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8th Joint CSL/JIFSAN Symposium on Food Safety and Nutrition
Date: June 26 - 28, 2007 Location: Greenbelt Marriot, Greenbelt, MD The eighth in an on-going series of Joint Symposia on food safety and applied nutrition jointly organized by the Central Science Laboratory (CSL), UK and the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN), University of Maryland, College Park. The Focus of the 2007 annual CSL/JIFSAN Joint Symposium on Food Safety and Nutrition is Nanotechnology in Foods and Cosmetics. Tentatively, symposium sessions will address the identification of regulatory issues, research approaches, characterization and detection methods, routes of exposure and toxicology, and risk analysis and decision making related to food and cosmetic applications of nanotechnology. PRESENTATIONS Tuesday, June 26, 2007 Michael Roberts Introduction to CSL, CSL (UK) Presentation (PDF) Norris Alderson International regulatory issues relating to key areas of product development: "FDA Regulation of Products Containing Nanoengineered Materials" (FDA). Presentation (PDF) Phillipe Martin "Legislative Aspects of Nanoparticles" (European Commission) Presentation (PDF) Hongda Chen International research approaches relating to key areas of product development: "Nanotechnology for Food Systems - Research Efforts in the US", National Program Lead, Bioprocessing Engineering, Nanotechnology Program (USDA/CSREES) Presentation Unavailable Mary Kavanagh European Framework for Exploring Nanotechnology Risks Presentation (PDF) Wednesday, June 27, 2007 John Small Detection and Standardization Methods for Nanomaterials (NIST) Presentation (PDF) Sang Bok Lee "Nanotubes Beyond Carbon Nanotubes", University of Maryland, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Presentation Unavailable Martin Lo "Nanotechnology and Packaging", University of Maryland Presentation (PDF) Karen Tiede "An Overview of Analytical Techniques for Detection of Nanoparticles in Biological Systems", York University, UK Presentation Unavailable Hendrik Emons "Development of Nanoparticle Reference Materials: Guiding Principles and Challenges", (JRC-IRMM) Presentation (PDF) Alistair Boxall "Food and Environmental Exposure Routes of Nanotechnology", (CSL) Presentation Unavailable Robert Bronaugh "Routes of Exposure-Skin Penetration Studies Presentation (Unavailable) Qasim Chaudry "Products and Applications of Nanotechnolog for Food and Food Packaging - Implications for Consumer Safety and Regulatory Controls" (CSL) Presentation (PDF) Berna Magnuson "Toxicological Impacts: Nutrition and Nanotechnology", University of Maryland, Department of Nutrition and Food Science Presentation (PDF) Hermann Stamm "In Vitro Nanomaterials Toxicology (JRC-IHCP) Presentation Unavailable Thursday, June 28, 2007 Michael Holsapple "Framework for Systematically Exploring Nanotechnology's Possible Risks", The Weinberg Group, Inc. Presentation (PDF) Scott Thurmond "Are There Potential Safety Concerns for the Use of Nanomaterials in Food or Color Additives?" (FDA/CFSAN) Presentation (PDF) Anne Theobald "A European View on Risk Assessment of Nanoparticles in Foods" (EFSA) Presentation (PDF) Steven Fleischer "Regulatory Approach to Nanotechnology-based Drugs for Food Producing Animals" (FDA/CVM) Presentation (PDF)