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Global Food Traceability Center Submits Comments to Presidential Task Force on Illegal, Unreported, Unregulated Fishing and Seafood Fraud

To offer solutions to pressing food fraud issues, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Global Food Traceability Center (GFTC) today submitted written and oral comments to the Presidential Task Force on Combatting Illegal, Unreported and...
28-Aug-2014 1:45 PM EDT

The Chemistry Behind BBQ

It's that time of the year again when people are starting to fire up the grill for tailgating season! IFT spokesperson Guy Crosby, PhD, CFS provides insight into the food science behind BBQ. Crosby addresses how a marinade works to keep your meat...
25-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Ice Cream Goes Southern, Okra Extracts May Increase Shelf-Life

While okra has been widely used as a vegetable for soups and stews, a new study in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), shows how okra extracts can be used as a stabilizer in ice cream.
21-Aug-2014 2:40 PM EDT

FutureFood 2050 Explores How Aquaculture and the Future of Fish Impact Global Food Security

The fish or seafood you eat in the future may come from some unexpected sources, according to the latest series of interviews from the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) FutureFood 2050 publishing initiative. In this series, FutureFood 2050 talks...
21-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) and Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Partner to Expand Certified Food Scientist (CFS) Certification

The Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) and the Institute of Food Technologists announced today that AIFST will endorse and promote the Certified Food Scientist (CFS) certification to food professionals in Australia.
21-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Institute of Food Technologists Student Association and Partners in Food Solutions Announce Developing Solutions for Developing Countries Competition Winners

Two food science student teams—one international, one domestic—were named winners of the Institute of Food Technologists Student Association Developing Solutions for Developing Countries Competition during the IFT 2014 Annual Meeting & Food...
21-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Science Behind Ice Cream Revealed

Maya Warren, PhD student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and member of the Institute of Food Technologists Student Association (IFTSA) explains how food science plays an important role in the creation of ice cream. From coming up with...
21-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

When It Comes to How Pizza Looks—Cheese Matters

Most consumers have an idea what they want their pizza slice to look like. Golden cheese with that dark toasted-cheese color scattered in distinct blistery patches across the surface with a bit of oil glistening in the valleys. A new study in the...
21-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

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