March 2, 2012 1:30 - 3:00 pm Central
This webcast is in partnership with and organized by the IFT Washington DC Section. Are dietary supplements regulated appropriately? How can manufacturers of supplements better adhere to the new dietary supplement GMP regulations? What can the industry do to weed out bad players and promote scientific substantiation of products? The dietary supplement industry now exceeds $28 billion in annual sales with over $3 billiion in the sports nutrition sector according to the Nutrition Business Journal.
This webcast will illustrate the existing dietary supplement regulations using sports nutrition supplements as a case study and show how the responsible industry is moving forward to positively influence the science behind the supplements.
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03/02/12 1:30 PM
Taylor C Wallace PhD
Taylor C. Wallace, PhD serves as the Senior Director, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs at the Council for Responsible Nutrition. The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), founded in 1973 and based in Washington, D.C., is the leading trade association representing dietary supplement manufacturers and ingredient suppliers. CRN companies produce a large portion of the dietary supplements marketed in the United States and globally.Prior to joining CRN, Dr. Wallace served as the Scientific Communications Manager for the North American branch of the International Life Sciences Institute, a nonprofit whose mission is to improve public health and wellbeing through advocating for credible emerging science related to nutrition and food safety. Dr. Wallace obtained his Doctorate (2010) and Master’s (2007) degrees in Food Science and Nutrition from The Ohio State University and Bachelor’s degree (2005) in Food Science and Technology from the University of Kentucky. He has expertise in the nutritional role of flavonoids (particularly anthocyanins and flavanols) in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, as well as their chemistry and use as value-added supplements and functional ingredients.Dr. Wallace is a recipient of the 2008 Campbell Soup Company Excellence in Leadership Award and 2009 recipient of the IFT John Litchfield Emerging Young Scientist Award. Dr. Wallace is a reviewer for the Journal of Food Science, Journal of Chromatography, Advances in Nutrition, and Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety. He is an author of 14 peer-reviewed articles/book chapters and has received 7 nationally recognized grants from groups such as the United States Department of Agriculture and Mars, Incorporated. As an active member of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), Dr. Wallace is a current Trustee and acting Treasurer of the foundation Feeding Tomorrow. He is also an active member of the American Chemical Society (ACS), American Society for Nutrition (ASN) and Phi Tau Sigma Honor Society.
Peter Barton Hutt
Covington & Burling LLP
Vice President, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Council For Responsible Nutrition
Douglas “Duffy” MacKay, N.D., is Vice President, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs for the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN). Dr. MacKay is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and was a co-owner and practitioner in a family-owned New Hampshire complementary and alternative medicine private practice for seven years. In addition to his hands-on experience as a practitioner in the field of integrative medicine, he spent eight years working as a medical consultant for two companies in the dietary supplement industry, including four years as an executive with Nordic Naturals, in charge of clinical research. He previously served as Technical Advisor for Thorne Research. Dr. MacKay has published articles in peer-reviewed journals, and serves on the Editorial Board of two peer-reviewed publications: the clinical journal Alternative Medicine Review and the official publication of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, Natural Medicine Journal. Dr. MacKay earned his B.S. in Marine Sciences from the University of California, Santa Cruz and his N.D. from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon. Dr. MacKay is licensed in the state of New Hampshire.