographic information systems: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Latetia V Moore
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:917-24. 2008
    ..Efforts to improve diet may benefit from combining individual and environmental approaches...
  8. ncbi Obesity prevalence and the local food environment
    Kimberly B Morland
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1057, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Health Place 15:491-5. 2009
    ..Our findings are consistent with other studies showing that types of food stores and restaurants influence food choices and, subsequently, diet-related health outcomes...
  9. pmc Obesity and supermarket access: proximity or price?
    Adam Drewnowski
    Center for Public Health Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 9819, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:e74-80. 2012
    ..We examined whether physical proximity to supermarkets or supermarket price was more strongly associated with obesity risk...
  10. pmc Validation of 3 food outlet databases: completeness and geospatial accuracy in rural and urban food environments
    Angela D Liese
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1324-33. 2010
    ..The marked undercount of food outlets and the geospatial inaccuracies observed have the potential to introduce bias into studies evaluating the impact of the built food environment...
  11. ncbi Agricultural sustainability and intensive production practices
    David Tilman
    Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota, St Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Nature 418:671-7. 2002
    ..New incentives and policies for ensuring the sustainability of agriculture and ecosystem services will be crucial if we are to meet the demands of improving yields without compromising environmental integrity or public health...
  12. pmc A corner store intervention in a low-income urban community is associated with increased availability and sales of some healthy foods
    Hee Jung Song
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:2060-7. 2009
    ..We present the results of a trial in Baltimore City to increase the availability and sales of healthier food options in local stores...
  13. ncbi Associations between access to food stores and adolescent body mass index
    Lisa M Powell
    Department of Economics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60305, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S301-7. 2007
    ..Environmental factors such as the availability of local-area food stores may be important contributors to the increasing rate of obesity among U.S. adolescents...
  14. ncbi Prioritizing climate change adaptation needs for food security in 2030
    David B Lobell
    Food Security and Environment Program, Woods Institute for the Environment and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Science 319:607-10. 2008
    ..We also find that uncertainties vary widely by crop, and therefore priorities will depend on the risk attitudes of investment institutions...
  15. ncbi Food insecurity is associated with nutrient inadequacies among Canadian adults and adolescents
    Sharon I Kirkpatrick
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5S 3E2
    J Nutr 138:604-12. 2008
    ..These findings highlight the need for concerted public policy responses to ameliorate household food insecurity...
  16. ncbi Measuring the food environment using geographical information systems: a methodological review
    Hélène Charreire
    UMR INSERM U 557 INRA U 1125 CNAM, University Paris 13, CRNH IdF, Bobigny, France
    Public Health Nutr 13:1773-85. 2010
    ..Through a literature review, we investigated the geographic information systems (GIS) methods used to define the food environment and the types of spatial measurements they generate...
  17. ncbi The foodscape: classification and field validation of secondary data sources
    Amelia A Lake
    Applied Biosciences, School of Applied Sciences, Northumbria University, Ellison Building, Newcastle upon Tyne NE18ST, UK
    Health Place 16:666-73. 2010
    ..6%), while Yell.com and the Yellow Pages were low (51.2% and 50.9%, respectively). To improve the quality of secondary data, multiple sources should be used in order to achieve a realistic picture of the foodscape...
  18. ncbi Disparities in neighborhood food environments: implications of measurement strategies
    Michael D M Bader
    University of Pennsylvania
    Econ Geogr 86:409-30. 2010
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  19. pmc Measuring the food environment: state of the science
    Leslie A Lytle
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1054, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:S134-44. 2009
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  20. ncbi Neighbourhood food environment and area deprivation: spatial accessibility to grocery stores selling fresh fruit and vegetables in urban and rural settings
    Dianna M Smith
    Healthy Environments Research Programme, Department of Geography, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 39:277-84. 2010
    ..This paper presents results from a study that quantified access to grocery stores selling fresh fruit and vegetables in four environmental settings in Scotland, UK...
  21. pmc Conceptual framework for understanding the bidirectional links between food insecurity and HIV/AIDS
    Sheri D Weiser
    Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1729S-1739S. 2011
    ..More research on the relative importance of each of these pathways is warranted because effective interventions to reduce food insecurity and HIV depend on a rigorous understanding of these multifaceted relationships...
  22. ncbi Neighbourhood fruit and vegetable availability and consumption: the role of small food stores in an urban environment
    J Nicholas Bodor
    Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 2301, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Public Health Nutr 11:413-20. 2008
    ..This study synthesises both types of information - store access and in-store availability - to determine their potential relationship to fruit and vegetable consumption...
  23. pmc Measuring the food environment: shelf space of fruits, vegetables, and snack foods in stores
    Thomas A Farley
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Urban Health 86:672-82. 2009
    ..55 to 0.72). Simple measurements of shelf space can be used by researchers to characterize the healthfulness of the food environment and by policymakers to establish criteria for favorable policy treatment of stores...
  24. ncbi Measures of the food environment: a compilation of the literature, 1990-2007
    Robin A McKinnon
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:S124-33. 2009
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  25. pmc Food insecurity, school absenteeism and educational attainment of adolescents in Jimma Zone Southwest Ethiopia: a longitudinal study
    Tefera Belachew
    Department of Population and Family Health, College of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Jimma University, PO Box 1104, Jimma, Ethiopia
    Nutr J 10:29. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that food insecure adolescents would be more likely to be absent from school and have lower grades attained after 1 year compared to their food secure peers...
  26. ncbi Neighborhoods and obesity
    Jennifer L Black
    New York University, Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, New York, NY 10012, USA
    Nutr Rev 66:2-20. 2008
    ..Theoretical explanations for neighborhood-obesity effects and recommendations for strengthening the literature are presented...
