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Please review by April 30 - AF Member DRAFT interview list
Hi everyone,

I thought I would try using our new AF Design Workgroup Community page to send out this note.  This is a great tool for us to use to have discussions in-between our monthly conference calls.  We can also post our documents in the "resources" tab, for sharing and for keeping our archive.

Margaret, this might be an easy way to share and manage the documents being produced via our writing process that you are leading.

If anyone is unfamiliar with using the Community page, please let me or Kelly know and we can walk you through it.

The IFT staff has spent time thinking, discussing and preparing a preliminary list of members for the AF interviews that Christian will lead.  They have considered all of the areas of membership diversity we discussed, including: engaging our members globally; members working in academia, government and industry; members who are new professionals, early, mid- and towards end of their careers; senior executives with global responsibilities; tapping into our LEAD 360 members, etc.  I have posted the draft list in the resources tab.

Could you all please have a look through the list and give any feedback, potential additions, comments, etc either by emailing me or by replying to this post (all members will be able to see discussion items you post) by next Wednesday, April 30?  We would like to be able o interview between 30-40 members.

Thanks, IFT staff team members, for taking the time to prepare a thoughtful list of potential members to interview!

And thanks in advance, everyone, for reviewing and sending your input.

Cheers,
Cindy

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Kara
Frequently Missed Question - Product Development: Product Optimization
To facilitate learning and discussion, please comment on the following question explaining the answer you chose and the logic you used to reach that response.

Question:

A food scientist needs to find a natural replacement for modified food starch in a milk smoothie. The goal is to maintain similar creaminess and bulking properties with no flavor impact. Which of the following ingredients has the BEST likelihood of replacing the modified starch?

A. polydexterose
B. acetylated starch
C. pre-gelatinized tapioca starch
D. hydroxypropyl methylcellulose
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Kara
"What's New in High-Protein Ingredients? IDF-Sponsored Supplier Solutions Webcast" April 29, 11:00 AM CDT


Find out the advantages of our High-Protein Chicken Powders and what they can do for you on April 29th! Roger Dake will discuss customer's current needs and desires for proteins, and how IDFTM is working with manufacturers in both classic and non-traditional applications to help consumers get what they want.

Registration details: 

  • Free to IFT Members
  • Non-Members: $25

Registration includes access to the on-demand recording. This webcast has a capacity of up to 1,000 attendees; registration is first come, first serve.

Supplier Solutions webcasts are developed by vendor partners to showcase timely solutions for the food industry, but are not subject to IFT's traditional peer-reviewed education process.

Intended Audience(s): Company Management; Product Manufacturers; Research Staff; Regulators; Academics; Students
Learning Level(s): Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Non-Member Registration Fee: $25
Member Registration Fee: $0
Student Registration Fee: $0
Presentation Date: 04/29/14 11:00 AM
Duration: 30 Minutes

Register:
http://www.ift.org/knowledge-center/learn-online/live-webcasts/whats-new-in-high-protein-ingredients.aspx
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New Book: Food Texture Design and Optimization
The author of a new IFT Press book, Food Texture Design and Optimization, would like to bring this title to your attention. The book discusses the latest developments in food texture derived from advances in formulation science, as well as sensory and instrumental measurement, and it offers practical information for both new professionals and experts looking to add to their knowledge base or expand into new areas.

Read more about the book at www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0470672420.html

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Farida
Dates for the Fourth and Fifth Public Meetings of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

The tentative dates for the fourth and fifth 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee public meetings has been posted on the Dietary Guidelines website. The fourth meeting will be held on July 17th-18th.  The fifth meeting will be held on September 16th and 17th.  These meetings will be held via webcasts.  Information on meeting registration and other details will be posted at http://www.health.gov/dietaryguidelines/ as they become available. 

Please contact Farida Mohamedshah at fmohamedshah@ift.org or 202-330-4986 should you have any questions or need additional information.

Best regards,
Farida

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