Feed your future
June 2-5, 2019 | New Orleans, LA

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Biosensors are emerging as a potentially revolutionary technology in the study and rapid detection of foodborne pathogens, toxins, allergens, contaminants, and indicators of food quality.

More and more consumers are gravitating toward increased consumption of plant-based foods, and health and diet research supports the many benefits of doing so.

3D printing, a relatively new technology for producing novel foods, has caught the attention of a wide range of food professionals from culinary specialists to military feeding programs.

IFT and the Feeding Tomorrow Foundation have announced a new program called Food Technologists Without Borders to leverage the technical know-how of the IFT community to address critical global food needs.

Although nutrition labeling compliance dates have been delayed, food companies should not underestimate the time required to revise nutrition labeling.

The IFT17 screening of Food Evolution drew an enthusiastic audience response. The film uses the debate around GMOs to further the dialogue about the role of science in the food system.

Environmental concerns over conventional meat production is stimulating R&D of cultured meat products.
Low-moisture foods, such as flour and peanut butter, have made national headlines in the past few years due to foodborne illness outbreaks associated with pathogens in these products.
Lauren Shimek, founder and CEO of Food.Tech.Design, and Charlotte Biltekoff, associate professor of American Studies and Food Science and Technology at the University of California, Davis, drew a large crowd for their session “Design Thinking for Food” on Monday morning at the IFTNEXT stage. With a casual setting and interactive presentation, the session encouraged forward thinking and collaboration—exactly what IFTNEXT is all about.