  27. pmc Process evaluation of Baltimore Healthy Stores: a pilot health intervention program with supermarkets and corner stores in Baltimore City
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Promot Pract 11:723-32. 2010
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  28. ncbi Food security in Nunavut, Canada: barriers and recommendations
    Hing Man Chan
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment CINE, McGill University, Canada
    Int J Circumpolar Health 65:416-31. 2006
    The food supply of Inuit living in Nunavut, Canada, is characterized by market food of relatively low nutritional value and nutrient-dense traditional food...
  29. ncbi Measuring potential access to food stores and food-service places in rural areas in the U.S
    Joseph R Sharkey
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas 77843 1266, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:S151-5. 2009
    ..The measurement of food access will be critical for community-based approaches to meet dietary needs. Researchers must be willing to take the steps necessary for rigorous measurement of a dynamic food environment...
  30. ncbi A national study of the association between food environments and county-level health outcomes
    Melissa Ahern
    Department of Pharmacotherapy, College of Pharmacy, Washington State University, Spokane, Washington 99210, USA
    J Rural Health 27:367-79. 2011
    ..This national, county-level study examines the relationship between food availability and access, and health outcomes (mortality, diabetes, and obesity rates) in both metro and non-metro areas...
  31. pmc Association between neighborhood need and spatial access to food stores and fast food restaurants in neighborhoods of colonias
    Joseph R Sharkey
    Texas Healthy Aging Research Network TxHAN and Center for Community Health Development, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 8:9. 2009
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  32. ncbi Public health benefits of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: food and agriculture
    Sharon Friel
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Lancet 374:2016-25. 2009
    ..Coordinated intersectoral action is needed across agricultural, nutritional, public health, and climate change communities worldwide to provide affordable, healthy, low-emission diets for all societies...
  33. ncbi Food insecurity is associated with adverse health outcomes among human infants and toddlers
    John T Cook
    Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, MA, USA
    J Nutr 134:1432-8. 2004
    ..Food insecurity is associated with health problems for young, low-income children. Ensuring food security may reduce health problems, including the need for hospitalizations...
  34. ncbi Traditional and market food access in Arctic Canada is affected by economic factors
    Jill Lambden
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment CINE, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Int J Circumpolar Health 65:331-40. 2006
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the access that Indigenous women have to traditional and market foods in 44 communities across Arctic Canada...
  35. ncbi Effect of aquaculture on world fish supplies
    R L Naylor
    Stanford University, Institute for International Studies, California 94305 6055, USA
    Nature 405:1017-24. 2000
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  36. ncbi Food insecurity is associated with increased risk of obesity in California women
    Elizabeth J Adams
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523, USA
    J Nutr 133:1070-4. 2003
    ..81) but not for non-Hispanic Whites (OR = 0.82). Food insecurity is associated with increased likelihood of obesity and risk is greatest in nonwhites...
  37. pmc Food insecurity as a barrier to sustained antiretroviral therapy adherence in Uganda
    Sheri D Weiser
    Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e10340. 2010
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  38. ncbi Neighbourhood socioeconomic inequalities in food access and affordability
    Kylie Ball
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood VIC 3125, Australia
    Health Place 15:578-85. 2009
    ..Availability of healthy foods within stores only slightly favoured those in advantaged neighbourhoods. However food prices favoured those living in disadvantaged areas...
  39. pmc Food consumption trends and drivers
    John Kearney
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dublin Institute of Technology DIT, Dublin, Eire
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:2793-807. 2010
    ..Future food policies must consider both agricultural and health sectors, thereby enabling the development of coherent and sustainable policies that will ultimately benefit agriculture, human health and the environment...
  40. pmc Children's very low food security is associated with increased dietary intakes in energy, fat, and added sugar among Mexican-origin children (6-11 y) in Texas border Colonias
    Joseph R Sharkey
    School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    BMC Pediatr 12:16. 2012
    ..This study assessed the relationship between children's experience of food insecurity and nutrient intake from food and beverages among Mexican-origin children (age 6-11 y) who resided in Texas border colonias...
  41. pmc Food insecurity among Inuit preschoolers: Nunavut Inuit Child Health Survey, 2007-2008
    Grace M Egeland
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, St Anne de Bellevue, Quebec
    CMAJ 182:243-8. 2010
    ..We investigated the prevalence of inadequate food security, or food insecurity, among Inuit households with preschool children...
  42. ncbi Recent findings concerning childhood food insecurity
    Meredith Kursmark
    The Department of Pediatrics, The New York University School of Medicine, New York 10010, USA
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 12:310-6. 2009
    ..Food insecurity is a relatively new measure of household and child malnutrition. This paper reviews recent studies that have examined aspects of its etiology and adverse child health and development...
  43. ncbi Prevalence and sociodemographic risk factors related to household food security in Aboriginal peoples in Canada
    Noreen D Willows
    Alberta Institute of Human Nutrition, Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Public Health Nutr 12:1150-6. 2009
    ..The Canadian Community Health Survey, Cycle 2.2 Nutrition, was used to compare the prevalence and sociodemographic correlates of food insecurity between non-Aboriginal and off-reserve Aboriginal households...
  44. ncbi Shopping for fruits and vegetables. Food and retail qualities of importance to low-income households at the grocery store
    Caroline B Webber
    Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Western Michigan University, 1903 W Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49008 5322, USA
    Appetite 54:297-303. 2010
    ..These attitudes are related to how shoppers considered retail fruit and vegetable choice, access, and availability. These findings suggest ways to individualize nutrition education and consumer education messages...
