In the News
IFT food science experts and publications are often quoted in news stories around the world.
The articles below reference IFT press releases, IFT events, Food Technology articles, IFT spokespeople, or other experts provided via the IFT Media Relations department.
Sheep's Milk Could Be Baa-ck as a Player in the Functional Foods Market
Food Dive, January 30, 2017
This article reported on a review published in Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety that highlighted the functional benefit of sheep’s milk.
We Asked Experts If Kombucha Is Actually a Magical Health Drink
Buzzfeed, January 29, 2017
This article references an article published in Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety that explored the microbiology, fermentation and beneficial effects of kombucha.
Exactly When You Should Eat Each Meal If You're Trying To Lose Weight
Women’s Health, January 27, 2017
This article referenced data from presentation given at IFT13 that suggested eating a handful of almonds as a mid-morning snack can help prevent excess snacking during the day.
IFT Student Association Wins Innovation Grant
Illinois Ag Connection, January 26, 2017
This article features information from an IFT press release announcing IFTSA won an Innovation Grant from the American Society for Association Executives.
Color of Sweetener Packet May Determine Sweetness Perception
Nutrition Insight, January 24, 2017
This article reported on a study published in the Journal of Food Science that found the color of sweetener packets impact sweetness perception.
The Health Benefits of Vinegar
US News and World Report, January 18, 2017
IFT members Carol Culhane and Mary Ellen Camire, PhD, CFS discussed the science behind the health benefits of vinegar.
Why Scientists Say Your Glass of Wine Tastes Different in the Air
The Points Guy, January 7, 2017
IFT Member Dr. Herb Stone explained why external factors like air pressure affect the body’s ability to enjoy wine.
8 Foods that Will Freshen Your Breath Almost Instantly
Reader’s Digest, January 6, 2017
This article references a Journal of Food Science study that found consuming apples can help eliminate garlic breath.
These Are the Times of the Day When You’re Most Likely to Break your Diet
Yahoo! News, January 5, 2017
This article includes information from a presentation given at IFT11 that found one-quarter of the average American daily calories comes from snacks.