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Institute of Food Technologists Selects 2016 Fellows

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) is proud to announce its 2016 Fellows. This is a unique professional distinction given to individuals with outstanding and extraordinary qualifications and experience for their contributions to food science...
25-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

IFT Recommends Two Potential Options for the Term Natural

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) recently submitted written comments on the use of the term natural in the labeling of human food products. The current policy for the term “natural” on food labels is vague and leads to...
25-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Special IFT Webinar to Discuss Opportunities and Challenges of New Nutrition Facts Label

In response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) announcement of the updated nutrition facts label, IFT will be holding a special webinar on June 3rd at 9:00 a.m. (CT) that will provide an overview of the required changes,...
25-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Science Versus Sensationalism: Jacques Rousseau to Present Featured Session at IFT16

Food professionals from all over the globe will gather together at McCormick Place South for IFT16: Where Science Feeds Innovation, July 16-19 in Chicago. Jacques Rousseau, lecturer and Chair of the Academic Freedom Committee at the University of...
25-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Trend Report: Consumers Spend Big on Small Plates

One-third of consumers say they are eating more small portions than they did a few years ago. In the May issue of Food Technology magazine, Elizabeth Sloan highlights this and seven other trends related to consumer preferences for small plates and...
25-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

IFT Food Facts Releases New Video on Ancient Grains

Ancient grains have become staples in many diets due to their health benefits and exotic appeal. In fact, the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend daily intake of whole grains to be at least half of total grain consumption. IFT Past...
2-May-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

IFT16 Profile: Bev Postma Addresses Pseudoscience

Food professionals from all over the globe will gather together at McCormick Place South for IFT16: Where Science Feeds Innovation, July 16-19 in Chicago. Bev Postma, an international policy specialist with more than 25 years of experience in the...
27-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Dark Chocolate is Made

The botanical name for the cacao tree is Theobroma cacao, which translates to “food of the gods.” In the April issue of Food Technology magazine, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) contributing editor Tara McHugh, PhD,...
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