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Generation Excess III

Generation Excess The Center for Science in the Public Interest and leading European consumer organizations convened policy makers, nutrition experts, and public health officials from the United States and Europe for “Generation Excess III,” a conferences on public policy approaches to childhood obesity and related diet and health problems on April 8 in Washington, D.C. The conference was organized under the auspices of the Trans Atlantic Consumer Dialogue, an advisory group of consumer organizations established by the European Commission and the U.S. Department of State and follows two previous conferences held in Europe.

See below for a selection of presentations from Generation Excess III in PowerPoint and Adobe PDF formats.

Presentations from Generation Excess III Conference

Washington D.C., April 8, 2008

Keynote Address: Changing the Food Environment: Progress to Date and Next Steps
(Acrobat 14.7MB, Powerpoint 27.6MB)
Marion Nestle, Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, NYU

King County, WA Nutrition Disclosure Regulations for Chain Restaurants
(Acrobat 2.5MB, Powerpoint 10MB)
Dennis Worsham- Project Manager, Regional Health Director, Public Health, Seattle and King County

Nutrition and Physical Activity: Towards a Healthier Lifestyle
(Acrobat 456k, Powerpoint 6MB)
Robert Madelin, Director General for Health and Consumer Protection, European Commission

Changing the Food Environment: The French Experience
(Acrobat 64k, Powerpoint 120k)
Dr. Michel Chauliac, Coordinator of the National Nutritional and Health Program
Ministry of Health, Youth and Sports

French Government Approach on Improvement of the Nutritional Quality of Processed Food
(Acrobat 44k, Powerpoint 84k)
Dr Michel Chauliac, Coordinator of the National Nutritional and Health Program
Ministry of Health, Youth and Sports

Update on the European Commission’s New Proposal for Mandatory Nutrition Labelling
(Acrobat 120k, Powerpoint 168k)
Helen Lee, European Commission

The Changing Food Environment: The Role and Activities of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
(Powerpoint 2000k)
Janice Oliver, Deputy Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration

Restricting Food Marking to Children in Europe
(Acrobat 588k, Powerpoint 684k)
Tim Lobstein, International Obesity Task Force, International Association for the Study of Obesity

Promoting Healthy Food and Activity Environments — A View from California
(Powerpoint 16.2MB)
Leslie Mikkelsen, Managing Director, Strategic Alliance

UK Experience in Reducing Salt, Fat and Sugar in Processed Foods
(Acrobat 556k, Powerpoint 8.4MB)
Rosemary Hignett, Head of Nutrition, UK Food Standards Agency

Nutrition Labelling: Use of Traffic Light Signals vs Guideline Daily Amounts: What Does the Research Show?
(Acrobat 396k, Powerpoint 1100k)
Rosemary Hignett, Head of Nutrition, UK Food Standards Agency

Calorie Labeling in New York City Restaurants: An Approach to Inform Consumers
(Acrobat 784k, Powerpoint 2.9MB)
Sonia Angell, MD MPH, Director, CVD Prevention and Control

The New York City Trans Fat Regulation: Preventing Heart Disease by Changing the Food Environment
(Acrobat 1400k, Powerpoint 4.4MB)
Sonia Angell, MD MPH, Director, CVD Prevention and Control, NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

Update on Nutrition Labeling Reforms in the U.S.
(Acrobat 1000k, Powerpoint 10.1MB)
Camille Brewer, Deputy Director, Office of Nutrition, Labeling and Dietary Supplements, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

The Danish Trans Fat Ban
(Acrobat 164k, Powerpoint 972k)
Paolo M. Drostby, Head of Food Policy Division, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Denmark

FDA Efforts to Reduce Trans Fat and Salt in Processed Foods
(Acrobat 1500k, Powerpoint 340KB)
Julie Moss, PhD, RD, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Office of Nutrition, Labeling and Dietary Supplements, Food and Drug Administration

Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: A Cross-Government Strategy for England
(Acrobat 568k, Powerpoint 9.6MB)
Will Cavendish, Director of Health and Well-Being Department of Health, HM Government, UK

For more information from the conference from the Trans Atlantic Consumer Dialogue, please see http://www.tacd.org/events/meeting9/index.htm