  45. ncbi Feeding the family during times of stress: experience and determinants of food insecurity in an Inuit community
    James D Ford
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Geogr J 177:44-61. 2011
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  46. ncbi The prevalence of food insecurity is high and the diet quality poor in Inuit communities
    Catherine Huët
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada
    J Nutr 142:541-7. 2012
    ..Actions are required to improve food security that incorporate the traditional food system and healthy market food choices...
  47. pmc The association between obesity and urban food environments
    J Nicholas Bodor
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 2301, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Urban Health 87:771-81. 2010
    ..Future studies with longitudinal and experimental designs are needed to test whether modifications in the food environment may assist in the prevention of obesity...
  48. pmc How to identify food deserts: measuring physical and economic access to supermarkets in King County, Washington
    Junfeng Jiao
    Department of Urban Planning, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:e32-9. 2012
    ..We explored new ways to identify food deserts...
  49. ncbi Conceptualizing food security or aboriginal people in Canada
    Elaine M Power
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON
    Can J Public Health 99:95-7. 2008
    ..Conceptualizations of food security for Aboriginal people will be incomplete without qualitative research to understand Aboriginal perspectives; such research must take account of the diversity of Aboriginal people...
  50. ncbi Effects of price discounts and tailored nutrition education on supermarket purchases: a randomized controlled trial
    Cliona Ni Mhurchu
    School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:736-47. 2010
    ..Traditional methods to improve population diets have largely relied on individual responsibility, but there is growing interest in structural interventions such as pricing policies...
  51. ncbi Food insecurity and weight status among U.S. children and families: a review of the literature
    Nicole I Larson
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:166-73. 2011
    ..This article reviews research regarding the relationship between food insecurity and weight status, and the potential role of federal food and nutrition assistance programs...
  52. ncbi Collecting accurate secondary foodscape data. A reflection on the trials and tribulations
    Thomas Burgoine
    Newcastle University, UK
    Appetite 55:522-7. 2010
    ..The paper also concludes by highlighting the disconnect between the high quality research that is so frequently called for, and the lack of robust data sets that are available for use in these investigations...
  53. ncbi Disparities in the food environments of New York City public schools
    Kathryn M Neckerman
    Center for Health and the Social Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:195-202. 2010
    ..Studies of the food environment near schools have focused on fast food. Research is needed that describes patterns of exposure to a broader range of food outlet types and that examines the influence of neighborhood built environments...
  54. ncbi Social inequalities in food exposure around schools in an urban area
    Yan Kestens
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine and Central Hospital Research Center, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 39:33-40. 2010
    ..Although the positive association between area-level deprivation and fast-food outlets offering high-calorie foods has been well documented, few studies have evaluated food sources around school settings...
  55. ncbi Assessing the relevance of neighbourhood characteristics to the household food security of low-income Toronto families
    Sharon I Kirkpatrick
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard EPN 4005, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Public Health Nutr 13:1139-48. 2010
    ..In the present study we examined the association between household food security and neighbourhood features including geographic food access and perceived neighbourhood social capital...
  56. ncbi Mapping access to food in a deprived area: the development of price and availability indices
    A J Donkin
    Public Health Nutrition Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Public Health Nutr 3:31-8. 2000
    ..To develop and map indices to illustrate variation in the cost and availability of healthy food...
  57. ncbi Household food insecurity and food expenditure in Bolivia, Burkina Faso, And the Philippines
    Hugo R Melgar-Quinonez
    Department of Human Nutrition, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1295, USA
    J Nutr 136:1431S-1437S. 2006
    ..The results offer evidence that the US HFSSM is able to discriminate between households at different levels of food insecurity status in diverse developing world settings...
  58. ncbi Disparities and access to healthy food in the United States: A review of food deserts literature
    Renee E Walker
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Health Place 16:876-84. 2010
    ..Findings from other countries offer insight into ways, in which future research, policy development and program implementation in the U.S. may continue to be explored...
  59. pmc Contribution of pollinator-mediated crops to nutrients in the human food supply
    Elisabeth J Eilers
    Department of Applied Zoology Animal Ecology, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e21363. 2011
    ..Ongoing pollinator decline may thus exacerbate current difficulties of providing a nutritionally adequate diet for the global human population...
  60. ncbi Food store access and household fruit and vegetable use among participants in the US Food Stamp Program
    Donald Rose
    Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 2301, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Public Health Nutr 7:1081-8. 2004
    ..This study examined the relationship between various measures of food store access and household fruit and vegetable use among participants in the Food Stamp Program, America's largest domestic food assistance programme...
  61. ncbi Glucosinolates in Brassica vegetables: the influence of the food supply chain on intake, bioavailability and human health
    Ruud Verkerk
    Product Design and Quality Management Group, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Mol Nutr Food Res 53:S219. 2009
    ..Furthermore, the effects of various factors in the supply chain of Brassica vegetables including breeding, cultivation, storage and processing on intake and bioavailability of GLSs are extensively discussed in this paper...
  62. ncbi Household food insufficiency is associated with poorer health
    Nicholas T Vozoris
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario M5S 3E2
    J Nutr 133:120-6. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that food insufficiency is one dimension of a more pervasive vulnerability to a range of physical, mental and social health problems among households struggling with economic constraints...
  63. pmc Food insufficiency is associated with high-risk sexual behavior among women in Botswana and Swaziland
    Sheri D Weiser
    Physicians for Human Rights, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 4:1589-97; discussion 1598. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that food insufficiency is associated with HIV transmission behavior...
