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Staying Ahead of Food Fraud

Fraud

Food fraud is economically motivated intentional adulteration of products, and virtually any company is vulnerable to its potentially devastating impact on human safety and the corporate bottom line. Presenters in the Tuesday morning session… Read more

June 24, 2014 12:16 pm Mary Ellen Kuhn no comments

Use By, Sell By, Best By—Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off

Food waste

Feeding the family has changed significantly from the agrarian era to present day. As a consequence, the home pantry has evolved from a store of root vegetables and other basic staples to shelf stable prepared foods. The presence of more and more… Read more

June 23, 2014 1:32 pm Toni Tarver no comments

Adding Scientists’ Voices to Social Media Conversations

Social media

Session 199 June 24; 8:30 a.m.–10 a.m. Room 386 There are many discussions going on across social media involving food, nutrition, and food issues. But scientists—the primary source for crucial information about these topics—are not… Read more

June 23, 2014 9:00 am Melanie Zanoza Bartelme no comments

Trailblazer Honoree Urges Collaboration

Johanna Dwyer

To help improve the image of processed foods, more effective collaboration between food science and nutrition professionals and the public health community is critical, said Tufts University nutrition researcher and educator Johanna Dwyer in an IFT… Read more

June 22, 2014 5:46 pm Mary Ellen Kuhn no comments

1541, 866: What Do These Have in Common?

That’s what the participants in today’s session, “Enhancing Professional Development through CFS Certification” learned. They heard how three industry professionals are leveraging the CFS to grow their career, build credibility with their… Read more

June 22, 2014 4:00 pm no comments

U.S. Plans to Ogle Naked Produce

Fruits and vegetables

Session 098 June 23; 10:30 am – 12 noon Room: 394 The 2010 U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans placed great emphasis on the consumption of produce, transforming the food pyramid into MyPlate, on which fruits and vegetables make up half… Read more

June 22, 2014 3:00 pm Toni Tarver no comments

FSMA’s Effect on Industry, Global Players, and Consumers

Session 105 June 23; 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Room 293-294 How is the food industry preparing to comply with the new rules proposed under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)? A panel of top level experts will discuss their approaches to… Read more

June 22, 2014 11:00 am no comments

How Does Food Behavior During Digestion Influence Health?

Digestion

Session 082 June 23; 8:30 a.m.–10 a.m. Room 396 In this session, presenters will discuss the importance of understanding how food behaves during all stages of digestion in order to predict the nutrition and health outcomes resulting from… Read more

June 22, 2014 7:30 am Melanie Zanoza Bartelme no comments

Certified Food Scientists Making Strides

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The Institute of Food Technologists debuted its Certified Food Scientist (CFS) credential in 2013 to recognize the applied scientific knowledge and skills of food scientists, and the recently released Employment & Salary Survey from Food… Read more

June 21, 2014 4:00 pm 1 comment

Innova Market Insights’ Taste the Trend Pavilion

Innova Market Insights (Booth 3651) will offer attendees its Taste the Trend Pavilion. Taste the Trend is the place for hard-hitting data on new product trends. The Pavilion has become a true visitor favorite for both R&D and marketing teams at… Read more

June 21, 2014 3:30 pm Kelly Hensel 1 comment

Mintel’s Ingredients and Innovation Zone

The Mintel Ingredients and Innovation Zone (Booth 1641) will feature presentations on ingredient, product, and consumer trends as well as the opportunity for attendees to interact with some of the world’s most successful and innovative products…. Read more

June 21, 2014 3:00 pm Kelly Hensel no comments

Harmonizing Food Traceability Standards and Regulations

Session 038 June 22; 1:30–3 p.m. Room 388–389 Traceability is a high-profile topic in the food industry, and understandably so given events such as the European Union’s “Horsegate” scandal and the devastating Peanut Corporation of… Read more

June 21, 2014 1:00 pm Mary Ellen Kuhn no comments

Program & Exhibit Directory Addendum

2014 IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo® Program & Exhibit Directory Addendum (as of June 22, 2014) Exhibit Addendum Disclaimer The following listings are reproduced verbatim from copy submitted by each exhibitor. IFT takes no… Read more

May 30, 2014 5:00 am no comments

The Food Industry, International, and Consumer Perspectives on FSMA

Hot Topic Session 105 Monday, June 23; 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Room 293–294 How is the food industry preparing to comply with the new rules proposed under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)? This panel of top level experts will… Read more

May 23, 2014 11:19 am Kelly Hensel 3 comments

A Filmmaker’s Perspective: FutureFood 2050

FutureFood 2050

Session 267 Monday, June 23; 12–1 p.m. New Orleans Theater As a part of its 75th anniversary, IFT unveiled a program—FutureFood  2050—which aims to create a broad dialogue on how science will deliver solutions needed to feed the… Read more

May 22, 2014 5:29 pm Kelly Hensel no comments

Hod Lipson Explores 3D Printing for Food

Hod Lipson

Beacon Lecturer Monday, June 23  |  4:00 – 4:45 p.m.  For the past several years, one of the special features of the Scientific Program has been inclusion of at least two Beacon Lecturers. Beacon Lecturers are invited because each brings an… Read more

May 22, 2014 1:41 pm Kelly Hensel 3 comments

Jane Karuku Addresses Global Food Security

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Beacon Lecturer Sunday, June 22  |  4:00 – 4:45 p.m.  For the past several years, one of the special features of the Scientific Program has been inclusion of at least two Beacon Lecturers. Beacon Lecturers are invited because each brings an… Read more

May 22, 2014 1:32 pm Kelly Hensel 1 comment