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US food industry leaders to convene for health talks in Texas
Date:1/21/2014

le Prevention Research Center director and ABC News medical consultant.

Dr. Rod Dashwood's talk, "Green with Envy," will address cancer prevention by chlorophyll-rich foods. Dashwood is director of the Center for Epigenetics and Disease Prevention at the Institute of Bioscience and Technology in Houston and recently affiliated with the Vegetable and Fruit Improvement Center.

Texas State Comptroller Susan Combs is the keynoter at the noon luncheon. Combs assisted the center's establishment when she was Texas agriculture commissioner.

The afternoon session will focus on "Improving our Health: How Research can Help Increase Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables." A panel of food industry representatives will give brief statements, which will provide fodder for round table discussions.

The panel will include Charles Arnot, CEO of Center for Food Integrity in Gladstone, Mo., who will talk about ethics, values and science; Elizabeth Pivonka, CEO of Produce for Better Health Foundation in Hockessin, Del., who will talk about gaps in research that need to be answered to increase fruit and vegetable consumption; and Anita Jones-Mueller, CEO of Healthy Dining Finder in San Diego, Calif., who will talk about the restaurant industry's health initiatives.

Also on the panel will be Emiliano Escobedo, executive director of the Hass Avocado Board in Irvine, Calif., who will talk about how growers of that commodity invested in nutrition research and marketing; and Linda Eatherton, director of global, food and nutrition practice for Ketchum, Inc. in Chicago, Ill., who will talk about consumers' growing desire for information about fruits and vegetables worldwide; and David M.Stark, global consumer benefit leader for Monsanto, who will discuss consumer perspectives.

For more information, contact the Vegetable and Fruit Improvement Center at VFIC.Center@agnet.tamu.edu or 979-862-4521.'/>"/>

Contact: Kathleen Phillips
ka-phillips@tamu.edu
979-845-2872
Texas A&M AgriLife Communications
Source:Eurekalert

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