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8 Ways Zinc Affects the Human Body

Researchers identified zinc as one of the most important essential trace metals in human nutrition and lifestyle in a new review article in Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, published by the Institute of Food Technologists...
18-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Man’s Best Friend Goes Gourmet: Nine Emerging Trends in Pet Food

Four out of five pet owners now consider their pet a member of the family, and consumers are shifting their priorities when it comes to purchasing food for their pets accordingly (Mintel, Pet Food, 2013). In the July issue of Food Technology...
18-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Essential Oils May Provide Good Source of Food Preservation

A new study in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), found that essential oils may be able to be used as food preservatives in packaging to help extend the shelf-life of food products.
18-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

IFT 2014 Annual Meeting & Food Expo® in New Orleans Featured Latest Scientific Research in Food

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) 2014 Annual Meeting & Food Expo® in New Orleans highlighted the latest in food products and the science of food. More than 16,500 people from 85 countries registered for the event held June 21-24 to attend...
18-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

IFT Global Food Traceability Center Appoints Two New Advisory Council Members

Ian Williams, PhD, Chief of the Outbreak Response and Prevention Branch for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Robert Gravani, PhD, CFS, Food Science Professor at Cornell University, have both recently joined the Advisory Council...
18-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

FutureFood 2050 Looks at Food Security and Nutrition Challenges Facing Africa

To envision challenges and solutions we may face in feeding 9 billion people anticipated by 2050, we can look to developing economies and countries that epitomize the difficulty and reward of planning for the future of food security. Scientific...
16-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Inconsistent Sugar Recommendations Raise Questions

Sugar has been a part of the human diet since sugarcane was domesticated in 8000 B.C., but today myths and misunderstandings about sugar and the role it plays in health abound. In the media, sugar has been linked to obesity, toxicity, addiction, and...
24-Jun-2014 6:00 PM EDT

New Technologies Will Bring Health Benefits of Oats and Barley to a Greater Number of Foods

New technologies may help food manufacturers more broadly utilize the many healthful benefits of oats and barley in a greater range of food products, according to a June 24 panel discussion at the 2014 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual...
24-Jun-2014 5:00 PM EDT

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