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  • IFT Leadership Election
  • 2016 Spring Short Cours
  • IFT Fellow Nominations Now Open
  • IFT Division Webcast
  • Become a Member
  • Join the Community


IFT Spring Short Courses
IFT short courses provide you with two days of practical, in-depth knowledge in food science and technology topics. Coming to Chicago, IL: Fundamentals of Sensory Science, March 2 – 3; Principles of Food Microbiology, April 12 – 13; Effective Environmental Monitoring and Aseptic Techniques, May 17 – 18. Coming to New Brunswick, NJ, this March 31-April 1: Labeling Requirements and Implications for Foods Marketed in the US, Flavor Interactions in Foods, and Plastics Packaging and Shelf Life. Visit for details and a complete listing of short courses.

Check Out the Bios and Videos from the 2016 Leadership Election Candidates
A diverse group of your colleagues has volunteered to lead your organization in the coming year. In preparation for voting when the election opens on February 15, take a few moments now to learn more about why they are volunteering and what they will bring to IFT.

Hurry…IFT Fellow Nominations Close February 26!
Don’t miss your opportunity to recognize a fellow IFT member for their work toward advancing the science of food and its application in the global food system. Fellows come from academia, industry, and government, and have made exceptional contributions to ensuring that the global food supply is safe, nutritious, and sustainable. Completed IFT Fellow nominations are due by Friday, Feb. 26, 2016. Submit your nomination today!

Focus Areas & Core Sciences
Product Development
Food Health & Nutrition
Food Processing
Food Safety
Professional Development
Public Policy
Food Chemistry
Food Engineering
Food Microbiology
Sensory Science