Nutraceuticals for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention


Task Force Chair

Mary Ellen Camire

Task Force Author(s)

Nancy Childs
Clare Hasler
Leonard Pike
Fereidoon Shahidi
Bruce Watkins

Task Force Reviewers

Eric Decker
Milner John
Gilbert Leveille
Issue Papers
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Authored by a task force of six scientists, this issue paper identifies existing and emerging issues in the development and use of nutraceuticals' food compounds with health-promoting, disease-preventive, or medical properties.The paper sheds light on consumer questions, key regulations, and safety issues, and provides recommendations on research and policy needs.Chair:Mary Ellen Camire, University of Maine.IP24, October 2003, 16 pp., FREE. Available online ( AND in print (515-292-2125; fee for shipping/handling).


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