News Archive

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.
Jul 29, 2016
IFSH / IIT Student, Yuqiao (Judy) Jin placed third in the Z.
Jul 29, 2016
Robert Brackett, Illinois Tech Vice President and Director of the Institute for Food Safety and Health, discusses the health safety of packaged salads in an article in Business Insider.  Click here for the complete article!
Jul 29, 2016
IFSH engagement at IFT 16 included a joint exhibit with the International Food Protection Training Institute (IFPTI), participation as speakers, judges, and contestants at various IFT events, and the hosting of an IFT Technical Tour at IFSH.
Jul 29, 2016
IFSH Director Robert Brackett looks to leverage the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Food Science and Nutrition Program in an effort to address food safety challenges in the meat industry.  Click here for the complete article.
Jul 29, 2016
The Darsh Wasan IFSH Food Safety Award recognizes the achievements of individuals who have made outstanding contributions to food safety across government, academia, and industry. 
Jul 29, 2016
IFSH Project Leader of the Whole Genome Sequencing Consortium, Behzad Imanian, contributes to an article in Food Safety and Quality.  For more, read, Big Projects Targeting Tiny Pathogens 

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