  64. ncbi Food insecurity and HIV/AIDS: current knowledge, gaps, and research priorities
    Aranka Anema
    Positive Health Program, POB 1372 UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94143 1372, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 6:224-31. 2009
    ..Research should compare the effectiveness of various food assistance and livelihood strategies...
  65. pmc Availability of healthy foods and dietary patterns: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Manuel Franco
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:897-904. 2009
    ..Inadequate availability of healthy foods may be a barrier to achieving recommended diets...
  66. ncbi Disparities in the availability of fruits and vegetables between racially segregated urban neighbourhoods
    Kimberly Morland
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1057, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Public Health Nutr 10:1481-9. 2007
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to evaluate the availability and variety of produce located in two racially and economically diverse urban neighbourhoods...
  67. pmc A systematic review of food deserts, 1966-2007
    Julie Beaulac
    University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A105. 2009
    ..However, the extent to which food deserts exist is debated. We review the evidence for the existence of food deserts in socioeconomically disadvantaged areas...
  68. ncbi Variations in fresh fruit and vegetable quality by store type, urban-rural setting and neighbourhood deprivation in Scotland
    Steven Cummins
    Healthy Environments Research Programme, Department of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK
    Public Health Nutr 12:2044-50. 2009
    ..Here we investigate whether produce quality systematically varies by food store type, rural-urban location and neighbourhood deprivation in a selection of communities across Scotland...
  69. ncbi Neighborhoods and obesity in New York City
    Jennifer L Black
    University of British Columbia, Food, Nutrition and Health, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, Vancouver, Canada
    Health Place 16:489-99. 2010
    ..These findings are consistent with the growing literature showing that area income and availability of food and physical activity resources are related to obesity...
  70. ncbi Perceived and objective measures of the food store environment and the association with weight and diet among low-income women in North Carolina
    Alison A Gustafson
    University of North Carolina Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, and Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 218 331 2082, USA
    Public Health Nutr 14:1032-8. 2011
    ..The present study aimed to highlight the similarities and differences between perceived and objective measures of the food store environment among low-income women and the association with diet and weight...
  71. pmc Comparing Perception-Based and Geographic Information System (GIS)-based characterizations of the local food environment
    Latetia V Moore
    University of Michigan, Department of Epidemiology, 109 Observatory St, 4648 SPH I Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 2029, USA
    J Urban Health 85:206-16. 2008
    ..Perception- and GIS-based characterizations of the environment are associated but are not identical. Combinations of different types of measures may yield more valid measures of the environment...
  72. ncbi Using experienced activity spaces to measure foodscape exposure
    Yan Kestens
    Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite de Montreal, CRCHUM, Montreal Public Health Department, Montreal, Canada
    Health Place 16:1094-103. 2010
    ..Furthermore, these activity-space exposure measures once modeled, can be used as predictors of health outcomes. Hence, travel surveys can be used to estimate environmental exposure for health survey participants...
  73. pmc Neighborhood food environments and Body Mass Index: the importance of in-store contents
    Donald Rose
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:214-9. 2009
    ..Most public health studies on the neighborhood food environment have focused on types of stores and their geographic placement, yet marketing research has long documented the influence of in-store shelf-space on consumer behavior...
  74. ncbi A comparison of the availability and affordability of a market basket in two communities in the Chicago area
    Daniel Block
    Department of Geography, Sociology, Economics, and Anthropology, Chicago State University, 9501 South King Drive, Chicago, IL 60628, USA
    Public Health Nutr 9:837-45. 2006
    ..Detailed analysis focuses on the relationship between community store mix and price, availability and produce quality...
  75. ncbi Food prices, access to food outlets and child weight
    Lisa M Powell
    Department of Economics and Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 W Roosevelt Rd, Rm 558, MC 275, Chicago, IL 60608, United States
    Econ Hum Biol 7:64-72. 2009
    ..The estimated fruit and vegetable and fast food price elasticities were 0.14 and -0.26, respectively, among low-income children and 0.09 and -0.13, respectively, among children with less educated mothers...
  76. ncbi Measuring household food insecurity: why it's so important and yet so difficult to do
    Patrick Webb
    Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 136:1404S-1408S. 2006
    ....
  77. pmc The rationale behind small food store interventions in low-income urban neighborhoods: insights from New Orleans
    J Nicholas Bodor
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Nutr 140:1185-8. 2010
    ..More research is needed to better understand the financial operations of small food stores and whether altering the mix of foods is economically feasible...
  78. ncbi Impact of folic acid fortification of the US food supply on the occurrence of neural tube defects
    M A Honein
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Mailstop F 45, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    JAMA 285:2981-6. 2001
    ..The US Food and Drug Administration authorized addition of folic acid to enriched grain products in March 1996, with compliance mandatory by January 1998...
  79. pmc The association between food insecurity and mortality among HIV-infected individuals on HAART
    Sheri D Weiser
    Department of Medicine, Positive Health Program, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 1372, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:342-9. 2009
    ..We assessed associations between food insecurity and mortality among HIV-infected antiretroviral therapy-treated individuals in Vancouver, British Columbia, and whether body max index (BMI) modified associations...
  80. pmc Healthfulness of the U.S. food supply: little improvement despite decades of dietary guidance
    Susan M Krebs-Smith
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:472-7. 2010
    ..S. Department of Agriculture have issued and updated the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which form the basis of federal nutrition policy and have shown remarkable consistency across various editions among the major themes...
  81. ncbi Measurement of household food security in the USA and other industrialised countries
    Kathy L Radimer
    Division of Health Examination Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Public Health Nutr 5:859-64. 2002
    ..To describe the history and current status of household food security measurement...
