JIFSAN 2014 Annual Spring Symposium

The Case of Avoiding Risk: Truth or Consequences

Date: April 24-25, 2014
Location: Sheraton College Park North Hotel, Beltsville, MD, USA


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Opening Remarks
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Comparing Farming Systems:  Organic, Conventional and Biotechnology
Jennie Schmidt, Registered Dietician, Foodie Farmer, Blogger, Agriculture Communicator, Eastern Shore, Maryland
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Conventional or Organic Produce?  The Micrological Question
Shirley Ann Micallef, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
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Economic Impact: Sustainability of Current and Future Agriculture Technologies
Robert Thompson, John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, DC
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Mapping Consumer Trends in Food and Agriculture Technologies
William Hallman, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
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Truth or Consequences in Risk Assessment and Management
Terry Troxell, Exponent, Washington, DC
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The Arsenic Debate Continues: What are the Facts about Arsenic in Food and Beverages? The Whole Food Discussion
James Coughlin, Coughlin & Associates, Aliso Viejo, California
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NCTR Research Plan for BPA:  Integrating Pharmacokinetics in Rodent and Primate Species, Rat Toxicology Studies, Human Biomonitoring, and PBPK Modeling to Assess Potential Human Risks from Dietary Intake
Daniel Doerge, Food and Drug Administration, Jefferson, Arkansas
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Is There Zero Risk Food Packaging?  A Different Look at BPA
Henry Chin, George Mason University, Center for Health and Risk Communication, Maraga, California
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The Zero Risk of Risk Perception:  When Misplaced Fear  is Dangerous to Your Health
Richard Canady, International Life Sciences Institute, Washington, DC
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Is Zero Risk Actually Possible When Communicating Risk to Consumers: A Public Health Perspective
Christine Prue, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia
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News Coverage of  Food Risk
David Ropeik, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
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