October 2021

Volume 75, No. 9

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Coffee is the latest to be ‘grown’ in a lab

What if you could produce coffee in a lab using fewer resources and without the need for land? Researchers at VTT in Finland have done just that using cellular agriculture.

This Personal Pandemic Requires Collective Resolve

The COVID-19 virus sparked an acute health crisis, with near miracle accomplishments to develop vaccines in a year’s time, and national resolve to stem its devastation. But America’s existing obesity epidemic-pandemic (O E-P) is an enduring, chronic health crisis.

SnapDNA is the 2021 IFTNEXT Food Disruptor

SnapDNA, creator of a rapid pathogen detection system for food processing facilities, clinched top honors and a $25,000 prize as the winner of the IFTNEXT Food Disruption Challenge™ Pitch Competition, held Wednesday during the FIRST virtual event.

Experts Unpack Conflicting Consumer Priorities, Values, and Demands

Values-based marketing and two-way dialogue will become essential tools for CPG brands to engage with an increasingly informed, opinionated—and often conflicted—consumer base, a duo of marketing and consumer behavior experts told FIRST attendees on Wednesday.

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Small Additions for Maximum Impact

A look at the use of inclusions in product formulations.

Moving Toward a More Circular Food System Via Upcycling

Upcycling transforms traditionally discarded agricultural and food waste into added-value products.

Controlling Moisture in Foods Using Packaging

This column offers information about how effective packaging can play a major role in maintaining product moisture to extend the shelf life of food.

Morning Wellness

An overview of healthy breakfast food ingredients.

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IFT Celebrates 12 Winners of FDA Low- or No-Cost Food Traceability Challenge

FDA recently announced the winners of its public challenge designed to spur the creation of affordable traceability tools as part of its New Era of Smarter Food Safety efforts.

Baby Food, Traceability, and Digital Tools—Discover the Latest in Food Safety

In honor of National Food Safety Education Month, we highlight three sessions from FIRST, IFT’s new annual event experience, that explored important areas in food safety.

New Program Highlights Untapped Potential of Using Food Science for Relief and Development Initiatives

The new field of Food Science for Relief and Development (FSRD) offers a fresh, high-impact approach to tackling problems of global food security, poverty, and malnutrition.

Food Processing 101

Food processing is essential in transforming agricultural feedstocks into the food we consume. Understand how often misunderstood processed food differs from food processing.