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Institute of Medicine (US) Food Forum. Providing Healthy and Safe Foods As We Age: Workshop Summary. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2010.

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Providing Healthy and Safe Foods As We Age: Workshop Summary.

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DAbbreviations and Acronyms

AA

arachidonic acid (omega-6 fatty acid)

ADA

American Dietetic Association

ADME

absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion

AI

Adequate Intake

ASN

American Society for Nutrition

BMI

body mass index

BPA

bisphenol A

CALERIE

Comprehensive Assessment of Long-Term Effects of Reducing Intake of Energy

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CFSAN

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (FDA)

CPI

consumer price index

CR

caloric restriction

CSPI

Center for Science in the Public Interest

CVB3

coxsackie B3 virus

CYP3A

cytochrome P450-3A

DDT

dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane

DHA

docosahexaenoic acid (omega-3 fatty acid)

DNRC

Division of Nutrition Research Coordination (NIH)

DRI

Dietary Reference Intake

DSHEA

Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act

DTH

delayed-type hypersensitivity

EAR

Estimated Average Requirement

EPA

eicosapentaenoic acid (omega-3 fatty acid)

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

FDC

Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938

Fight BAC!

Fight Foodborne Bacteria

FPI

Food Policy Institute (Rutgers University)

FSIS

Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA)

GI

gastrointestinal

GMA

Grocery Manufacturers Association

GRAS

Generally Recognized as Safe

HHS

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HNRCA

Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (Tufts University)

IFIC

International Food Information Council

IFN-g

Interferon-gamma

IGF-1

insulin-like growth factor-1

IOM

Institute of Medicine

IU

International Unit

KO

knock-out [mice]

LDL

low-density lipoprotein

LTC

long-term care

MPa

Megapascal

NCHS

National Center for Health Statistics (CDC)

NHANES

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

NIA

National Institute on Aging

NIH

National Institutes of Health

NLEA

Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990

NOAEL

no-observable-adverse-effect level

NORC

naturally occurring retirement community

NSAID

non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

NZFSA

New Zealand Food Safety Authority

OAA

Older Americans Act

ODS

Office of Dietary Supplements (NIH)

PCA

Peanut Corporation of America

PCBs

polychlorinated biphenyls

PEEK

polyether ether ketone

PGE2

prostaglandin E2

psi

pounds per square inch

RDA

Recommended Dietary Allowance

RDI

Reference Daily Intake

SDS

sodium dodecyl sulfate

Se

selenium

SNAP

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (USDA)

SNE

Society for Nutrition Education

STEC

Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli

S.T.O.P.

Safe Tables Our Priority

TNF

tumor necrosis factor

UK

United Kingdom

USDA

U.S. Department of Agriculture

UV

ultraviolet [light]

WIC

Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (USDA)

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