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National Academies of Sceinces to Host Workshop on Food Allergies

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

(North American Meat Institute)

The National Academies of Sciences will host a second meeting of the Committee on Food Allergies: Global Burden, Causes, Treatment, Prevention and Public Policy August 31 through September 2, 2015, at the Keck Center in Washington, DC. NAMI Vice President of Regulatory and Scientific Programs Susan Backus will attend the workshop. The meeting will examine current knowledge, research and trends surrounding food allergies, will discuss unique needs and challenges of living with food allergies and will draw on international perspectives in measuring, preventing and managing food allergies. Additional topics include basic mechanisms of food allergies, settings of concern, diagnostics and monitoring strategies, food allergy prevention measures and food industry and regulatory environment issues, among other topics. To view the workshop agenda, click here. To register to attend the meeting either via webinar or in-person, click here .

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