News Archive

Jun 19, 2017
The 2017 IFT-EFFoST International Nonthermal Processing Conference/Workshop and Short Course was very successful due to the excellent presentations by keynote speakers, invited speakers, student presenters and poster presenters and the support of the sponsors, members of the International Scientific Committee and members of the Local Organizing Committee. The attendees very actively participated in the discussions during both the conference and short course. Statistics:
Jun 5, 2017
Behzad Imanian, Project Leader, IFSH Whole Genome Sequencing Consortium  
Mar 23, 2017
Save the Date for the IFSH 2017 Annual Meeting for Stakeholders on September 26 and 27, 2017, at the Chicago Marriot Southwest Burr Ridge, Burr Ridge, IL.  More details to come.
Feb 24, 2017
Read the article in Food Safety Magazine describing the benefits of taking the FSPCA Preventive Controls Course.  The complete article can be read here.
Jan 3, 2017
For more about the 7th Biennial Berry Health Benefits Symposium, and Dr. Britt Burton-Freeman's presentation, see the Symposium Website. 
Jan 3, 2017
GMA and Battelle have partnered to provide EMAlert, a secure, comprehensive and intuitive software tool that enables food manufacturers to rapidly analyze and understand EMA vulnerabilities. For more details, see the EMAlert Website. 
Nov 10, 2016
IFSH Director Robert Brackett traveled to Korea to meet with Korean Alumni Association leaders on behalf of IIT's Office of International Affairs which seeks to extend IIT's mission abroad.  Read more about Dr. Brackett's Visit here.  
Oct 4, 2016
The IFSH Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) for Food Safety Symposium on September 28, 29 and 30 at Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge acted as a catalyst for participants to learn about the fast developing technologies for Whole-Genome Sequencing, the specific applications and benefits of the IFSH WGS project and the services it provides for the food industry, and more. You can view the final program here.
Oct 4, 2016
IFSH presented the Darsh Wasan IFSH Food Safety Award to Kurt Deibel, VP of Food Safety & Quality with the North American Kraft Heinz Company, for his outstanding contributions to food safety across government, academia and industry. Dr. Deibel has a long and distinguished history of working with IFSH on a myriad of food safety issues and currently serves on IFSH’s Executive Advisory Board. 
Oct 4, 2016
Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH) and FDA CFSAN's Division of Food Processing, Science and Technology welcomed over 200 participants to the IFSH 2016 Annual Meeting from industry, government and universities! Our program offered an exclusive keynote address on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), updates on the FDA/CFSAN strategic plan, a panel on the new Whole Genome Sequencing Initiative and working sessions for the Sprout Safety Alliance and Low Moisture Foods Taskforce meetings, in addition to other sessions.