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Helen Jensen
Iowa State University
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Prioritizing Opportunities to Reduce Foodborne Illness
Food Safety Research Consortium National Conference

Resources for the Future, Washington, D.C.
September 14, 2005

Project Overview
Helen Jensen Iowa State University Project overview and goals of the conference

A Conceptual Framework and Key Issues
Michael Taylor Resources for the Future Overview of a conceptual framework (all session slides combined here)
Glenn Morris University of Maryland Predicting food safety outcomes and related modeling issues
Michael Doyle University of Georgia Center for Food Safety Identifying and evaluating the effectiveness of interventions
Julie Caswell University of Massachusetts Assessing costs and health benefits of interventions

Priority-Setting Experiences
Alan Rulis Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition Food safety resource allocation at FDA
Marie-Josee Mangen RIVM (National Institute for Public Health and the Environment)/Netherlands The Dutch experience with priority setting
Randall Huffman American Meat Institute Targeting interventions in ground beef production
Tom Billy Former Food Safety and Inspection Service administrator and Codex chair A policy and international perspective

For more information about the project, see Prioritizing Opportunities to Reduce Foodborne Risk.