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.
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.