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Planning Committee for a Workshop on Potential Health Hazards Associated with Consumption of Caffeine in Food and Dietary Supplements; Food and Nutrition Board; Board on Health Sciences Policy; Institute of Medicine. Caffeine in Food and Dietary Supplements: Examining Safety: Workshop Summary. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2014 Apr 23.

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Caffeine in Food and Dietary Supplements: Examining Safety

Planning Committee on Potential Health Hazards Associated with Consumption of Caffeine in Food and Dietary Supplements

  • The National Academies Lecture Room
  • 2101 Constitution Avenue NW
  • Washington, DC 20418

August 5–6, 2013

WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES

  • Evaluate the epidemiological, toxicological, clinical, and other relevant literature to describe important health hazards associated with caffeine consumption
  • Delineate vulnerable populations who may be at risk from caffeine exposure
  • Describe caffeine exposure and risk of cardiovascular and other health effects on vulnerable populations, including additive effects with other ingredients and effects related to preexisting conditions
  • Explore safe caffeine exposure levels for general and vulnerable populations
  • Identify data gaps on caffeine stimulant effects including but not limited to cardiovascular, central nervous system, or other health outcomes
August 5, 2013
8:00–8:45 a.m. Registration

INTRODUCTION AND OPENING REMARKS

8:50 a.m. Welcome
  • Lynn Goldman, George Washington University, Chair, Planning Committee on Potential Health Hazards Associated with Consumption of Caffeine in Food and Dietary Supplements
9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks
  • Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Food and Drug Administration

SESSION 1: INTAKE AND EXPOSURE TO CAFFEINE

  Moderated by Barbara Petersen, Exponent
9:15 a.m. Examining Exposure to Caffeine in Foods, Beverage, and Supplements
Caffeine Intakes from Beverages in the United States
  • Diane Mitchell, Penn State University
Trends in Caffeine Consumption
  • Victor Fulgoni III, Nutrition Impact, LLC
10:00 a.m. Panel Discussion with Speakers
10:30 a.m. Break

SESSION 2: SAFETY SIGNALS AND SURVEILLANCE OF POPULATIONS

  Moderated by Steve Lipshultz, University of Miami
10:50 a.m. Type and Frequency of Caffeine Toxicity: U.S. and International Surveillance
  • Alvin Bronstein, Rocky Mountain Poison Center
11:10 a.m. Safety Assessment of Caffeine in Foods and Beverages
  • Ashley Roberts, Intertek Cantox Consulting (by WebEx)
11:30 a.m. Panel Discussion with Speakers
12:00 p.m. Break for Lunch

SESSION 3: CAFFEINE EFFECTS ON THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

  Moderated by Stephen Daniels, Children's Hospital, University of Colorado, Denver
1:00 p.m. Vascular Effects of Caffeine
  • John Higgins, University of Texas Medical School
1:20 p.m. Caffeine and Risk of Arrhythmia
  • Jeffrey Goldberger, Northwestern University
1:40 p.m. Caffeine and Risk of Hypertension
  • Ahmed El-Sohemy, University of Toronto (by WebEx)
2:00 p.m. Panel Discussion with Speakers

SESSION 4: CAFFEINE EFFECTS ON THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM

  Moderated by Thomas Gould, Temple University
2:20 p.m. Neuropharmacologic Effects of Caffeine Exposure
  • Sergi Ferré, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse
2:40 p.m. Developmental Neurological Effects of Caffeine Exposure
  • Jennifer Temple, University of Buffalo (by WebEx)
3:00 p.m. Panel Discussion with Speakers
3:20 p.m. Break

SESSION 5: PANEL DISCUSSION: BEHAVIORAL EFFECTS ASSOCIATED WITH CAFFEINE CONSUMPTION

  Moderated by Richard Adamson, TPN Associates
3:30 p.m. Dependence/Tolerance
  • Roland Griffiths, Johns Hopkins University
Addiction
  • Charles O'Brien, University of Pennsylvania
Risk Taking
  • Amelia Arria, University of Maryland, College Park
4:30 p.m. Public Comments

PUBLIC COMMENTS AND CONCLUDING REMARKS

5:00 p.m. Concluding Remarks for Day 1
  • Lynn Goldman, George Washington University, Chair, Planning Committee on Potential Health Hazards Associated with Consumption of Caffeine in Food and Dietary Supplements
5:10 p.m. Adjourn Meeting
August 6, 2013
8:50 a.m. Welcome and Summary from Day 1
  • Lynn Goldman, George Washington University, Chair, Planning Committee on Potential Health Hazards Associated with Consumption of Caffeine in Food and Dietary Supplements
9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks
  • Michael Taylor, Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine, Food and Drug Administration

SESSION 1: OTHER COMPOUNDS IMPACTING CAFFEINE EFFECTS

  Moderated by James Coughlin, Coughlin & Associates
9:15 a.m. Facilitated Discussion: Other Components Impacting Caffeine Effects
  • Led by Stephen Schaffer, University of South Alabama
Summary of the Issues
  • Stephen Schaffer
Panel Discussion
  • Speakers from Day 1

SESSION 2: USE OF CAFFEINATED PRODUCTS

  Moderated by: James Coughlin, Coughlin & Associates
10:15 a.m. Trends in Usage and Potential Benefits from Caffeine
  • Andrew Smith, Cardiff University, UK (by WebEx)
10:35 a.m. Q&A

SESSION 3: EXPLORING SAFE CAFFEINE EXPOSURE LEVELS

10:45 a.m. Panel Discussion: Exploring Safe Caffeine Exposure Levels for Vulnerable Populations
Panel Moderator
  • Mark Feeley, Health Canada
Pregnancy/Infants
  • Christina Chambers, University of California, San Diego
Children/ Young Adults
  • Steve Lipshultz, University of Miami
11:30 a.m. Break for Lunch

SESSION 4: DATA GAPS

  Moderated by Joe Rodricks, Environ International
12:30 p.m. Panel Discussion on Data Gaps and Future Research
  • Stephen Schaffer, University of South Alabama
  • Christina Chambers, University of California, San Diego
  • Steve Lipshultz, University of Miami
  • Regan Bailey, National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements
  • Amelia Arria, University of Maryland, College Park
  • Alvin Bronstein, Rocky Mountain Poison Center
1:45 p.m. Chair's Summary and Final Thoughts
  • Lynn Goldman, George Washington University, Chair, Planning Committee on Potential Health Hazards Associated with Consumption of Caffeine in Food and Dietary Supplements
2:00 p.m. Adjourn Meeting
Copyright 2014 by the National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Bookshelf ID: NBK202235

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