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Special Genomics Day Event to be Held at IFT16

Genomics and related approaches are transforming the way we grow, produce and consume food. When food professionals from all over the globe gather at McCormick Place South for IFT16: Where Science Feeds Innovation, July 16-19 in Chicago, a special...
29-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Institute of Food Technologists Student Association and Tate & Lyle Announce Developing Solutions for Developing Countries Competition Finalists

Food security and malnutrition are challenges around the world, but even more so in developing countries. The Institute of Food Technologists Students Association (IFTSA) and Tate &Lyle have announced the six food science student teams that are...
27-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Extensive Scientific Review Finds Benefits of Drinking Coffee Outweigh Risks

Coffee is enjoyed by millions of people every day and the ‘coffee experience’ has become a staple of our modern life and culture. While the current body of research related to the effects of coffee consumption on human health has been...
27-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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