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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)

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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