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Climate Change and the Future of Food
New U.N. and U.S. government reports indicate we are already seeing some of the negative effects of climate change, and that it is having an impact on the global food system—particularly agriculture. How are food science and technology helping combat these growing challenges? Read more

What is Clean Label?
Clean label is not a scientific term. Rather, it is a consumer term that has been broadly accepted by the food industry, consumers, academics, and even regulatory agencies. However, for better or worse, the clean label movement has also helped feed a general skepticism around science and food. Read more

How Innovation is Shaping the Future of Food
By combining an entrepreneurial spirit with the knowledge and skills of food science professionals, food startups are embracing a trans-disciplinary approach that has led to some incredible innovation. Read more

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