Volume 101 January 2003 Number 12
Hot Topic in Nutrition
DC Section Hosts Students
IFT Lecturer &Science Fair Winners
For Award of Merit Nominations
The Washington, DC Section IFT is seeking nominations from all members for individuals to be considered for receipt of the sectionís Award of Merit. The deadline is January 17, 2003. Nominees should meet the following selection guidelines: Members of the Washington Section who have served intensively (i.e. active participation in a service or activity) for five or more years, or sustained performance of routine service over an extended period of 10 or more years in several activities, and have demonstrated exemplary or technically noteworthy performance in such activities.
The section needs volunteers to serve on the Awards Committee, chaired by Joan R. Rothenberg, International Food Information Council (202-296-6540 or email@example.com). Contact Joan if you are interested in serving on this committee or to submit your nominations. Include a 300-word description of the memberís qualifications for consideration. Nominations may also be sent to any member of the executive committee. See a list of members of the Executive Committee at: http://www.ift.org/sections/washingtondc/index.html
Stay In-the-Know: Send Your Feedback
The Washington, DC Section IFT is considering the discontinuation of its Capital Voices newsletter via U.S. mail. Members of the Executive Committee may soon provide members with an option of receiving meeting notices and news electronically only, to those who have email addresses and choose this option. The Executive Committee would like to hear your opinion and know your preference in receiving notices about upcoming events and news. Send your comments to Chair-elect, Dorothea Vafiadis, ILSI North America, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or give her a call at 202-659-0074, ext. 163.
Judges Needed for Science Fair
year members of the Washington, DC Section IFT
judge regional high school science fairs. The
winners are awarded a one-year subscription to "Food Technology"
and given an award certificate from the section. Judges are needed for the District, Montgomery County, Prince
George's County, Fairfax County and Northern Virginia.
Contact Robyn Reynolds, Consumer Safety Officer, FDA, CFSAN via email at Robyn.Reynolds@cfsan.fda.gov.
Meeting Announcement and Call for Abstracts
5th International Food Data Conference/27th National Nutrient Databank
Conference will be held in Washingon, DC from June 29 to July 3, 2003.
Abstract deadline in January 15, 2003. For more information, see the
conference Web site: http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/conf
membership in the Washington DC Section IFT for the 2002-2003 season!
membership in the Washington, DC Section IFT offers many benefits, including
advance notice of meetings, regular issues of Capital Voices (the DC Section IFT
newsletter) and reduced admission fees to programs.
The 2002-2003 season runs from September 1, 2002 through August 31, 2003.
Membership is $10.00 per person and $5.00 for students.
Please renew your membership by December 31, 2002.
We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you at an upcoming
Please make your check to Washington DC Section IFT and send to IFT DC
Section Treasurer Mary Murphy, Environ Life Sciences, 4350 N. Fairfax Dr., Suite
300, Arlington, VA 22203. Thank
USE OF FOOD CROPS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF
PHARMACEUTICALS AND INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS
|When:||Thursday, December 5, 2002|
Refreshments will be provided
Welcome & Introductions
Alison Bodor, Chair, Washington, DC Section IFT
The Use of Food Crops for the
Production of Pharmaceutical and
Industrial Products: Potential Products, Market, Benefits and Risks
Michael J. Phillips, PhD, Executive Director, Food & Agriculture
Biotechnology Industry Organization
The Food and Drug Administrationís Perspective
Eric Flamm, PhD, Office of Policy, Office of the Commissioner, US Food and Drug Administration (Invited)
The Animal Plant
and Health Inspection Service Perspective
|4:00 PM||Questions and Answers/Discussion|
National Food Processors
$10 for members, 15 for non-members, students free
Dorothea Vafiadis, Chair-Elect, via e-mail at email@example.com or fax: 202-659-3859
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