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Report of the Working Group on Obesity: Appendix A - List of Acronyms and Abbreviations

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ANPRM Advance notice of proposed rulemaking
BMI Body mass index
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CFSAN Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
CNS Central nervous system
CSFII USDA 1994-1996 Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals
CSPI Center for Science in the Public Interest
DSHEA Dietary Supplement and Health Education Act of 1994
DHHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
FDA Food and Drug Administration
FTC Federal Trade Commission
FR Federal Register
IFIC International Food Information Council
IOM Institute of Medicine
NFP Nutrition facts panel
NIH National Institutes of Health
NLEA Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990
OASPE DHHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
OWG FDA's Obesity Working Group
PDP Principal display panel
RACCs Reference amounts customarily consumed
the Act Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture
USDA/ARS U.S. Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research Service
%DV Percent Daily Value
21 CFR Title 21, Code of Federal Regulations