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Animal Welfare: Getting it Right
Temple Grandin has spent her career designing livestock handling equipment for food animal operations around the world. Her research shows that the humane treatment of food animals not only benefits the animals but also ensures better quality meat for consumers. Read more

I Am IFT: Padu Krishnan
Teaching food science to undergraduate and graduate students while maintaining an active research program in new food product innovation, food processing technology, and ingredient development has not kept South Dakota State University food science professor Padu Krishnan from volunteering with IFT. Read more

A Sense of Belonging
IFT's newest promise—“Include”—aims to further build an environment where all members of our profession feel valued, recognized and connected to the IFT community. To do this, everyone in the science of food will need to come together and welcome people into our family. Read more

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