  82. pmc Commute times, food retail gaps, and body mass index in North Carolina counties
    Stephanie B Jilcott
    Department of Public Health, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A107. 2010
    ..We examined correlations between percentage of rural residents, commute times, food retail gap per capita, and body mass index (BMI) among North Carolina residents...
  83. ncbi Closing the grocery gap in underserved communities: the creation of the Pennsylvania Fresh Food Financing Initiative
    Tracey Giang
    The Food Trust, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:272-9. 2008
    ..The steps that were taken to find partners, obtain and analyze the data, and disseminate the findings are described. In addition, the outcomes of the Fresh Food Financing Initiative are discussed...
  84. ncbi Children are aware of food insecurity and take responsibility for managing food resources
    Maryah Stella Fram
    College of Social Work, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Nutr 141:1114-9. 2011
    ..The new, child-derived understanding of what children experience that results from this study provides a critical basis from which to build effective approaches to identify, assess, and respond to children suffering from food insecurity...
  85. ncbi Recent patterns of crop yield growth and stagnation
    Deepak K Ray
    Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota, St Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Nat Commun 3:1293. 2012
    ..This result underscores the challenge of meeting increasing global agricultural demands. New investments in underperforming regions, as well as strategies to continue increasing yields in the high-performing areas, are required...
  86. pmc Neighborhood retail food environment and fruit and vegetable intake in a multiethnic urban population
    Shannon N Zenk
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health, and Administrative Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:255-64. 2009
    ..To examine relationships between the neighborhood food environment and fruit and vegetable intake in a multiethnic urban population...
  87. ncbi Evolutionary aspects of omega-3 fatty acids in the food supply
    A P Simopoulos
    The Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health, Washington, DC 20009, USA
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 60:421-9. 1999
    ....
  88. pmc Predictors of trips to food destinations
    Jacqueline Kerr
    University of California, San Diego, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:58. 2012
    ..Further, studies have not considered neighborhood design as a predictor of food purchasing behavior...
  89. pmc Associations of supermarket accessibility with obesity and fruit and vegetable consumption in the conterminous United States
    Akihiko Michimi
    Geographic Information Science Center of Excellence, South Dakota State University, Wecota Hall Box 506B, 1021 Medary Avenue, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 9:49. 2010
    ....
  90. ncbi The food, fuel, and financial crises affect the urban and rural poor disproportionately: a review of the evidence
    Marie T Ruel
    International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    J Nutr 140:170S-6S. 2010
    ..Using these early coping strategies as early warning indicators could help prevent dramatic losses in welfare...
  91. ncbi Food insecurity among Inuit women exacerbated by socioeconomic stresses and climate change
    Maude C Beaumier
    Department of Geography, McGill University, Room 308C Burnside Hall, 805 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, QC H3A 2K6
    Can J Public Health 101:196-201. 2010
    ..To identify and characterize the determinants of food insecurity among Inuit women...
  92. ncbi Food insecurity is associated with overweight in children younger than 5 years of age
    Elizabeth Metallinos-Katsaras
    Department of Nutrition, School for Health Sciences, Simmons College, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1790-4. 2009
    ..These findings suggest an association between household food insecurity and overweight prevalence in this low-income population. However, sex and age appear to modify both the magnitude and direction of the association...
  93. pmc Rural and urban differences in the associations between characteristics of the community food environment and fruit and vegetable intake
    Wesley R Dean
    Program for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities, Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 43:426-33. 2011
    ..To examine the relationship between measures of the household and retail food environments and fruit and vegetable (FV) intake in both urban and rural environmental contexts...
  94. ncbi The art of grocery shopping on a food stamp budget: factors influencing the food choices of low-income women as they try to make ends meet
    Kristen Wiig
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, 225 FScN, 1334 Eckles Avenue, St Paul, MN 55108 6099, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:1726-34. 2009
    ..Amidst a hunger-obesity paradox, the purpose of the present study was to examine the grocery shopping behaviour and food stamp usage of low-income women with children to identify factors influencing their food choices on a limited budget...
  95. ncbi Household food security and nutritional status of Hispanic children in the fifth grade
    Donna M Matheson
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94304 1825, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:210-7. 2002
    ..Food insecurity is a critical variable for understanding the nutritional status of low-income populations. However, limited research is available on the relation between household food insecurity and children's nutritional status...
  96. ncbi Food security, poverty, and human development in the United States
    John T Cook
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, at Boston University Medical Center, Maternity Bldg, Rm 4208, 91 E Concord St, Boston, MA 02118 2393, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1136:193-209. 2008
    ..The food and distribution resources exist; the only constraint is political will...
  97. ncbi Associations between parental report of the home food environment and adolescent intakes of fruits, vegetables and dairy foods
    Nicole I Hanson
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Public Health Nutr 8:77-85. 2005
    ..This study examines parental report of household food availability, parent dietary intake and associations with adolescent intakes of fruits, vegetables and dairy foods...
  98. ncbi Food-based strategies to meet the challenges of micronutrient malnutrition in the developing world
    Kraisid Tontisirin
    Food and Nutrition Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FAO ESNA, C 244 Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy
    Proc Nutr Soc 61:243-50. 2002
    ....
  99. ncbi Food insecurity, HIV/AIDS pandemic and sexual behaviour of female commercial sex workers in Lagos metropolis, Nigeria
    J L Oyefara
    Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria
    SAHARA J 4:626-35. 2007
    ..Thus, it is recommended that the Nigerian government should develop programmes that will reduce hunger and food insecurity, in order to reduce rapid transmission of HIV infection in the country...
  100. ncbi Household food insecurity: associations with at-risk infant and toddler development
    Ruth Rose-Jacobs
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, 91 East Concord St, Room 5106, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 121:65-72. 2008
    ..In this study, we evaluated the relationship between household food security status and developmental risk in young children, after controlling for potential confounding variables...
