News Archive

Apr 1, 2011
In the first quarter of 2011, IFSH signed memorandum of understanding (MOU) agreements with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), and Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO).
Nov 30, 2010
The Institute for Food Safety and Health (formerly National Center for Food Safety and Technology (NCFST), Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), has achieved certification of the institute’s Biosafety Level 3 (BSL-3) laboratory and biocontainment pilot plant. The laboratory certification audit was conducted in October, and the official certificate was issued by World BioHazTec Corp. on Nov. 30, 2010.
Jun 30, 2010
Robert E. Brackett Named Director of the National Center for Food Safety and Technology (NCFST) Robert E. Brackett, Ph.D. has been named by President John Anderson as the new director and vice president of the National Center for Food Safety and Technology (NCFST) at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT). Brackett will be responsible for management of the center and will continue to improve its stature as a national and international leader in the field. Brackett will report directly to IIT’s Provost, Dr. Alan W. Cramb.
Apr 7, 2010
The National Center for Food Safety and Technology (NCFST), Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), presented its prestigious 2010 NCFST Award to Daniel G. Brown, a 37-year veteran of Hormel Foods Corp., at the consortium’s Mid-Year Meeting held in Burr Ridge, IL, April 6-7, 2010.
Dec 22, 2009
The National Center for Food Safety and Technology (NCFST), Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), the leading food research institute in high pressure processing (HPP) technology, announced today that it has formed a new HPP working group to drive forward scientific advances and commercial applications for industry. NCFST is inviting food packaging and product companies interested in capitalizing on this business development enterprise to join as members.
Nov 5, 2009
The National Center for Food Safety and Technology (NCFST), Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), announced today that Martin Cole, PhD, Director, will be leaving NCFST to become Chief of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation’s (CSIRO) Division of Food and Nutritional Sciences (FNS) in Sydney, Australia. He will begin his duties in January 2010.
Jun 7, 2009
The National Center for Food Safety and Technology (NCFST), Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), is pleased to announce that the consortium’s pressure assisted thermal sterilization (PATS) process won an IFT Food Expo Innovation Award at the 2009 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting & Food Expo in Anaheim.
Jun 7, 2009
The National Center for Food Safety and Technology (NCFST), Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), will give a special 15-minute presentation today showcasing the 2009 IFT Food Expo Innovation Award-winning pressure assisted thermal sterilization (PATS) process at the 2009 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting & Food Expo in Anaheim.
Mar 27, 2009
March 27, 2009 – The National Center for Food Safety and Technology (NCFST), Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), presented its prestigious 2009 NCFST Food Safety Award to Paul A. Hall, PhD, president and COO of AIV Microbiology & Food Safety Consultants LLC, at the consortium’s semi-annual meeting in March.
Mar 20, 2009
The National Center for Food Safety and Technology (NCFST), Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), presented posthumously the NCFST Director’s Award to Unilever’s Mary Deborah “Debbie” Meiners at the consortium’s semi-annual meeting March 18-19.

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