Feeding Tommorrow’s New Website
Feeding Tomorrow—the Foundation of IFT—has launched a new site dedicated to the community of food professionals who are committed to the vision of a safe and abundant food supply worldwide. The site—www.feedingtomorrow.org—offers visitors more information on the mission of Feeding Tomorrow and the programs it offers, such as the scholarships, Fun Run & Walk, and the Summer Scholars Program. In addition, it showcases some of the recent recipients of scholarships and gives people a chance to donate to future endeavours.

Face-to-Face: Meet Juming Tang
In this month’s Face-to-Face series, we will be introducing you to Juming Tang, Professor of Food Engineering at Washington State University. Tang joined the WSU faculty in 1995 and his research focuses on developing advanced thermal processing technologies to control pathogens in packaged food. He directs the WSU Microwave Sterilization Consortium, consisting of members from the world’s top food processing and packaging companies. Tang developed a new technology that could revolutionize how food is preserved and processed. Read more about it in IFT’s Face-to-Face.

Wellness 13: Call for Proposals Open
Have insights to share with your peers on developing and bringing healthy foods to market? The Wellness 13 Call for Proposals is open until Friday, Aug. 17. Submit your proposal and contribute to the exchange of ideas and information that are driving the health and wellness marketplace. We’re interested in your best practices and experiences in the following tracks: Consumer Lifestyles & Demographics, Emerging Opportunities, and Healthier Living.

Benefi ts of Practical Use of Water Activity
This Aug. 27 webcast is free for IFT members and includes on-demand recording. It has a capacity of up to 1,000 attendees and registration is first come, first-serve. This webcast will include best practices and applications of water activity. Real-world examples will be presented by experts from U.S. Army Natick and NASA, including how items are freeze-dried and packaged to try to minimize moisture migration from the outside environment. In addition, a study conducted by NASA will reveal how three items react when packaged in three different materials and stored at different relative humidities.


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