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IFT Chicago Section Speaker: Intellectual Property and Food

April 18, 2013
George Carrera, a registered patent agent, spoke to the Chicago Section of IFT this month about how to find hidden intellectual property assets in your organization. (Read more)

IFT Announces Election Results

March 21, 2013
The new slate of IFT leaders has been announced. We appreciate all of our candidates' involvement and a special thank you to all who voted. Congratulations to... (Read more)

Institute of Food Technologists Receives Eight Awards in 2012

January 15, 2013
IFT announced it has received eight awards in 2012 on behalf of its Annual Meeting and Food Expo, World Without Food Science video series, and membership recruitment campaign.
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Russian Grain Delegation Visits IFT to Discuss Grain Safety

October 15, 2012
On October 5, a delegation from the Russian Federal Centre for Grain and Grain Products Safety and Quality Assurance visited IFT’s Chicago office for a briefing on the state of grain safety. (Read more)

Delegation from China Visits IFT

September 19, 2012
Eighteen officials and researchers from the Hubei Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention in China visited IFT’s Chicago office. (Read more)

Owen Fennema Remembered as a Food Science Leader

August 13, 2012
Owen Fennema, Professor Emeritus of Food Science at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, passed away August 1 at the age of 83.  (Read more)

Scholarship Finalists and Summer Internships Announced

May 16, 2012
The scholarship and internship were established in Evan Turek’s memory through generous donations from Kraft Foods, IFT members, and Turek’s family.  (Read more)

Lund Retires as Editor In Chief of Journal of Food Science

April 18, 2012
Allen Foegeding, PhD will be the new Editor-in-Chief of IFT's monthly peer-reviewed scientific publications. His appointment is effective, May 1, 2012. Foegeding succeeds Daryl Lund, PhD who will retire in May after serving as Editor-in-Chief for the last nine years.  (Read more)

IFT Staff Member Travels to Kenya for CNFA Farmer-to-Farmer Program

March 28, 2012
Will Fisher, Vice President of Science and Policy Initiatives for IFT, went to Kenya to participate in the CNFA Farmer-to-Farmer program. (Read more)

IFT Provides Comments to FDA & FSIS

February 16, 2012
IFT provided written comments to FDA/FSIS focused on a number of topics, including sodium reduction technological innovations and challenges; monitoring sodium content for assessing sodium reduction initiatives; establishing and meeting voluntary sodium reduction targets; and others. (Read more)

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