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Expanding Global Food Production in a Warming World

Agriculture can be both a victim and a cause of climate change, say global warming experts. But new sustainable strategies that can help farming adapt to hotter conditions may help reduce agriculture’s carbon footprint too.
21-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

The Difference between “Use-By” “Sell-By” and “Best-By” Dates

Confusion over date labeling leads to billions of pounds of food waste every year. Bob Brackett, PhD CFS, Director of the Institute for Food Safety and Health at the Illinois Institute of Technology and IFT spokesperson explains the difference...
15-Apr-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Top Ten Food Trends for 2015

The April 2015 issue of Food Technology magazine published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) features Contributing Editor A. Elizabeth Sloan’s insights on the top food trends for 2015.
15-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

8 Nutrients to Protect the Aging Brain

Brain health is the second most important component in maintaining a healthy lifestyle according to a 2014 AARP study. As people age they can experience a range of cognitive issues from decreased critical thinking to dementia and Alzheimer’s...
15-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Institute of Food Technologists Announces New Certified Food Scientists

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) is proud to announce that 19 professionals recently earned the prestigious Certified Food Scientist (CFS) credential, joining more than 1,600 in 55 countries worldwide. These include professionals that...
15-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Why Food Will Continue to Get Safer

The days of widespread foodborne illness outbreaks may be waning as researchers find faster, more precise ways to detect and prevent food contamination, reports the latest interview series from FutureFood 2050.
19-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Seafood Companies Embrace Traceability, Provides Benefits for Businesses and Consumers

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), total global capture and aquaculture production of fish reached over 177 million tons in 2012. With greater demands, there will be a need for the seafood industry to trace products from the...
16-Mar-2015 12:30 PM EDT

What Makes Your Beer Green for St. Patrick’s Day?

During the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day it’s common to observe the holiday by eating green eggs and ham and drinking green beer. But what actually gives your food that color, and is it safe? Institute of Food Technologists spokesperson...
13-Mar-2015 6:05 PM EDT

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