Article Impact Tracking
IFT’s Scientific Journals (i.e., Journal of Food Science, Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, and Journal of Food Science Education) now display a new article-level metric: Altmetric tracks online activity about individual journal articles in social media (Twitter, Facebook, blogs, etc.), the mainstream media, online reference managers (e.g., Mendeley, CiteULike), and public policy documents. Articles that have an Altmetric score display the score badge alongside the Altmetric logo, below the title and byline when you open the article. The score indicates the quality and quantity of attention that the article has received. This score is based on three main factors: the number of individuals mentioning a paper, where the mentions occurred, and how often the author of each mention talks about the article.
Face-to-Face: Meet Subramaniam Sathivel
Associate Professor at Louisiana State University’s AgCenter, Subramaniam Sathivel recently traveled to Ghana where he met with the country’s President, scientists, and farmers. The topic of conversation? A solar dryer designed by Sathivel to help farmers preserve crops so they can maintain a steadier food supply. See what else Sathivel has been up to by reading the Face-to-Face interview.
IFT Food Expo Videos
Food Technology editors conducted live video interviews at the 2014 IFT Food Expo. These videos highlight five key trends identified as having a major impact on the food industry. They are: protein, spicy heat, natural colors, fats & oils, and clean label. View them on IFT Live today.
Ending food waste in the developed world
UK activist Tristram Stuart believes in grass-roots campaigns that help stop food waste from the ground up.
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