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.

Welcome to the Bug Farm: Edible Cricket Rearing goes Industrial in California
TreeHugger.com, February 26, 2015
This article features Tiny Farms co-founder Daniel Imrie-Situnayake from the FutureFood 2050 series on alternative proteins.

FutureFood 2050 What is Going to Happen? Elizabeth Brewster Editor Will Share Views About What it Looks Like
Rural Radio, February 24, 2015
This podcast features Lib Brewster, managing editor of FutureFood 2050 on the future of food and agriculture.

The Lowdown on Resistant Starch
Shape.com, February 24, 2015
IFT President Mary Ellen Camire, PhD, CFS, is quoted in this article about the health benefits resistant starch.

Keep the Mission, Expand Its Reach
Associations Now, February 23, 2015
This article about how associations can form meaningful partnerships mentions IFT as an example of an association who does this well.

Amaranth seeds may help cardiovascular health and diabetes
NutraIngredients, February 20, 2015
This article features a review article from Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety about the potential health benefits of amaranth.

Make a Match With These Valentine's Day-Inspired Scholarships
US News & World Report, February 12, 2015
This article about scholarships mentions Feeding Tomorrow--the foundation of the Institute of Food Technologists.

Examining the Global Supply Chain
Food Processing, February 12, 2015
This article about traceability features information from IFT’s Global Food Traceability Center.

Taking Stock Of Bone Broth: Sorry, No Cure-All Here
NPR:The Salt, February 10, 2015
This article quotes IFT spokesperson Kantha Shelke, PhD, CFS about whether or not bone broth has health benefits.  

Are some kids really picky eaters? Science has the answer
Digital Journal, February 8, 2015
This article highlights a study in the Journal of Food Science about the science behind picky eaters.

Fitmodo: Maintaining healthy weight might get easier in the coming times
Gizmodo India, February 3, 2015
This article highlights the obesity series from IFT’s FutureFood 2050 publishing initiative.

12 Eating Mistakes That Are Making You Pack On The Pounds
Prevention, January, 2015
This article mentions a Journal of Food Science study about how zucchinis can lose nutrients when fried.

Fighting Obesity – The Experts Weigh In
Health News Digest, January 31, 2015
This article highlights the obesity series from IFT’s FutureFood 2050 publishing initiative.

Blending Vs. Juicing? How To Get The Most Nutrition From Your Fruit
NPR, January 29, 2015
This story mentions a 2009 Journal of Food Science study on blending vs. juicing.

Five Amazing Ways 3D Printed Food Will Change the Way we Eat
Washington Post, January 28, 2015
This article on 3D-printed foods quotes FutureFood 2050 interviewee Hod Lipson on the future of 3D printing. 

Pasture Fed Animals May Produce Healthier Meat
Global Meat News, January 27, 2015
This article summarizes a review in Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety about the health benefits of pasture-fed animals.

Traceability Measures
Baking Magazine, January 26, 2015
This article on meat and poultry food traceability mentions IFT’s traceability reports.

Could Consumers Make Better Choices with New Food Labels?
Food Dive, January 26, 2015
This article features IFT Past President Janet Collins, PhD, RD, CFS insight into the new food nutrition labels.

Food Technologists in Chicago are Taking on the Global Obesity Epidemic
Chicago Inno, January 22, 2015
This article spotlights the latest FutureFood 2050 article series on different ways to approach solving the obesity epidemic.

Healthy Junk Food? Hey Why Not?
Marc Gunther Blog, January 21, 2015
This blog post features an interview with Hank Cardello, one of the people profiled in the FutureFood 2050 series on obesity.

Pasture Feeding May Improve Nutritional Benefits of Red Meat
Food Manufacturing, January 21, 2015
This article features a study in Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety on pasture-fed lamb meat.

Weighing the Concern over Arsenic in Food
Food Engineering Magazine, January 21, 2015
This article features an article from Food Technology magazine about the levels of arsenic in food.

Planning for a Recall
Food Safety Magazine, January 20, 2015
This article recommends companies review IFT’s traceability reports when undertaking a traceability plan.

How Green Smoothies are Like a School Bully
Natural News, January 19, 2015
This article quotes IFT spokesperson Kristie Crowe, PhD, RD, LD about ingredients that add the most nutrition to a green smoothie.

Got Safe Beef?
Quality Digest, January 15, 2015
This article features information from IFT’s’ report comparing global food traceability regulations and requirements of 21 countries.

Kitchens of the future could fundamentally change food processing industry
Food Processing Australia, January 14, 2015
This article highlights IFT’s FutureFood 2050 series on the kitchen of the future in regards to how it will impact the food processing industry.

What Lies Ahead In Fortified Food?
Candy USA, January 14, 2015
This article quotes IFT Spokesperson, Cathy Adams Hutt, PhD, RD about how fortification can be applied to snack foods.

Many misunderstand food expiration rules, experts say
Utica Observer-Dispatch, January 3, 2015
This article quotes IFT Past President John Ruff on how there have been no major product recalls or food poisoning outbreaks related to shelf-life issues.  

The Best Marinades For Tender Meats: Ones With Plenty Of Salt
LifeHacker.com, January 3, 2015
This article features an IFT Food Facts video about the chemistry behind BBQ.

6 Natural Ways to Cure Your Hangover Blues
TakePart.com, January 1, 2015
This article includes a Journal of Food Science study about how asparagus may be a natural hangover remedy.

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