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Apr 22, 2015, 10:37 ET

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...

Mar 22, 2015, 12:38 ET

Why Food Will Continue To Get Safer

From E. coli to salmonella, the headline-grabbing pathogens that can contaminate our food supply are meeting their match, thanks to an array of...

Mar 04, 2015, 09:30 ET

Registration Now Open For IFT15 In Chicago

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), a non-profit scientific society of food scientists, technologists and related professionals from...

Feb 19, 2015, 10:00 ET

From Crickets To Test Tube Meat: The Coming Revolution In Alternative Proteins

Cricket flour energy bars? "Steaks" constructed from strips of lab-grown animal muscle fibers? Skeptics may pounce on the obvious "ick" factor, but...

Jan 22, 2015, 09:30 ET

New Fat-Fighting Tactics Show Promise For Combatting Global Obesity Epidemic

From nutritious foods that fill you up faster to new weight-loss medications to government food taxes, obesity experts predict maintaining a...

Dec 18, 2014, 09:34 ET

What Your Kitchen Will Look Like in 2050

An oven and a refrigerator that sit silently in the kitchen until someone decides to get dinner started? That's so 2014, say designers working on...

Nov 21, 2014, 11:00 ET

New Technologies, Policies Spur Agricultural Innovations

Global visionary thinkers are mixing and matching technology both old and new to boost agricultural production sustainably in the years ahead:...

Oct 29, 2014, 10:00 ET

Agricultural Pioneers Sow Seeds Of Innovation

 Greenhouse lettuce plants bathed in soft pink light that cuts growing time in half. Farmers who boat to their coastal water "fields" of crops....

Aug 04, 2014, 14:27 ET

FutureFood 2050 Highlights Solutions for U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

As President Obama welcomes leaders from Africa to Washington, D.C. this week for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the latest FutureFood 2050...

Jul 17, 2014, 13:05 ET

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...

Jun 27, 2014, 09:39 ET

Insects As The Food Of The Future

As the human population grows, it is critical that the drain on the planet's resources be lessened by decreasing consumption of animal protein....

Jun 25, 2014, 10:00 ET

Date Labeling Confusion Contributes To Food Waste

Date labeling variations on food products contribute to confusion and misunderstanding in the marketplace regarding how the dates on labels relate...

May 29, 2014, 09:05 ET

Institute Of Food Technologists Hosts 2014 Annual Meeting And Food Expo

Food professionals from all over the globe will be gathering together at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans for the Institute of Food...

May 22, 2014, 15:30 ET

Women In Science Tackle World's Complex Food Issues

 Women in science is the focus of the latest round of interviews from FutureFood 2050, a new initiative supported by the Institute of Food...

Apr 28, 2014, 16:49 ET

Advance Registration Discount Ends May 9 for 2014 IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo

The advance registration discount for the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting & Food Expo® in New Orleans, June 21-24, at...

Apr 17, 2014, 06:00 ET

Institute of Food Technologists Launches FutureFood 2050 Program to Highlight Solutions to Feed 9 Billion People by 2050

The world's largest scientific society of individual food scientists and technologists unveiled a sweeping new program today, FutureFood 2050, to...

Mar 07, 2014, 11:51 ET

Institute of Food Technologists Announces Christie A. Tarantino as New Executive Vice President

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) today announced the selection of Christie A. Tarantino, FASAE, CAE, as the new IFT Executive Vice...

Mar 03, 2014, 15:22 ET

Registration Now Open for 2014 IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo in New Orleans

 The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), a non-profit scientific society of food scientists, technologists and related professionals from...

Feb 12, 2014, 12:47 ET

IFT Wellness 14 Conference to Focus on Healthy Snacking

According to data from The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, Americans consume more of their daily calories as snacks rather than...

Jun 28, 2013, 11:55 ET

Institute Of Food Technologists Hosts 2013 Annual Meeting And Food Expo

Food professionals from all over the globe will be gathering together at McCormick Place in Chicago for the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)...