• 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

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: