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Modifying Views About Genetic Modification

Presenters made the case for the safety of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Session 246 “GM and the Food Industry” on Tuesday morning, July 16. Wayne Parrott, a plant geneticist from the University of Georgia, discussed what he termed… Read more

July 16, 2013 11:47 am Mary Ellen Kuhn 2 comments

Preventive Controls Training, Education, Outreach

Session 325 Tuesday, July 16; 7:15–8:15 a.m. Room: S502 Don’t miss the “Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) Education and Outreach” Sunrise Session scheduled for Tuesday, July 16. The Food Safety Preventive Controls… Read more

July 15, 2013 5:23 pm Kelly Hensel no comments

Math and Quantitative Skills of Food Science Majors

Session 267 July 16; 10:30 a.m.-Noon Room S103cd As might be deemed appropriate for a session that deals with math and science skills, Session 267 will begin with the results of a data-driven tool: a survey on the perceptions of mathematics and… Read more

July 15, 2013 11:30 am Mary Ellen Kuhn no comments

Health Claims in Europe

Session 244 July 16; 8:30-10:00 a.m. Room S504 In the European Union (EU), all health claims used in the labeling or advertising of foods and food supplements must undergo scientific review and approval. There are two general categories for… Read more

July 15, 2013 8:00 am no comments

Arsenic in Food: Forms, Hazards and Risks

Session 118 July 15; 10:30 a.m.–noon Room S402 Steve Hensley, USA Rice Federation, will begin the session by discussing the USA Rice Federation’s ongoing cooperative research between the rice industry and government to address the issue of… Read more

July 14, 2013 11:00 am Kelly Hensel no comments

The Legacy of Professor Owen R. Fennema and the Way Forward

Session 114 July 15; 10:30 a.m.-Noon Room N426 In this session, some of the food industry’s most distinguished members from industry and academia will pay tribute to one of the giants of food science—Owen R. Fennema, an esteemed author,… Read more

July 14, 2013 9:15 am Mary Ellen Kuhn no comments

IFT Presidents Put Science and Innovation in the Spotlight

John Ruff

As one IFT president prepares to conclude a term in office and another gets ready to take on the role, both reflected on the essential role that science and innovation play in today’s world. IFT President John Ruff and President-Elect Janet… Read more

July 13, 2013 8:20 pm Mary Ellen Kuhn no comments

Pioneering Case Study Educator to Deliver Fennema Lecture

A new addition to the Annual Meeting calendar of events, the Fennema Lectureship pays homage to IFT Past President and renowned food science author and educator Owen Fennema, who passed away in 2012. The lecture will take place from 10:30 a.m. to… Read more

July 13, 2013 4:00 pm Mary Ellen Kuhn no comments

Program & Exhibit Directory Addendum

Stay tuned for the 2014 IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo Program… Read more

July 13, 2013 12:33 pm no comments

Industry Efforts on Sustainable Practices

Session 24 July 14; 10:30–noon Room S501cd Scott A Harris, Givaudan, kicks off this session by discussing the social responsibility side of sustainability and overall awareness. Sustainability goes beyond waste management and environmental… Read more

July 13, 2013 11:21 am Kelly Hensel no comments

Hubert Deluyker Joins Beacon Lecturers

Hubert Deluyker

IFT has announced that Hubert Deluyker, Scientific Adviser, European Food Safety Authority, will be the third Beacon Lecturer at this summer’s 2013 IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo. Scheduled to speak on July 14, 2013, from 4:00 to 4:45… Read more

July 1, 2013 12:45 pm Kelly Hensel no comments

Keynote Speaker: CNN’s Fareed Zakaria

Fareed Zakarja

The Opening General Session is Sponsored by: IFT has just announced that Fareed Zakaria will be the keynote speaker at the Opening General Session on Sunday, July 14, from 8:30-10:15 a.m. The host of CNN’s international affairs program—Fareed… Read more

April 22, 2013 2:13 pm Kelly Hensel 1 comment

Mark Manary to Address Food Aid in Africa

Mark Manary

IFT has announced that Mark J. Manary, M.D., Helene B. Roberson Professor of Pediatrics, and Director, Global Harvest Alliance, will be the second Beacon Lecturer at this summer’s 2013 IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo. Manary will be speaking in… Read more

April 15, 2013 8:59 am Kelly Hensel 1 comment

David Robson Named as Beacon Lecturer

David Robson

IFT has announced that David W. Robson, Head of Energy and Environmental Foresight, Scottish Government, UK, will be one of the Beacon Lecturers at this summer’s 2013 IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo. Scheduled to speak on July 15, 2013, from 4:00… Read more

April 3, 2013 1:54 pm Kelly Hensel no comments