  101. pmc Context and sequelae of food insecurity in children's development
    Daniel W Belsky
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7411, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:809-18. 2010
    ..Mothers' personality and household sensitivity to children's needs may present challenges to improving outcomes of children with food insecurity...

Research Grants67

  1. Robust Peptide-Based Diagnostics of Botulinum Toxins
    John E Mueller; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..to their high toxicity and to the ease of their production and potential dissemination into air, water, and food supply, the BoNTs are considered among the preeminent bioterrorism threats...
  2. Continuation of FERN Activities at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Statio
    LAURIE J PETERSON-WRIGHT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    CONTINUATION OF FERN ACTIVITIES AT THE CONNECTICUT AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION (CAES) Contamination of the food supply from chemical terrorism or adulteration is an ongoing threat...
  3. EFFECT OF HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP FEEDING IN NONALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE
    Shelby A Sullivan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed research focuses on a carbohydrate source that is prevalent in the United States food supply, high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), and its role in the pathogenesis of NAFLD...
  4. Genetic Susceptibility to PCB-induced Motor Dysfunction
    CHRISTINE PERDAN CURRAN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..by applicant): Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are persistent organic pollutants that bio-accumulate in the food supply and resist environmental degradation...
  5. Gene-Nutrient Interactions in Neural Tube Defects
    Patrick J Stover; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Folate-fortification of the US food supply was implemented to reduce incidence of birth defects, yet concerns remain regarding the effects of folate ..
  6. Campylbacter jejuni flagellar regulation and synthesis
    David R Hendrixson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..jejuni found in the human food supply leading to sporadic cases of disease...
  7. Vitamin B12 and Folate in Relation to Cognition in the Framingham Offspring Study
    Jacob Selhub; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..2 The project also aims to evaluate the major concern over fortification of the food supply with folic acid;namely, that neuropsychiatric problems of vitamin B12 deficient seniors will increase...
  8. VITamin D and omegA-3 triaL (VITAL)
    JOANN ELISABETH MANSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..initiation of such a trial, before their use becomes so prevalent (through supplements and fortification of the food supply) as to render participant recruitment and hypothesis testing impossible...
  9. Regressive evolution of pigmentation in the Mexican cavefish, Astyanax mexicanus
    Jessica A Lehoczky; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g. increased chemical senses in response to low food supply). The regressive evolution of traits (e.g...
  10. Impact of Receptor Polymorphisms on Sensations from Common Oral Irritants
    JOHN EDWARD HAYES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in taste and pain receptors in the mouth may alter response to oral irritants that are commonly found in the food supply. Here, we propose a laboratory study to quantify the impact of variation in specific genes on the sensations ..
  11. Phosphorus-based Food Additives, Mineral Metabolism and Cardiovascular Health
    ORLANDO M GUTIERREZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..intake, in large part due to the nearly ubiquitous distribution of phosphorus-based food additives in the US food supply. These additives are heavily utilized by the food manufacturing industry to enhance the taste, appearance, and ..
  12. Adaptive Evolutionary Responses of White-footed Mice (Peromyscus leucopus) to Urb
    Jason Munshi-South; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Artificially high primary productivity, a more stable and abundant food supply, and release from trophic competition result in these abnormal population densities...
  13. Improving the Capability of Maryland State Public Health Food Testing Laboratory
    PRINCE A KASSIM; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These activities are associated with protecting the nation's food supply from intentional tempering or unintentional contamination and to help food processors understand how and where ..
  14. Characterization of prion protein conformational changes
    VALERIE D DAGGETT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..the human forms represent a threat to blood and organ recipients and the animal forms are a threat to our food supply. The central hypothesis in prion disease is that it is a protein-only disease, whereby the prion protein is the ..
  15. Food Safety &BSE/Ruminant Feed Ban Support Project
    TRAVIS JAY KNIGHT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..create a win/win situation, where a significant increase in feed-safety related testing will result in a safer food supply and an increased awareness by those in the feed and animal industry who are directly involved with producing ..
  16. Enhancement of the Integrated Aquatic Biomedical Models Facility Core
    Robert L Tanguay; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The diet kitchen remodeling is necessary to protect the food supply for the large numbers of animals maintained in the facility as well as to allow custom-defined diets to be ..
  17. Key molecular mechanisms of extraneural pathogenesis and transmission of TSEs
    Mark D Zabel; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Determining mechanisms of transmission of scrapie and CWD, which exhibit incredibly efficient Intraspecies transmission, is vital to ensuring the safety of the nation's food supply and, therefore, public health.
  18. Nuclear Reprogramming and Phenotype in Cloned Embryos
    Keith E Latham; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the potential application of this technology in such areas as propagation of valuable livestock to enhance food supply and address global hunger, propagation of animals for the production of valuable biopharmaceuticals, endangered ..
  19. 2011 Symposium on Flavors and Feeding
    Richard D Mattes; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..For example, flavor compounds (e.g., non-nutritive sweeteners, fat replacers) are increasingly added to the food supply to moderate its energy density with uncertain effects on appetite...
  20. A Microfluidic Biochip for Rapid Screening of Pesticide Residue
    Xiaoli Su; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..technology will allow screening of pesticide residues in domestic and foreign produce and water supplies prior to entry into the supply chain, thereby enhancing the protection and safety of the nation's agriculture and food supply.
  21. 2013 Mycotoxins and Phycotoxins Gordon Research Conference &Gordon Research Semi
    Gary A Payne; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..on solving similar problems --- ensuring the health of the environment and the safety and security of the food supply. In addition to the GRC, a Mycotoxins &Phycotoxins Gordon-Kenan Research Seminar (GRS) immediately precedes ..
