Food Advisory Committee Meeting

July 13-15, 2005

Draft Report: Approaches to Establish Thresholds for Major Food Allergens and Gluten


Roster of Participants



Standing Members



Acting Chair:

Richard A. Durst, Ph.D.

Professor, Chemistry
Cornell University
Geneva, NY 14456




Patrick S. Callery, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean for Research and Graduate Programs
University of West Virginia
P.O. Box 9530
Morgantown, WV 26506-9530


Dennis Gonsalves, Ph.D., M.S.

Senior Scientist

USDA/Pacific Basin Agricultural Research

99 Aupuni Street, Suite 204

Hilo, Hawaii  96720


Douglas C. Heimburger, M.D., M.S.
Professor, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics
University of Alabama at Birmingham
222 Susan Mott Webb Nutrition Sciences Building 1675 University Boulevard
Birmingham, AL 35294-3360


Margaret C. McBride, M.D.

Chief, Division of Neurology
Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron, Ohio
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308-1062


Carolyn I. Waslien Ghazaii, Ph.D., R.D.

Professor, Nutritional Epidemiology

John Burns School of Medicine

University of Hawaii
1960 East West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822



Consumer Representative:

Ms. Jean M. Halloran
Director, Consumer Policy Institute/Consumers Union
101 Truman Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10703



Industry Representatives:

Jeffrey A. Barach, Ph.D.

Vice President for Special Projects
National Food Processors Association
1350 I Street, NW - Suite 300
Washington, DC 20005


Mark Nelson, Ph.D.

Vice President, Scientific and Regulatory Policy
Grocery Manufacturers of America
2401 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20037








JULY 13-15, 2005

R1 2 Temporary Voting Members




Temporary Voting Members



Petr Bocek, M.D., Ph.D.

Medical Officer, Allergic Mechanisms Section


6610 Rockledge Drive,  MSC-6601

Bethesda, MD 20892-6601



Margaret E. Briley, Ph.D.
Department of Ecology
University of Texas at Austin
GEA 117 A2700
Austin, Texas 78712



Erica Brittain, Ph.D.

Mathematical Statistician

Biostatistics Research Branch, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH

6700B Rockledge Drive  MSC 7609

Bethesda, MD  20892



Ciaran P. Kelly, M.D.

Director, Celiac Center

Herman L. Blumgart Firm Chief

Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Training

Associate Professor of Medicine

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School

330 Brookline Avenue DA-601

Boston, MA 02215



Soheila June Maleki, Ph.D.


USDA, Agricultural Research Service.

1100 Robert E. Lee Blvd.

New Orleans, LA 70124-4305















Mr. David O. Oryang

Agricultural Engineer 


4700 River Road,

Riverdale, MD  20737-1238



Marc D. Silverstein, Ph.D.

Clinical Scholar in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics

Baylor Health Care System

8080 North Central Expressway,

Dallas, Texas 75206



Suzanne Teuber, M.D. 

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine

Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Clinical Immunology

University of California, Davis, School of Medicine

451 E. Health Sciences Drive,

Davis, CA  95616              































Guest Speakers



Pekka Collin, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor

Medical School

University of Tempere

Tempere, Finland



Catherine Copp

Senior Policy Advisor

Food and Drug Administration, CFSAN

5100 Paint Branch Parkway

College Park, MD  20740



Rene Crevel, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist

Safety and Environmental Assurance Centre


Colworth House

Sharnbrook, Bedford

MK44 1LQ

United Kingdom



Alessio Fasano, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine & Physiology

Director, Mucosal Biology Research Center

Center for Celiac Research

University of Baltimore School of Medicine

Baltimore, MD  21201



Steven M. Gendel, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist

Food and Drug Administration

National Center for Food Safety & Technology
6502 S. Archer Road
Summit-Argo, IL 60501



Susan Hefle, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Co-Director, Food Processing Center, University of Nebraska255 Food Industry Building

Lincoln, NE  68583





Rhonda Kane, M.S., R.D.

Consumer Safety Officer,

Food and Drug Administration, CFSAN

5100 Paint Branch Parkway

College Park, MD  20740



Donald Kasarda, Ph.D.

Retired, Consultant

Agricultural Research Service, USDA

Western Regional Center

Albany, CA  94710



Cynthia Kupper, R.D., C.D.

Executive Director

Gluten Tolerance Group of North America

Seattle, WA  98166-1820



Stefano Luccioli, M.D.

Senior Medical Advisor,

Food and Drug Administration, CFSAN

5100 Paint Branch Parkway

College Park, MD  20740



Anne Munoz-Furlong


Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network

11781 Lee Jackson Highway, Suite 160

Fairfax, VA  22033



Joseph A. Murray, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
The Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
200 First Street, SW
Rochester MN 55906









Steve Taylor, Ph.D.

Maxcy Distinguished Professor & Director

University of Nebraska

Department of Food Science & Technology

143 Food Industry Bldg.

Lincoln, NE  68583-0919

Robert Wood, M.D.
Johns Hopkins University School Medicine
Medical school faculty 
Asthma, Food Allergy, Pediatric
600 N. Wolfe Street, CMSC 1102 
Baltimore, MD 21287