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Join the Council for Responsible Nutrition-International (CRN-I) for its annual symposium, this year on "Nutrient Reference Value – Non-Communicable Disease (NRV-NCD) Endpoints," 20 November in Kronberg, Germany. Read the press release...


2015 Symposium Report:
Nutrient reference value: non-communicable disease endpoints—a conference report Published online ahead of print in the European Journal of Nutrition 16 March 2016
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  • All-day symposium

  • Free registration for all Codex official delegates and academics

  • Coffee breaks and lunch included

  • Convenient to the Frankfurt Airport and the Codex CCNFSDU meeting in Bad Soden


Program in English/Subject to Change

Opening Remarks

David Morrison
CRN-International, Manno, Switzerland
The Vitamin Shoppe, North Bergen, New Jersey, U.S.

CRN-I Symposium 2014 – A Review

Mark A. LeDoux
CRN-International, Manno, Switzerland
Natural Alternatives International, Inc., San Marcos, California, U.S.


CRN-I Symposia 2010 – 2013 – A Review

James C. Griffiths, Ph.D.
CRN-International, Manno, Switzerland


Bioactives and DRI (NRV) Values

Joanne R. Lupton, Ph.D.
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, U.S.


The DRI Process – Strengths and Weaknesses of Evidence

Ann L. Yaktine, Ph.D., R.D.
U.S. Food Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine, Washington, D.C., U.S.


Omega-3 Fatty Acid (DHA/EPA) Research

Prof. Dr. Clemens von Schacky
Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany


Scientific Basis for a Public Health Recommendation for EPA/DHA

Harry B. Rice, Ph.D.
Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED) , Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.


Panel Discussion: Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Evidence-Based Nutrition and the Problem of Proof

Jeffrey B. Blumberg. Ph.D., F.A.S.N., F.A.C.N., C.N.S.
Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.


Potassium and Hypertension – Basis for a NRV-NCD

Mary R. L’Abbe, Ph.D.
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Closing Remarks

James C. Griffiths, Ph.D.
CRN-International, Manno, Switzerland


Contact Haiuyen Nguyen (info@crn-i.ch) for more information and to register.