Dana Cvetan

According to United Nations estimates, the world's population will soar from its current 8 billion to 9.7 billion by 2050, so finding ways to keep the global population fed is critical.

A Monday afternoon featured session at IFT FIRST discussed what food science professionals can do to advance health, nutrition, and related solutions to this challenge.

As it stands now, one in 10 people worldwide already suffer from hunger, noted moderator Edith DeVita, global vice president, scientific and regula…

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Dana Cvetan is a freelance writer based in Barrington, Ill. ([email protected]).

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