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Innovation in Food Technology
Date: December 4, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)
This Food Forum session explored new food technologies from a consumer perspective, technologies related to detection, traceability, and adulteration, and the application of CRISPR in food production. The session also looked at transparency and communication to consumers.
WEBINAR: Current and Emerging Knowledge and Research on Non-Nutritive Sweeteners
Date: November 16, 2018 (1:00 PM Eastern)
The Food Forum is hosting a webinar titled “Current and Emerging Knowledge and Research on Non-Nutritive Sweeteners” on November 16, 2018 at 1:00 PM Eastern Time
Committee on Strategies for Implementing Physical Activity Surveillance - Public Meeting
Date: November 1, 2018 - November 2, 2018 (10:00 AM Eastern)
The Committee on Strategies for Implementing Physical Activity Surveillance will hold a public meeting on November 1, 2018 (10:00 AM – 5:45 PM ET) and November 2, 2018 (8:30 AM – 2:00 PM ET) at the National Academy of Sciences building in Washington, DC (2101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20418). Attendees may register by emailing Meredith Young at firstname.lastname@example.org. Space for in-person attendance is very limited. If you are unable to attend the meeting please feel free to submit public comments at any time to Meredith Young at email@example.com.
Current Status and Response to the Global Obesity Pandemic: A Workshop
Date: October 9, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)
A one-day public workshop that will examine the current efforts and complexity of treating the global obesity epidemic.
Sustainable Diets, Food, and Nutrition: A Workshop
Date: August 1, 2018 - August 2, 2018 (9:00 AM Eastern)
The Current Understanding of Pre-Pregnancy Weight, Gestational Weight Gain, and the Impacts on Maternal and Child Health Among Women with Obesity: A Virtual Workshop (Webinar)
Date: June 13, 2018 (12:00 PM Eastern)
This virtual workshop will examine issues related to obesity before, during, and after pregnancy. The webinar will feature individual invited speakers and presentations that build on previous topics covered by the Academies since the 2009 report on weight gain in pregnancy, including prepregnancy weight status, gestational weight gain, and effects of gestational weight gain on maternal and child health.
Understanding and Overcoming the Challenge of Obesity and Overweight in the Armed Forces: A Workshop
Date: May 7, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)
A one-day public workshop that will examine the challenges posed by obesity and overweight in the armed forces and explore opportunities to overcome those challenges.
U.S. Food and Beverage Labeling Today and Beyond: The Implications of a Changing Landscape
Date: April 19, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)
This Food Forum session explored the current food and beverage labeling landscape in the United States.
Examining Special Nutritional Requirements in Disease States: A Workshop
Date: April 2, 2018 - April 3, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)
A two-day public workshop that will explore the evidence for special nutritional requirements in disease states and medical conditions that cannot be met with a normal diet.
Meeting 4: Committee to Review the Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium Open Session (Webinar)
Date: March 9, 2018 (9:30 AM Eastern)
The Committee to Review the Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium will be holding a public meeting on March 9, 2018 from 9:30 am – 10:30 am ET via web conference only. During this meeting, Dr. Shiriki Kumanyika from Drexel University will discuss health implications of sodium intake for different subpopulations and will answer questions from the committee members. To view this web-based public meeting, please register using the link on the right side of the page. Please direct any questions to Meredith Young at firstname.lastname@example.org. There will also be a public workshop on March 7, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:15 PM ET. For more information, please click here.