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Expanding Global Food Production in a Warming World

As climate change ushers in a new era of hotter temperatures that threaten crops worldwide, the latest interview series from FutureFood 2050 explores how agricultural and environmental thought leaders are finding solutions.

Expanding Global Food Production in a Warming World

April 21, 2015
As climate change ushers in a new era of hotter temperatures that threaten crops worldwide, the latest interview series from FutureFood 2050 explores how agricultural and environmental thought leaders are finding solutions. (Read more)

8 Nutrients to Protect the Aging Brain

April 15, 2015
Brain health is the second most important component in maintaining a healthy lifestyle according to a 2014 AARP study. As people age they can experience a range of cognitive issues from decreased critical thinking to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. In the March issue of Food Technology published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), contributing editor Linda Milo Ohr writes about eight nutrients that may help keep your brain in good shape. (Read more)

Institute of Food Technologists Announces New Certified Food Scientists

April 15, 2015
The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) is proud to announce that 19 professionals recently earned the prestigious Certified Food Scientist (CFS) credential, joining more than 1,600 in 55 countries worldwide. These include professionals that represent diverse roles within organizations such as Starbucks Coffee Company, Kerry Ingredients, Silliker, and The Pennsylvania State University.  (Read more)

Six Organizations That Keep Pet Food Safe

April 15, 2015
The dog food market in the United States reached $14.5 billion in 2014 and the cat food market reached $7 billion according to Euromonitor International. There’s an overwhelming number of brands and types of cat and dog foods available today, and consumers want to know that they are making a safe choice when choosing a pet food. In the April issue of Food Technology magazine published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), IFT Fellow, Editor Emeritus of Food Technology, Neil H. Mermelstein writes about how several organizations are working together to make sure pet food is safe for our favorite companions. (Read more)

Top Ten Food Trends for 2015

April 15, 2015
The April 2015 issue of Food Technology magazine published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) features Contributing Editor A. Elizabeth Sloan’s insights on the top food trends for 2015. (Read more)

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)

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