News Archive

Mar 31, 2015
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) awarded the Illinois Institute of Technology $50, 000 to fund a conference for identifying and targeting food safety needs.
Mar 16, 2015
IFSH took a successful first step towards innovation in the food industry using whole genome sequencing (WGS).  On March 16th IFSH took a successful first step towards innovation in the food industry using whole genome sequencing (WGS). To view the Workshop Agenda and Speaker Bios, click here
Mar 5, 2015
Robert Brackett was on a panel regarding Scaling Up Local Greens Production. See the Good Food Festival and Conference for more information.
Feb 3, 2015
IFSH Director Robert Brackett is interviewed by the Huffington Post regarding the federal government's new proposal to combine the FDA with the USDA. To watch the complete video, see the Huffington Post.
Dec 5, 2014
To see the Conference Program, and to view the list of speakers, see the Conference Website.
Nov 6, 2014
Dr. Brackett delivers the Keynote Address at an event presented by the New York Academy of Sciences. On November 6th, the New York Academy of Sciences hosted an event pertaining to "Food Safety Considerations for Innovative Nutrition Solutions." A complete abstract of Dr. Brackett's address - "Assuring the Safety of Food: Understanding Risks" - can be found on the Conference Website.
Sep 18, 2014
IFSH and University of Wisconsin hosted a Joint Symposium on Rapid Methods in Food Safety Microbiology On September 18th, 2014, IFSH and the University of Wisconsin held a Joint Symposium on Rapid Methods in Food Safety Microbiology. For a synopsis of the day's events, see the meeting details
Sep 16, 2014
IFSH conducted its 2014 Annual Meeting on September 16th and 17th. Members may now view meeting slides in the Members Only Section.
Jun 18, 2014
IFSH Nutrition Center Director, Britt Burton-Freeman, holds a webinar - Strawberries as a Functional Food: A Sweet Strategy for Health For the complete webinar, including the webinar slides, click here.
Apr 1, 2014
IFSH's Biosafety Level 3 Laboratory and Biocontainment Pilot Plant is highlighted in the Spring Edition of IIT Today.