  22. 2011 Mycotoxins and Phycotoxins Gordon Research Conference
    James J Pestka; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..focused on solving similar problems--ensuring the health of the environment and the safety and security of the food supply. In addition to the GRC, a Mycotoxins &Phycotoxins Gordon-Kenan Research Seminar (GRS) will take place ..
  23. PCBs worsen obesity/metabolic syndrome through 'toxic metabolic endotoxemia'
    MATTHEW C CAVE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Although they were banned over 30 years ago, PCBs are still present in the US food supply and in all adult Americans...
  24. 2010 Carotenoids Gordon Research Conference
    Susan T Mayne; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., improving the provitamin A content of the food supply for the global prevention of vitamin A deficiency and resulting blindness) as well as to use new methodologies ..
  25. In-field Detection Instrument for Rapid Screening of Avian Influenza Viruses
    Xiaoli Su; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to minimize the spread of the disease and prevent poultry products contaminated with AIV from entering the food supply. The regulatory and research community will also be able to monitor the presence of the disease in wild birds ..
  26. Food Emergency Response Network Radiological Laboratories
    GRACE KUBIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..DSHS currently has surveillance programs to monitor the food supply in Texas...
  27. Structure Determination of Membrane Proteins in Phospholipid Bilyaers
    Stanley J Opella; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..is one of the first examples of applying the methods of structural biology to environmental research because of the widespread distribution of organ mercurial compounds in the food supply (especially in large fish) and the environment.
  28. Nanoparticle-Hydrogel Strips for Detection of Staphylococcal Enterotoxins
    Chuanmin Ruan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..toxin diagnostics and is intended to improve the safety and security of the nation's biodefense agent and food supply. The objective of this project is to develop an innovative strip technology for rapid detection of ..
  29. ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Accreditation for Texas Food Testing Laboratory
    Elizabeth Delamater; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..DSHS currently has surveillance programs to monitor the food supply in Texas...
  30. Conformance with the Manufactured Food Regulatory Program Standards (MFRPS) (U18)
    PATRICK KENNELLY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of Public Health (CDPH), Food and Drug Branch (FDB), Food Safety Section (FSS) is to ensure the safety of the food supply through effective prevention, intervention and response programs...
  31. ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Accreditation for State Food Testing Laboratories (U18)
    BONNIE SUE MOON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..accredited procedures in an effort to expand the analytical capacity for FDA and enhance efforts to protect the food supply. Data generated will be made available for consideration of FDA enforcement actions as well as for surveillance ..
  32. FDA FERN Microbiological Cooperative Agreement Continuation Program (U18)
    BARBARA JEAN BAKER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..as well as an active participant in assisting FERN and FDA in protecting public health and the nation's food supply from both natural and intentional threats...
  33. ISO 17025 Laboratory Accreditation Expansion and Enhancement: Minnesota Departmen
    Gary Horvath; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The MDA Laboratory Services Division is committed to working with the FDA to protect the safety of the food supply and to enhance public health through a nationally integrated food safety system...
  34. Alaska Environmental Health Laboratory Acquiring ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Accreditation
    PATRYCE MCKINNEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Consequently, the safety and security of the United States food supply will improve...
  35. FDA FERN Microbiological Cooperative Agreement Program Renewal
    PETE WILLIAM DOMBROSKI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..methods and equipment and will be able to work together during wide-scale threats to the safety of the food supply whether naturally-occurring or intentional contamination...
  36. Molecular Mycology and Pathogenesis Training Program
    Joseph Heitman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The same mandate applies to research on fungal plant pathogens, which continue to reduce the global food supply. Other, non-pathogenic fungi serve as models for eukaryotic systems, and they have fostered profound ..
  37. ISO/IEC 17025:2005 ACCREDITATION FOR STATE FOOD TESTING LABORATORIES (U18) GRANT
    YAMIR ROSA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which will translate into a better protection of the nation's food supply. Results from CPL testing will be made available through the eLEXNET system...
  38. Conformance to Manufactured Foods Regulatory Program Standards (MFRPS)
    TERRI GERHARDT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..a uniform, efficient, and effective regulatory program, which in turn, will result in the attainment of a safer food supply, whereby reducing incidence of food borne illness....
  39. Advancing the Minnesota Department of Agriculture's Conformance with the Manufact
    BENJAMIN DAVID MILLER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Consequently, the safety and security of the United States food supply will improve...
  40. FERN Microbiological Cooperative Agreement Program in Texas
    GRACE KUBIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This grant would serve to strengthen our state's commitment to a safe food supply and improve the ability of DSHS to respond to a biological threat to the nation's food supply...
  41. Food Protection Rapid Response Team and Program Infrastructure Improvement Implem
    Rita J Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Drug Administration and the US Department of Agriculture as well as other agencies involved in protecting the food supply in Florida. We would dedicate staff to oversee this endeavor with verifiable, documented results...
  42. Food Protection Rapid Response Team and Program Infrastructure Improvement Implem
    PATRICK KENNELLY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The economic impact of such food emergencies can cost hundreds of millions of dollars due to decreased demands for food commodities because of loss of consumer confidence in the food supply.
  43. Vermont Department of Health Laboratory ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation of Food Testi
    MARY CELOTTI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..testing resource capabilities so as to advance the Vermont and National food safety systems in protecting the food supply. The VDHL plans to work in collaboration with the VDH Food and Lodging Program which has a contract with the U...
