• Collaborative linkages with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

    Collaborative linkages with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • GMP & BSL-3 Pilot Plant, and BSL-2 & BSL-3 Laboratories

    GMP Pilot Plant and BSL-2 and BSL-3 Laboratories
  • Internationally recognized scientists in novel processing technologies

    Internationally recognized scientists in novel processing technologies
  • Multi-disciplinary approach to food processes and validation

    Multi-disciplinary approach to food processes and validation
  • Industry driven consortiums, tasks forces, and workshops

    Industry driven consortiums, tasks forces, and workshops
  • Unparalleled Networking Opportunities

    Unparalleled Networking Opportunities
  • Continuing Education including Masters Degrees and Certificates

    Continuing Education including Masters Degrees and Certificates
  • Reduced front-end costs through leveraged grant awards

    Reduced front-end costs through leveraged grant awards

About IFSH

The Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH) is a one-of-a-kind applied food science research consortium comprised of the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the food industry. In collaboration with the FDA, we provide stakeholders with the opportunity to develop and exchange knowledge, experience, and expertise in the areas of food safety, food defense, food processing, and nutrition.

IFSH Alliances and Affiliations

Food Safety Preventative Controls Alliance (FSPCA)
Sprout Safety Alliance (SSA)
FSPCA Technical Assistance Network)
Food Science Degrees and Professional Certificates
Food Innovation Research Exchange
Illinois Institute of technology

IFSH Members

IFSH has over 60 Industry Members that benefit immensely from IFSH's Collaborative Research Program with the FDA, as well as from Workshops, Consortiums, and Task Forces. Members include:

IFSH News and Events

Upcoming IFSH Events

Apr 26, 10:00am to Apr 27, 3:00pm
Illinois Institute of Technology, Institute for Food Safety and Health 6502 South Archer Road Bedford Park, IL 60501 
Wed.
Apr 26
May 22, 9:30am to May 23, 4:30pm
Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge
Mon.
May 22
May 23, 8:00am to May 25, 5:00pm
Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge  
Tue.
May 23
Jul 13, 8:00am to Jul 14, 12:00pm
Tampa Convention Center 222 S. Franklin Street Tampa, FL 33602
Thu.
Jul 13

Upcoming FSPCA Training Classes

Classes Offered at IFSH (Chicago)

Classes Offered in the United States and Worldwide


Member News and Events

Non-IFSH External Conferences and Events