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In this episode, we will hear the ways microalgae production is becoming more efficient and what the environmental impact of commercializing microalgae production is. We will also learn what ingredients can be replaced by using microalgae. Listen in to hear how this microscopic organism is shaking up the food system.
Prof. Dr. Alexander Mathys, a food technologist, received a doctoral degree in food processing in 2008. Since2016, he has been Professor in Sustainable Food Processing at ETH Zurich, Switzerland, where he is focusing on more efficiency and sustainability of value chains in food and feed.
Bruce Perkin is the principal scientist and operator of Robust Food Solutions LLC, a food science-based consultancy that has operated since 2017, providing strategic advice and hands-on support to food businesses in the areas of quality systems and food safety, innovation, product development, and organizational design.
Bruce is a Certified Food Scientist, a Certified HACCP practitioner, and is a Certified Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence through the American Society for Quality. He is also a Preventative Controls Qualified Individual under the FSMA regulations. He has completed Food Defense training through the FDA and the FSPCA. Bruce is a past Chairperson of the Dallas /Fort Worth chapter of IFT, and also a past Chair of the Food Service Division of IFT. In addition, Bruce is a part-time Adjunct Professor at Texas Womens’ University teaching NPD, Food Science and Food Safety to Culinology students.
A review of the scientific and policy issues concerning food derived from GMOs
The Food and Drug Administration’s approach to labeling of foods derived from modern biotechnology has been sound so far, but will it change as a result of pressures now being brought to bear on it?
Single-origin cacao beans, innovative inclusions, and more sophisticated connoisseurship characterize today’s craft chocolate market.
A look at AI-driven analysis as a product development tool.
The National Strategy’s whole-of-government approach is a first step at breaking silos and was seen on the day of the conference, from USDA, FDA, and White House staff and others leading discussion sessions to current and former members of Congress presenting and hosting.
Debunking the myth that compulsory diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace leads to mediocrity rather than meritocracy.
Brief news items highlighting supplier news
IFT President Chris Downs reflects on megatrends identified by CSIRO and the 2023 IFT FIRST programming.
This column explores the sustainability and economic aspects of producing and processing alternative protein products, whether plant-based, algal, cellular, or insect.