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Why Food Will Continue to Get Safer

The days of widespread foodborne illness outbreaks may be waning as researchers find faster, more precise ways to detect and prevent food contamination, reports the latest interview series from FutureFood 2050.

Why Food Will Continue to Get Safer

March 19, 2015
The days of widespread foodborne illness outbreaks may be waning as researchers find faster, more precise ways to detect and prevent food contamination, reports the latest interview series from FutureFood 2050. (Read more)

Seafood Companies Embrace Traceability, Provides Benefits for Businesses and Consumers

March 16, 2015
Consumers Cite Sustainability as a Top Priority When Purchasing Seafood  (Read more)

IFT March 2015 Media Update

March 12, 2015
The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Media Update contains highlights from Food Technology magazine, Journal of Food Science, Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, and other information from IFT. Copies of articles are available to journalists upon request. Please attribute content to the Institute of Food Technologists.  (Read more)

9 Superfruits and Super Seeds You Should Add to Your Diet

March 12, 2015
Although there is no universal standard definition of a super seed or superfruit, they are often described as providing a number of nutrients and health benefits all in one package. In the March issue of Food Technology published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), contributing editor Linda Milo Ohr writes about nine seeds and superfruits that fit the bill for consumers’ desire for natural, minimally processed foods. (Read more)

Campden BRI Named as IFT's UK and European Partner for Certified Food Scientist Training

March 12, 2015
Food science and technology professionals must be up to date on the latest developments in food science to address global food and consumer needs. To help them achieve this, Campden BRI has partnered with the US based Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) to bring the internationally recognized Certified Food Scientist (CFS) Preparatory Course to the UK and Europe for the first time.  (Read more)

Global Spices Bring the World to Your Table

March 12, 2015
For a trip around the world, look no further than your spice rack says senior associate editor Karen Nachay in her article about how authentic global ingredients and spices from around the world are reflected in menu options and packaged foods. This article is in the March issue of Food Technology magazine published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT).  (Read more)

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