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MAIN CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS CRITERIA FOR THE SCIENTIFIC EVALUATION OF FUNCTIONAL FOODS CONTRIBUTIONS.
Diet, Genes and Cancer Risk (Ulrich,C. - Seattle, USA).
Regulatory Framework for Functionality and Safety: European View (Viell, B. - Berlin, D).
Regulatory Framework for Functionality and Safety: Japanese View (Watanabe, S - Tokyo, Japan).
Aspect on the Chinese Funktional Food and their Safety (Wie, Y. - Yangling Shaanxi, China).
Regulatory Framework for Functionality and Safety:North American View (Schneemann, B. - Davis, USA).
Dose-response relationships with special reference to antioxidants (Bast, A. -Maastrich, NL).
Low Dose Competition of Flavonoids with Endogenous Thyroid Transport Proteins: Potential Relevance to the Thyroid Hormone Axis (Köhrle, J. Würzburg, D).
Host factors relevant for bioavailability: Transporters, metabolizing enzymes and genetic polymorphisms (Schrenk, D. - Kaiserslautern, D).
Food matrix and related factors affecting bioavailability (Van het Hof, K. - Vlaardingen, NL).
Toxikokinetics/Toxikodynamics (Walker, R. - Guildford, UK).
Biomarkers to assess safety aspects and functional effects of food (Pool-Zobel, B. - Jena, D).
Biomarkers Relevant to Cardiovascular Disease (Olthof, M. - Wageninge, NL).
Biomarkers for effects on the immune system (Pieters, R. - Utrecht, NL).
Mechanistic Understanding of Potential Adverse Effects of Beta-Carotene Supplementation (Wang, X.-D. - Boston USA).
Potentially adverse mechanisms of antioxidants during cancer therapy (Biesalskie,H.K. - Hohenheim D).
Cholesterol Lowering Vegetable Oil Spreads: Results of a Post Launch Monitoring Programm (Lea, L. - Bedfordshire, UK).
Effect of Flavonoids on Human Topoisomerases (Marko, D. - Kaiserslautern, D).
Risk/Benefit Aspects of Phytoestrogen Consumption (Boyle, C. - London, UK).
Influence of Phytoestrogens on the Biotransformation of Endogenous Estrogens (Metzler, M. - Karlsruhe, D).
How selective are prebiotics? (Hammes, W. Hohenheim; D).
Pathogen or Probiotic- Where is the boundary? (Saarela, M. - Espoo, Finnland).