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     2013 Annual Report​

ABOUT ILSI
The International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) is a nonprofit, worldwide organization whose mission is to provide science that improves human health and well-being and safeguards the environment.

It achieves this mission by fostering collaboration among experts from academia, government, and industry on conducting, gathering, summarizing, and disseminating science. Read More

NEWS!

New Publications on Nanomaterials and the Food Supply
The ILSI Research Foundation and ILSI North America are pleased to announce six new open-access publications are now available. The list of papers and links are on ILSI North America's website: Nanotech and the Food Supply

Open Position: ILSI North America Scientific Program Manager

The Scientific Program Manager reports to the Executive Director and provides scientific, technical, administrative and programmatic support to specific technical committees, subcommittees, and/or project committees within ILSI North America.
Job Description, Qualifications, and How to Apply

 

 Join us at UPCOMING EVENTS

 
IAFP 2014
Indianapolis, Indiana 8/3/2014 - 8/6/2014
The ILSI North America Technical Committees on Food Microbiology and Food & Chemical Safety will be sponsoring scientific sessions at the 2014 International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting
 
Simpósio ILSI Brasil - Fi South America
Expo Center Norte - São Paulo 8/5/2014 - 8/5/2014
 
Jornada Internacional de Nutrição Pediátrica do Hospital Samaritano
Hospital Samaritano – Rua Conselheiro Brotero, 1486 – São Paulo – SP 8/8/2014 - 8/9/2014
 
Seminar on Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition
Jakarta, Indonesia 8/13/2014 - 8/13/2014
This one day seminar focuses on the nutrition and health status of pregnant and lactating mothers and their infants and young children in Indonesia. Organised by ILSI SEA Region and Co-organised with the Ministry of Health, Indonesia
 
IUFoST 17th World Congress of Food Science and Technology
Montreal, Canada 8/17/2014 - 8/21/2014
ILSI North America's recent work on partially hydrogenated oils, public-private partnerships, and food-relevant chemicals in ToxCast will be presented.
 
Maternal and Infant Nutrition - New Australian Research and More
Melbourne, Australia 8/19/2014 - 8/19/2014
Organised by ILSI SEAR Australasia and The Omega-3 Centre
 
Joint GEOSHARE Workshop and Improved Modeling Summit
West Lafayette, Indiana, USA 9/10/2014 - 9/12/2014
This workshop and summit at Purdue University will review data generated under the GEOSHARE pilot programs in India and Ghana and discuss the advantages of developing state-of-the-art, truly open-source code modeling environments.
 
Session on Non-Intentionally Added Substances (NIAS) @ Eurotox 2014
Edinburgh, United Kingdom 9/10/2014 - 9/10/2014
Session supported by the Packaging Materials Task Force.
 
The Gut, Its Microbes and Health
Singapore 10/8/2014 - 10/9/2014
Organised in collaboration with National University of Singapore, Newcastle University and CSIRO
 
ObesityWeek™ 2014
Boston, Massachusetts 11/2/2014 - 11/7/2014
Preeminent event covering the full scope of the obesity issue from cutting-edge research presentations to intervention and public policy discussions.

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 Browse our RECENT PUBLICATIONS

 
A Review of the Environmental Safety of the Cry3Bb1 Protein
Monograph 2014
​This document provides a comprehensive review of the information and data relevant to the environmental risk assessment of Cry3Bb1, a protein encoded by a gene isolated from Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt), and it presents a summary statement about the environmental safety of this protein when produced in genetically engineered (GE) maize (Zea mays) plants.
 
Cleaning and Sanitation of Salmonella-Contaminated Peanut Butter Processing Equipment
Journal Article 2014
Microbial contamination of peanut butter by Salmonella poses a significant health risk as Salmonella may remain viable throughout the product shelf life. Effective cleaning and sanitation of processing lines are essential for preventing cross-contamination.
 
Dietary Acrylamide and Human Cancer: A Systematic Review of Literature
Journal Article 2014
This is a publication of the work of the 2010 Food & Chemical Safety Committee Summer Fellow
 
Does Increased Prescribed Exercise Alter Non-Exercise Physical Activity/Energy Expenditure in Health Adults? A Systematic Review
Journal Article 2014
​Prescribed physical activity/exercise training may reduce non-exercise physical activity resulting in no change in total daily energy expenditure and no or minimal exercise-induced weight loss.
 
Engineered Nanoscale Food Ingredients: Evaluation of Current Knowledge on Material Characteristics Relevant to Uptake from the Gastrointestinal Tract
Journal Article 2014
 
Fortification: new findings and implications
Journal Article 2014
This article discusses and evaluates the value of fortification, the success of current fortification efforts, and the future role of fortification in preventing or reversing nutrient inadequacies.
 
Fortified Foods Are Major Contributors to Nutrient Intakes in Diets of US Children and Adolescents
Journal Article 2014
This paper examines the impact of fortification on nutrient adequacy and excess among US children and adolescents.
 
Impact of stearic acid and oleic acid on hemostatic factors
Journal Article 2014
The aim of this study is to compare the effects of stearic acid with those of oleic acid on markers of hemostasis.
 
Low-calorie sweeteners and body weight and composition: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and prospective cohort studies
Journal Article 2014
A systematic literature search identified 15 RCTs and 9 prospective cohort studies that examined LCSs from foods or beverages or LCSs consumed as tabletop sweeteners
 
Measurement Methods for the Oral Uptake of Engineered Nanomaterials from Human Dietary Sources: Summary and Outlook
Journal Article 2014
This article is one of a series of 4 that report on a task of the NanoRelease Food Additive (NRFA) project of the International Life Science Institute Center for Risk Science Innovation and Application.

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