  44. Maintaining and enhancing accreditation at the Florida Bureau of Food Laboratorie
    Maria Ishida; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Division of Food Safety is responsible for assuring the public of a safe, wholesome and properly represented food supply through permitting and inspection of food establishments, inspection of food products, and performance of ..
  45. PHYSIOCHEMICAL EFFECTS OF DIETARY FIBER IN HUMANS
    JUDITH MARLETT; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..they have distinct physiological effects and are representative of naturally occurring sources of fiber in the food supply. Based on the recent recommendation that fiber be increased in the diet through the use of whole foods, not ..
  46. Applicability of smartDNA Rapid Detection of Priority Agents in Food
    RICHARD BLIDNER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): While the United States food supply is among the safest in the world it is vulnerable to terrorist attacks as well as occasional accidental contamination from inadequate sanitation at packing and ..
  47. Exploratory Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities in Smaller Cities
    Lawrence M Schell; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..services, another with a Native American community concerned with health effects of local contamination of the food supply, and a third that pools data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System over a 14 year period from all ..
  48. ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Accreditation of the Indiana State Department of Health Lab
    PHILIP ZILLINGER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Summary The purpose of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is to improve the safety of the nation's food supply through an increased focus on outbreak prevention...
  49. Validation & Pilot testing of Methods for Assessing Infants' Dietary Pesticide Ex
    P Barry Ryan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. population. Because these pesticides are widely distributed in the food supply, all U.S. infants are potentially exposed...
  50. Alaska Conformance with the Manufactured Food Regulatory Program Standards
    Kimberly Stryker; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Consequently, the safety and security of the United States food supply will improve...
  51. Allosteric DNAzyme sensors for practical detection of mycotoxins
    SCOTT SILVERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..people are sickened annually by mycotoxicoses related to crops contaminated with fungi, and the safety of the food supply is integral to our national health and security...
  52. Accreditation for Food Testing Laboratories
    PATRICK R SHANNON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..3. The MSPHL and FDA capacity to protect the safety of the food supply will be increased and public health will be further enhanced. 4...
  53. Structure-Based Design of Nipah Virus Entry Inhibitors
    RICHARD PLEMPER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    Agro terrorism, the deliberate contamination of the food supply, has been recognized as a major bioterrorism threat that could cause severe economic dislocation...
  54. Campylobacter colonization and virulence determinants
    Alain Stintzi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, since Campylobacter could be easily acquired and spread through our food supply, it constitutes a potential bioterrorism threat...
  55. The Use of LC/MS, GC/MS, ICP/MS and ELISA Techniques for the screening and identi
    ROBERT HOWARD POPPENGA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..there is a chemical food contamination incident that potentially compromises the safety of our nation's food supply. We will be participating, as needed, in the development and expansion of methods designed to screen a variety ..
  56. Mouse model of oral infection with virulent Francisella
    Wangxue Chen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..is considered as the prime choice for a bioterrorist attack, deliberate contamination of drinking water and the food supply could be an alternative means to spread the infection...
  57. A New Nano Based Real-Time Mycotoxin Detector
    NICHOLAS SMILANICH; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..They affect up to 30% of the worlds food supply and the resulting conclusion is that approximately 4...
  58. Inhibition of pathogen-induced NFkBmediated inflammation
    Richard Peek; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..the easiest vehicles to disperse biological agents in this country and individuals have already utilized the food supply as a means for terrorism...
  59. Development and Implementation of Food Defense Table-Top Workshop Exposing and Mi
    JOHN WILLIAMS SPINK; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In the longer term, it will increase the number of investigations and seizures of fraudulent food. Improved food supply chain transparency will further protect the public's health from food fraud and other vulnerabilities such ..
  60. REGULATION OF INTESTINAL DEVELOPMENT
    SUSAN HENNING; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..S. food supply. Four Specific Aims have been proposed as follows: 1) To use mice lacking the GC receptor (GR-/-) and their ..
  61. Bldg Capacity of State Food Reg Agency for Inspections &Investigations
    JAMES W MELVIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Food & Drug Protection Division ("the Division") executes its mission of ensuring a safe and secure food supply by enforcing the North Carolina Food, Drug &Cosmetic Act, the North Carolina Dairy Laws, and the North ..
  62. Modernization of a State Feed Regulatory Program: Transitioning to Risk BasedIns
    Meagan Davis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..towards a risk-based inspection program, the changes that will occur in the LADF Feed Program will prove to be beneficial to ensuring a safe food supply as well as play an active role in an integrated food safety system.
  63. Global Responses to Aflatoxin B1 & Alkylating Agents
    Leona Samson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Together these agents are representative of toxic agents found in the external environment, food supply, the endogenous cellular environment, and the cancer chemotherapy clinic...
  64. ISSUES IN ANIMAL HEALTH AND VETERINARY MEDICINE
    Mary Poos; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..animals, and the interaction of animal production practices and disease, with human health and safety of the food supply. To determine the importance/relevance of specific projects to be undertaken, the Panel may establish task ..
  65. COGNITIVE EFFECTS OF SUGAR DIETS ON CHILDREN
    Mark Wolraich; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Because both sugar and aspartame are widely used throughout the American food supply, this study has major implications for the health and behavior of children...
  66. S. typhimurium Genes Required for Colonization of Cattle
    Helene Andrews Polymenis; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The ability of S. typhimurium to consistently contaminate our food supply, creates an urgent need for better understanding of the molecular mechanisms that allow this pathogen to ..
  67. ASSOCIATIVE CONDITIONING OF CHILDREN'S FOOD PREFERENCES
    Leann Birch; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The introduction of fat substitutes into the food supply makes conducting this research more relevant and more feasible...