APPENDIX AForum on Microbial Threats

Board on Global Health

Institute of Medicine

The National Academies

Foodborne Threats to Health: The Practice and Policies of Surveillance, Prevention, Outbreak Investigations, and International Coordination

October 25 and 26, 2005

KECK 100

National Academies

500 Fifth Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20001

AGENDA

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Session I. The Current U.S. Food Supply—Ruth Berkelman, Moderator

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Craig Henry, Vice president, FPA

Session II. The Food Supply “Threat Spectrum”—Michael Osterholm, Moderator

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Michael Osterholm, University of Minnesota Rob Tauxe, CDC, Atlanta, GA

Session III. The Food Supply “Threat Spectrum”: Case Studies—David Acheson, Moderator

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Barbara Herwaldt, CDC, Atlanta, GA Dean Bodager, Florida Department of Public Health

Session IV. What are the Tools and Technologies for Real-Time Surveillance of the Food Supply for Conventional and Unconventional Adulterants? Local/Regional/National/Global—Dr. Pat Fitch, Moderator

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John Besser, Minnesota Department of Health Bob (Robert L.) Buchanan, Director, Office of Science, CFSAN

Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Session V. Who Is Responsible for Ensuring the Wholesomeness of the Food Supply? Domestic and International Perspectives—Dr. Jim Hughes, Moderator

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John Bailar, III, University of Chicago (Chair, NRC Report: Ensuring Safe Food: From Production to Consumption) Jørgen Schlundt, Director of the Food Safety Program (WHO)

Session VI. What Are the Incentives and Disincentives Associated with Disease/Contamination Reporting? Impacts on Human Health and International Trade—BSE as a “Case Study”—Dr. Lonnie King, Moderator

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Steven Collins, Department of Pathology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia Maura Ricketts, Executive Director, Health Canada

Session VII. Threat Reduction Research and Policy Opportunities—Dr. George Korch, Moderator

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Lonnie King, Chair, NRC Report: Animal Health at the Crossroads Sanford Miller, Food Policy Institute