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11 Sep, 2015, 09:30 ET Institute Of Food Technologists Welcomes New 2015-2016 President

 On September 1, 2015 Colin Dennis, CBE, PhD, CFS, CSci became the 76th president of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), a nonprofit...


22 Mar, 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...


04 Mar, 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...


22 Jan, 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...


18 Dec, 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...


21 Nov, 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:...


29 Oct, 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....


04 Aug, 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...


17 Jul, 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...


27 Jun, 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....


25 Jun, 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...


29 May, 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...


22 May, 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...


28 Apr, 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...


12 Feb, 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...


28 Jun, 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)...


17 May, 2013, 09:54 ET Largest Gathering of Food Professionals to Convene in Chicago, July 13-16

 Food professionals from all over the globe will be gathering together in Chicago for the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) 2013 Annual...


06 Mar, 2013, 10:15 ET Registration Now Open For IFT Annual Meeting And Food Expo 2013 In Chicago

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), a nonprofit scientific society for professionals engaged in the science of food, food technology, and...


04 Mar, 2013, 12:33 ET IFT Issues Food Product Tracing Report To FDA

 The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) today announced the public release of their report for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...


15 Nov, 2012, 10:00 ET Institute of Food Technologists To Host Food Policy Impact Conference In Washington D.C., December 6

 On December 6, 2012, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) is hosting its annual Food Policy Impact Conference in Washington D.C. at the...


29 Jun, 2012, 10:19 ET Institute Of Food Technologists Kicks Off Campaign To Counter Misconceptions About Food Science

 The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) today launched a new public education campaign called "A World Without Food Science"...


10 May, 2012, 09:30 ET Advance Registration Discount Ends May 14 for 2012 IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo

Advance registration discount for the 2012 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting & Food Expo ends May 14th. Food professionals...


30 Jan, 2012, 09:10 ET IFT to Host Wellness 12 at the Intercontinental Chicago O'Hare, March 28-29

IFT will be hosting the fifth Wellness conference March 28th and 29th. The conference will offer attendees a unique blend of unbiased perspectives,...


04 Nov, 2011, 13:02 ET Institute of Food Technologists to Host Food Policy Impact Conference in Washington D.C., December 1st

Michael Taylor from FDA to Speak at Opening Session On December 1st, 2011, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) is hosting it's first-ever...


13 May, 2011, 15:36 ET Largest Gathering of Food Professionals to Convene in New Orleans, June 11-14

Food professionals from all over the globe will be gathering together in New Orleans for the Institute of Food Technologists' 2011 Annual Meeting...