News Archive

Apr 11, 2013
Dr. Robert Brackett spoke to ABC 7 Eyewitness News about Foodborne Illness and the new technologies currently under development designed to decontaminate food ingredients. For the complete details, see the Video and Transcript.
Jan 18, 2013
Bob Brackett joins Jason Huffman, Editor and Chief of Food Chemical News, to share his list of food safety technologies he finds most exciting heading into 2013. For the complete video click here.
Jun 15, 2012
Illinois Institute of Technology's Institute for Food Safety and Health (IIT IFSH) is pleased to announce the launch of the Sprout Safety Alliance (SSA) website, www.iit.edu/ifsh/sprout_safety.
Feb 28, 2012
Illinois Institute of Technology's Institute for Food Safety and Health (IIT IFSH) will coordinate the Sprout Safety Alliance (SSA) designed to assist sprout growers and producers in identifying and implementing best practices in the safe production of sprouts.
Dec 21, 2011
Illinois Institute of Technology's Institute for Food Safety and Health (IIT IFSH) will coordinate a national food safety alliance designed to assist the human and animal food industry in complying with upcoming Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)-related preventive control regulations.
Oct 11, 2011
The Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH) at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) has awarded its prestigious 2011 IFSH Award to C. Patrick Dunne, Ph.D., Senior Research Chemist and Senior Advisor, Nutritional Biochemistry and Advanced Processing at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development & Engineering Center. The presentation of the engraved glass statuette was made at the IFSH Annual Meeting at the Hyatt Lodge at McDonald's Campus in Oak Brook, IL.
Sep 23, 2011
IFSH to Host Sprout Safety Training Workshop at ISGA Convention in October Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH) at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) will unveil a unique audit checklist designed to improve sprout safety and present a first look at on-site beta test results validating its effectiveness in a real-world setting at the International Sprout Grower's Association (ISGA) Annual Convention, October 17-21, 2011 in Las Vegas, NV.
Aug 3, 2011
The Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH) at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), is one of more than 30 institutions awarded a $25 million collaborative grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to strengthen food safety by studying human noroviruses across the food supply chain in an effort to design effective control measures and reduce the number of virus-caused foodborne illnesses.
Aug 3, 2011
NOROVIRUS COLLABORATIVE GRANT:IFSH is part of a multi-institutional research effort to study and mitigate foodborne illnesses associated with viruses
May 11, 2011
The Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH), Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), today announced that its principal operating center, the National Center for Food Safety and Technology (NCFST), has entered into a five-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO). CSIRO is Australia's national science agency, with diverse research interests that include robust programs in food processing technology, food safety and nutrition.

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