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North American Branch of the International Life Sciences Institute

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​​​​​The North American branch of the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI North America) is a public, non-profit scientific foundation that advances the understanding and application of science related to the nutritional quality and safety of the food supply.

2015 Annual Report - pdf
​​ About Us
The organization carries out its mission by sponsoring research programs, professional and educational programs and workshops, seminars, and publications. ILSI North America provides a neutral forum for government, academic, and industry scientists to discuss and resolve scientific issues of common concern for the well-being of the general public. ILSI North America's programs are supported primarily by its industry membership.
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ILSI North America News
Stay up to date on all ILSI North America events and activities by subscribing to our quarterly newsletter.
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Explore ILSI North America Projects posted on AHRQ's Systematic Review Data Repository

​ILSI North America currently has 6 projects posted to this public data repository.  Explore them here.

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2017 Future Leader Award Nominations

The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, 17 June 2016. ​

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Metal Dietary Exposure Screening Tool

The ILSI North America Food and Chemical Safety Committee sponsored the development of the Metal Dietary Exposure Screening Tool. Access the tool at

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Creating a literature database of low-calorie sweeteners and health studies: evidence mapping
Journal Article, 2016
Using the topic of low-calorie sweeteners (LCS) and selected health outcomes, this paper describes the process of creating an evidence-map database. Read More

Higher dietary anthocyanin and flavonol intakes are associated with anti-inflammatory effects in a population of US adults
Journal Article
Although growing evidence from trials and population-based studies has supported a protective role for flavonoids in relation to risk of certain chronic diseases, the underlying mechanisms remain unclear. Read More

Achieving a transparent, actionable framework for public-private partnerships for food and nutrition research
Journal Article
This publication is a summary of a working meeting held on 8 December 2014 to discuss and reach a consensus on guiding principles for public-private partnerships related to food and nutrition research. Read More

Evaluation of food-relevant chemicals in the ToxCast high-throughput screening program
Journal Article
These data provide insight into chemical properties and cellular targets through which foodrelevant chemicals elicit bioactivity. Read More

A Risk-Based Strategy for Evaluating Mitigation Options for Process-Formed Compounds in Food
This workshop aimed to gain alignment from academia, government, and industry on a risk-based process for proactively assessing the need for and benefit of mitigation of process-formed compounds Read More


 New Way to Evaluate Chemical Safety, From @Risk_Bites


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World Mycotoxin Forum & International Symposium on Mycotoxins
Winnipeg, Canada 6/9/2016 - 6/9/2016
The Food and Chemical Safety Committee is sponsoring a session on “Risk-Based Assessment of Mycotoxins Mitigation”
ILSI North America 2016 FNSP Mid-Year Meeting
Washington, D.C. 6/28/2016 - 6/28/2016
IAFP Annual Meeting 2016
St. Louis, Missouri 7/31/2016 - 8/3/2016
Sessions are being organized by ILSI North America's Food Mircobiology and Food & Chemical Safety Committees.

Videos of the scientific sessions at the recent ILSI North America Annual Meeting are now available to view.

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