Fortification: new findings and implications
Journal Article 1/21/2014
This article discusses and evaluates the value of fortification, the success of current fortification efforts, and the future role of fortification in preventing or reversing nutrient inadequacies.
Climate Adaptation Imperatives: Untapped Global Maize Yield Opportunities
Journal Article 1/15/2014
In this article, the authors discuss the difference between observed yields and those achievable by optimized crop production methods, or yield gap, for maize.
Série de Publicações ILSI Brasil - FUNÇÕES PLENAMENTE RECONHECIDAS (fascículos)
Surrogate Species Selection for Assessing Potential Adverse Environmental Impacts of Genetically Engineered Insect-Resistant Plants on Non-Target Organisms
Journal Article 1/1/2014
Most regulatory authorities require that developers of genetically engineered insect-resistant (GEI R) crops evaluate the potential for these crops to have adverse impacts on valued non-target organisms (NTOs), i.e., organisms not intended to be controlled by the trait.
Selection of appropriate tumour data sets for Benchmark Dose Modelling (BMD) and derivation of a Margin of Exposure (MoE) for substances that are genotoxic and carcinogenic: Considerations of biological relevance of tumour type, data quality and uncertain
Journal Article 12/12/2013
Commissioned by the Risk Assessment of Genotoxic Carcinogens Task Force. Food and Chemical Toxicology.
Critical appraisal of the assessment of benefits and risks for foods, ‘BRAFO Consensus Working Group’
Journal Article 11/26/2013
Food and Chemical Toxicology 2013;(55)659–675
Benefit-Risk Analysis for Foods (BRAFO) - Executive Project Summary
Journal Article 11/11/2013
European Journal of Nutrition & Food Safety 2013
Science InSight - November 2013
Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Polymer Matrices - Phase 2.5 Report —Comparison of Existing Studies of Release Measurement for MWCNT-Polymer Composites
Currently there are no broadly accepted methods for evaluating release of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) from polymer matrices, which is a crucial component of conducting exposure assessments for nanomaterials in consumer products.
Beverage caffeine intakes in the U.S.
Journal Article 11/1/2013
This study estimated the caffeine intakes of the U.S. population using a comprehensive beverage survey, the Kantar Worldpanel Beverage Consumption Panel.