Building a More Sustainable,
Resilient, Equitable, and
Nourishing Food System
PROCEEDINGS OF A WORKSHOP
Melissa Maitin-Shepard, Rapporteur
Food and Nutrition Board
Health and Medicine Division
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PLANNING COMMITTEE FOR A WORKSHOP ON BUILDING A MORE SUSTAINABLE, RESILIENT, EQUITABLE, AND NOURISHING FOOD SYSTEM1
NAOMI K. FUKAGAWA (Chair), Director, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture
KRISTIE L. EBI, Professor, Center for Health and the Global Environment, University of Washington
KELSEY FREEMAN SAELENS, Director, Federal Government Relations, Cargill, Inc.
MATT LIEBMAN, Henry A. Wallace Endowed Chair for Sustainable Agriculture, Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University
D. JULIAN McCLEMENTS, Distinguished Professor, Department of Food Sciences, College of Natural Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst
CARRIE McMAHON, Consumer Safety Officer, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
CHRISTIAN PETERS, Associate Professor, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University
SYLVIA ROWE, President, SR Strategy, LLC
RICARDO SALVADOR, Director, Food & Environment Program, Union of Concerned Scientists
PATRICK J. STOVER, Vice Chancellor, Dean for Agriculture and Life Sciences, Texas A&M University
NORBERT WILSON, Professor, Sanford School of Public Policy, Divinity School, Duke University
1 The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s planning committees are solely responsible for organizing the workshop, identifying topics, and choosing speakers. The responsibility for the published Proceedings of a Workshop rests with the workshop rapporteur and the institution.
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FOOD FORUM (AS OF JULY 2020)1
SYLVIA ROWE (Chair), SR Strategy, LLC, Washington, DC
ARTI ARORA, The Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, Georgia
RODOLPHE BARRANGOU, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
SUJATHA BERGEN, Natural Resources Defense Council, New York City
WENDY BOLAND, Kogod School of Business, American University, Washington, DC
CINDY DAVIS, Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
ERIC A. DECKER, University of Massachusetts Amherst
JOY DUBOST, Unilever Research and Development, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
DENISE R. EBLEN, Food Safety and Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC
KELSEY FREEMAN SAELENS, Cargill, Inc., Washington, DC
NAOMI K. FUKAGAWA, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland
STEPHANIE K. GOODWIN, Danone North America, Washington, DC
M. R. C. GREENWOOD, University of California, Davis
TERRY T-K HUANG, City University of New York School of Public Health and Health Policy, New York City
RENÉE S. JOHNSON, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, Washington, DC
WENDY L. JOHNSON, Nestlé Corporate Affairs, Arlington, Virginia
CHRISTINA KHOO, Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc., Lakeville, Massachusetts
VIVICA I. KRAAK, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg
CATHERINE KWIK-URIBE, Mars, Inc., Germantown, Maryland
JOSEPH A. LEVITT, Hogan Lovells, LLP, Washington, DC
ALICE H. LICHTENSTEIN, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts
PETER LURIE, Center for Science in the Public Interest, Washington, DC
CHRISTOPHER J. LYNCH, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
DIANE MALUNOWICZ, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dallas, Texas
SUSAN T. MAYNE, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, College Park, Maryland
1 The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s forums and roundtables do not issue, review, or approve individual documents. The responsibility for the published Proceedings of a Workshop rests with the workshop rapporteur and the institution.
DEIRDRE McGINLEY-GIESER, American Institute for Cancer Research, Arlington, Virginia
KAREN McINTYRE, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
MEGAN NECHANICKY, General Mills, Golden Valley, Minnesota
RONI NEFF, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
SARAH OHLHORST, American Society for Nutrition, Rockville, Maryland
JILL REEDY, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
KRISTIN REIMERS, Conagra Brands, Omaha, Nebraska
BRIAN RONHOLM, Consumer Reports, Washington, DC
SHARON A. ROSS, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
PAMELA STARKE-REED, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland
ALISON L. STEIBER, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Chicago, Illinois
MARY T. STORY, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
PATRICK J. STOVER, Texas A&M University, College Station
CHERYL TONER, American Heart Association, Washington, DC
DOROTHEA K. VAFIADIS, National Council on Aging, Arlington, Virginia
Health and Medicine Division Staff
HEATHER DEL VALLE COOK, Director, Food Forum
CYPRESS LYNX, Research Associate
ANN L. YAKTINE, Director, Food and Nutrition Board
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