10:15 am

Consumer Understanding of Nutrition Labels and Use of Daily Values

Brenda Derby, Food and Drug Administration

Constance Geiger, Geiger and Associates

Susan Borra, International Food Information Council

12:00 pm


1:15 pm

Implications of Using Dietary Reference Intakes for Nutrition Labeling:

(10 minute comments followed by questions from the committee)

Bonnie Liebman, Center for Science in the Public Interest

Leila Saldanha, Consumer Healthcare Products Association

Annette Dickinson, Council for Responsible Nutrition

Regina Hildwine, National Food Processors Association

Robert O. Earl, American Dietetic Association

Suzanne Harris, International Life Sciences Institute

3:00 pm


3:15 pm

Open Forum

Interested individuals and organizations are invited to present their views during this part of the workshop.

To be considered for a brief (5 minute) presentation to the panel, an abstract with references must be submitted to FNB no later than May 21, 2002.

Interested parties should fax requests to 202-334-2316.

4:00 pm



Workshop Sponsored by

Committee on Use of Dietary Reference Intakes in Nutrition Labeling

Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine

National Academy of Sciences Building, Lecture Room

2101 Constitution Ave., NW

Washington, DC

November 21, 2002


1:00 pm

Welcome and Introductions

Irwin Rosenberg, Committee Chair

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