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CFS Preparatory Course

Optional course designed to help people considering or preparing to take the Certified Food Scientist exam to earn their CFS credential. A “crash course” in all eight content areas covered on the exam. See details.
Hybrid Option: July 10, 2022 | Chicago, IL + Digital-Only Option

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Labeling Requirements and Implications for Foods Marketed in the U.S.

Get the foundational and practical knowledge you need to comply with new and established labeling laws and regulations. See details.
Hybrid Option: July 10, 2022 | Chicago, IL + Digital-Only Option

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Food Science for the Non-Food Scientist

Learn the basic principles of food science in IFT's most popular online course. Equip yourself with an enhanced understanding of the role of food science in the development of food products, gain a better understanding of the importance of food safety, basic regulatory issues and food science trends. See details.
Hybrid Option: July 10, 2022 | Chicago, IL + Digital-Only Option

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Two formats, same content – Choose the learning option that works for you:

Hybrid Option: July 10, 2022 | Chicago, IL
Join us July 10 for 1-day exclusive in-person courses with instructors and networking opportunities prior to the IFT FIRST Event and Expo in Chicago. You will be able to discuss course content and engage in hands-on activities with instructors and fellow course participants. You will also receive access to on-demand presentations and a discussion board to connect with instructors and fellow attendees. Virtual office hours will be available for an interactive review of course content, starting two weeks after the course begins.

Digital-Only Option
You will receive access to on-demand presentations and a discussion board to connect with instructors and fellow attendees. Virtual office hours will be available for an interactive review of course content, starting two weeks after the course begins. 


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