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This study was supported by Contract No. HHSF22301004T (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Interagency Risk Assessment Consortium); AG-3A94-P-09-0172 and OEM-09-DC-01 (U.S. Department of Agriculture), N01-OD-4-2139 (National Institutes of Health), and HHSF22301005T (Food and Drug Administration) between the National Academy of Sciences. Additional support came from Abbott Laboratories, Campbell Soup, Cargill, Coca-Cola Company, ConAgra Foods, General Mills, Kellogg Company, Kraft Foods, Mars, McDonalds, Mead Johnson Nutrition, Monsanto, and PepsiCo. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the organizations or agencies that provided support for this project.
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Suggested citation: IOM (Institute of Medicine). 2010. Providing Healthy and Safe Foods as We Age: Workshop Summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.