Federal Regulation of Probiotics
First Meeting Materials and Summary
June 14 2010
- Participant List
- List of NIH's Human Microbiome Project grantees
- Diane Hoffmann's introductory remarks
- Documents distributed in advance of meeting (general information about probiotics)
- "Get the Facts – An Introduction to Probiotics." National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), 2008.
- "The Human Microbiome Project," P. Turnbaugh, et. al., Nature, Vol 449;18 (October 2007).
- "Probiotic Microbes: The Scientific Basis," a report based on a colloquium sponsored by the American Academy of Microbiology, 2005.
- "Health and Nutritional Properties of Probiotics in Food including Powder Milk with Live Lactic Acid Bacteria," a report of a Joint FAO/WHO Expert Consultation, 2001.
- "Guidelines for the Evaluation of Probiotics in Food," a report of a Joint FAO/WHO Working Group, 2002.
- "Probiotics: Their Potential to Impact Human Health," M.E. Sanders, et. al, a Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) Issue Paper based upon work supported by a USDA grant.
- "Probiotics, prebiotics, and synbiotics – approaching a definition." J. Schrezenmeir and M. de Vrese, Am J. Clin. Nutr 2001:73(suppl):361S-4S.
- "Executive Summary: Scientific and Regulatory Challenges of Development of Probiotics as Foods and Drugs," F. Hoffman, et al., Clinical Infectious Diseases 2008:46(suppl2):S53-57.
- "Probiotic use in clinical practice: what are the risks?" R. Boyle, et al., Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 2006;83: 1256-64.
- Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, RFP for "Safety of Probiotics Used to Reduce Risk and Prevent of Treat Disease."
- Presentations from the first meeting
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- June 14 Probiotics Meeting Summary
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