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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2021. Scanning for New Evidence on Riboflavin to Support a Dietary Reference Intake Review. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/26188.
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SCANNING FOR NEW EVIDENCE ON
RIBOFLAVIN TO SUPPORT A DIETARY
REFERENCE INTAKE REVIEW

Barbara O. Schneeman, Ann L. Yaktine, and Alice Vorosmarti, Editors

Committee on Scanning for New Evidence on Riboflavin to Support a Dietary
Reference Intake Review

Food and Nutrition Board

Health and Medicine Division

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Suggested citation: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2021. Scanning for new evidence on riboflavin to support a Dietary Reference Intake review. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/26188.

Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2021. Scanning for New Evidence on Riboflavin to Support a Dietary Reference Intake Review. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/26188.
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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2021. Scanning for New Evidence on Riboflavin to Support a Dietary Reference Intake Review. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/26188.
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COMMITTEE ON SCANNING FOR NEW EVIDENCE ON RIBOFLAVIN TO SUPPORT A DIETARY REFERENCE INTAKE REVIEW

BARBARA O. SCHNEEMAN (Chair), University of California, Davis

REGAN L. BAILEY, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

PATSY M. BRANNON, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

MARTHA S. FIELD, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

JESSE GREGORY, University of Florida, Gainesville

ALICE H. LICHTENSTEIN, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts

IAN J. SALDANHA, Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, Rhode Island

Health and Medicine Division Staff

ANN L. YAKTINE, Director, Food and Nutrition Board

ALICE VOROSMARTI, Associate Program Officer

ZARIA FYFFE, Senior Program Assistant

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REVIEWERS

This Consensus Study Report was reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in making each published report as sound as possible and to ensure that it meets the institutional standards for quality, objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the study charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the deliberative process.

We thank the following individuals for their review of this report:

YVONNE LAMERS, The University of British Columbia

HELENE MCNULTY, Ulster University

JOSHUA W. MILLER, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

PATRICK J. STOVER, Texas A&M University

Although the reviewers listed above provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the conclusions or recommendations of this report nor did they see the final draft before its release. The review of this report was overseen by CATHERINE E. WOTEKI, Iowa State University. She was responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this report was carried out in accordance with the standards of the National Academies and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content rests entirely with the authoring committee and the National Academies.

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The Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) are a set of evidence-based nutrient reference values for intakes that include the full range of age, gender, and life stage groups in the US and Canada. At the request of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine convened an ad hoc committee to carry out a literature search and evidence scan of the peer-reviewed published literature on indicators of nutritional requirements, toxicity, and chronic disease risk reduction for riboflavin.

Scanning for New Evidence on Riboflavin to Support a Dietary Reference Intake Review builds on the methodology for evidence scanning nutrients (which have existing DRIs) to determine whether there is new and relevant knowledge available that may merit a formal reexamination of DRIs for riboflavin. This report offers comments on the methodological approach to the evidence scan and discusses its findings and interpretation of the process to provide the study sponsors with a greater context to support their interpretation and application of the reported results.

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