Additives and Ingredients Subcommittee

of the

Food Advisory Committee

 

Latex Allergy

US Food and Drug Administration

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

 

Tuesday, August 25, 2003

 

8:45                 Welcome and Introductions

Committee Chair

 

8:55                 Conflict of Interest Statements

Committee Executive Secretary

 

9:00                 Welcome

Alan Rulis, Ph.D. Office of Food Additive Safety

 

9:05                 Overview of CFSAN=s Office of Food Additive Safety

                        George Pauli, Ph.D.

 

9:25                 Charge and Questions

Laura Tarantino, Ph.D., Office of Food Additive Safety

 

9:35                 Break                                                                                                                          

 

10:05               Basic Latex Allergy Background

Jay Slater, MD, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research

 

10:50               Questions of Clarification

Committee Members

 

11:05               CDRH Proposal

Mel Stratmeyer, Ph.D., Center for Devices and Radiologic Health

 

11:25               Questions of Clarification

Committee Members

 

11:35               Lunch

 

 

1:00                 Safety Assessment of Food Additives

Anna Shanklin, Ph.D., Office of Food Additive Safety

 

 

1:45                 Questions of Clarification

Committee Members

 

2:00                 Specific Background on Food Mediated Latex Reactions

Mark Hepp, Ph.D., Office of Food Additive Safety

 


2:30                 Questions of Clarification

Committee Members

 

2:45                 Break

 

3:05                 Progress in the Management of NRL Allergy

Vesna Tomazic-Jezic, Ph.D., Center for Devices and Radiologic Health

 

3:30                 Questions of Clarification

Committee Members

 

3:45                 Adjourned

 

 

Wednesday, August 27, 2003

 

8:30                 Call to Order

Committee Chair

 

8:35                 Invited Comment

Don Beezhold, Ph.D.  National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

 

8:55                 Questions of Clarification

                        Committee Members

 

9:10                 Invited Comment from Latex Glove Industry

Charles Reed, MD, Emeritus Professor of Medicine, Mayo College of Medicine                      

9:30                 Questions of Clarification

Committee Members

 

9:45                 Invited Comment from Consumer Advocate                             

Lise Borel, DMD, Consumer Advocate

 

10:05               Questions of Clarification

Committee Members

 

10:20               Break              

 

10:40               Invited comment from a Retail Food Provider

John Schulz, Vice president of Food Safety, Marriott Corporation

 

11:00               Questions of Clarification

Committee Members

 

11:15               Public Comment

 

12:00               Lunch

 

1:15                 Invited comment from a state with latex food service glove prohibition

Michael Heumann, Oregon Department of Human Services

 

1:35                 Questions of Clarification

Committee Members

 

1:50                 Invited comment from a state with latex food service glove prohibition

Marie Stoecker, Rhode Island Department of Human Services

 

2:10                 Questions of Clarification

Committee Members

 

2:25                 Break

 

2:45                 Invited comment from a state with latex food service glove prohibition

Donald Harrington, Arizona Dept. of Environmental Health

 

3:05                 Questions of Clarification

Committee Members

 

3:30                 Adjourned

 

 

 

Thursday, August 28, 2003,  (NOTE: Events Scheduled for Thursday were Completed on Wednesday)

 

9:15                 Review of Charge and Questions

Committee Chair

 

9:30                 Discussion

Committee

 

10:30               Break

 

 

10:45               Responses to Questions

Committee

 

11:45               Concluding Comments


Committee Chair

 

12:00               Adjourn