June 2021

Volume 75, No. 5

 

Read the June Food Technology feature "Can Science Deliver Zero Hunger?" to learn more.

Register to attend FIRST to see Ertharin Cousin's keynote—"Zero Hunger: Will We Get There?"— on Monday, July 19.

In This Article

  1. Food Security

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Video: Conflict’s Corrosive Impact on Food Security

Watch the 2018 guest lecture at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute titled “Food Insecurity—A 21st Century Threat to Global Security and Stability,” in which FIRST keynoter Ertharin Cousin offered an analysis of one of the most pervasive and intractable causes of global hunger.

Zero Hunger Action Plan

After reading the Food Technology article “Can Science Delivery Zero Hunger?” you may be inspired to take a deeper dive on the topic of food security. Here is a curated list of resources to help you learn more and take action.

Consumers Seek Immune Boost

At IFT's “Time to Kick Start Healthy Eating” virtual meeting, Lynn Dornblaser, Director of Innovation & Insights at Mintel, explained that the COVID-19 pandemic underlined consumers' need to optimize health, especially immunity.

Trust, Understanding Are Keys to Diet Change

Getting consumers to make healthier food choices is all about winning their trust. It’s not about showing them everything they’re currently doing wrong or the mistaken ideas they have.

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COVID trends that are here to stay; One step closer to defeating food poisoning

News about food science research, food companies, food regulations, and consumer/marketplace trends.

Food and Mood

Mood Boosters survey from Hello Fresh.

Planting the Seeds for a Better Future

A question-and-answer interview in which Bernhard van Lengerich discusses the Seeding the Future Global Food System Challenge.

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Nutrient Density Key to Unlocking Healthy Dietary Patterns

The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans asserts nutritional needs should be met with foods and beverages that are nutrient dense, but what does this mean and how does it translate to better overall health and a reduction in the risk of diet-related chronic diseases?

The 2021 Dirty Dozen List is Out, But Do You Understand the Science?

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has released its annual “Shoppers Guide to Pesticides in Produce,” containing the notorious Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 lists. Just how risky are pesticide residues on the Dirty Dozen fruits and vegetables? IFT Fellow Dr. Carl Winters sheds some light on this question.

New U.S. Dietary Guidelines Encourage People to Make Every Bite Count

The latest edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans maintain an emphasis on the importance of healthy dietary patterns throughout a person’s life to minimize disease risk and improve health outcomes.