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

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