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9 Tips to Keep Food Safe This Fall

September 12, 2019

Labor Day weekend generally marks the unofficial end of summer in the United States, but it doesn’t have to mean the end of summer fun. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric... (Read More)

A Historical Look at Food Safety

September 10, 2019

While it may seem that the incidence of foodborne illnesses increases year to year, the reality is people have been getting sick from foodborne illnesses since the beginning of time. Indeed, many... (Read More)

National Food Safety Month Starts Now

September 03, 2019

As a food scientist, food safety is not only a commitment; it’s a requirement. Talk to any food scientist you meet and you’ll find that doing everything they can to ensure food is free of harmful... (Read More)

Patent Filings Indicate Continued Growth in Gut Microbiome Market

August 30, 2019

The final post in our gut microbiome series examines the technological growth and development in the gut microbiome through the lens of recent patent filings, which is a strong indicator for where... (Read More)

Connections Build Community

August 15, 2019

A few years ago when I was travelling overseas, I came across a quote at a local establishment that struck me. The quote was something like, “There are no strangers here, only friends who have yet to... (Read More)

#IamIFT: 5 Reasons IFT Divisions are the Place to Be

August 13, 2019

I wish I had understood the value of an IFT membership earlier in my career. I joined IFT as a graduate student, and my first experience at the Annual Event included presenting a poster, attending... (Read More)

Appetite for Improved Gut Health Leads to Innovation

August 09, 2019

The third post in our gut microbiome series shifts gears to look at consumer appetite for digestive health products and the delicate balance needed between marketing products and communicating the... (Read More)

The Role of Probiotics in Metabolic Health

July 25, 2019

As we continue to explore the connection between the gut microbiome, diet and health, our second post in the series will examine the role of probiotics in metabolic health. (Read More)

Collaboration Yields Technology Solutions for Developing Countries

July 16, 2019

As part of its commitment to cultivate the knowledge of its network to pursue food and nutrition solutions for those in need, Feeding Tomorrow, the official foundation of IFT, shared the findings of... (Read More)

Good Health Starts with a Healthy Gut

July 11, 2019

At IFT19, attendees took a deep dive into the gut microbiome and its relationship to diet and health. This month, we will be diving into this topic with a four-part blog series, beginning with an... (Read More)
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