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Global food safety took center stage at the International Forum on Food Safety held in Beijing, China, April 20-23, 2015. Programme details here.
IUFoST Joins World Bank In Striking Poverty-- IUFoST's Jairo Romero is one of six panelists leading online discussions regarding global food supply safety
6 NEW Food 101 Stories - Check them out here!
New Scientific Information Bulletin (SIB) - Foodborne Disease and Vulnerable Groups
Updated! Scientific Information Bulletin (SIB) on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) : Important aspects for the food science and technology community
Articles written by the University of Guelph's Dr. Don Mercer have been picked up and are being featured one at a time on the Standards Council of Canada's (SCC) website
Report by FAO on Food Losses and Waste - Led by a High Level Expert Panel including IUFoST's Dr. Prakash
Summary Review Report of the 17th IUFoST World Congress of Food Science and Technology (World Food Congress) held in Montreal, Canada, August 2014 is available here
Student Competitions - IUFoST World Food Congress
Global Food Industry Awards - IUFoST World Food Congress
IUFoST Governing Council, Scientific Council, Academy Executive Council for 2014-2016
Professor Dietrich Knorr to be Inducted as President Elect of IUFoST
Eight outstanding food scientists from around the world will receive Young Scientist Awards at IUFoST 17th World Food Congress
New SIB - Meeting the Needs of the Ageing Population – Implications for Food Science and Technology
Responsibilities of the Governing Council
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  • Scientific expertise at the global level
  • Over 70 national food organizations
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  • Professional development on a global level
  • Education and training
  • Regional conferences and symposia
  • World Food Congress
  • Scientific Information Bulletins
  • Journals, books, newsletters

  • International Academy of Food Science and Technology
  • Regional Groups - Assocation Latinoamerica y del Caribe de Ciencia y Technologia de Alimentos (ALACCTA), European Federation of Food Science and Technology (EFFoST), The Federation of the Institutes of Food Sciences and Technology in ASEAN (FIFSTA), Western African Association of Food Science and Technology (WAAFoST), Middle East and North Africa Association of Food Science and Technology (MENAFoST)
  • Special Interest / Disciplinary Groups - International Society of Food Engineering (ISFE). International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Foods (ICMSF), International Symposium of Properties of Water (ISOPOW), International Society of Nutraceuticals and Funcational Foods (ISNFF), International Food Research Collaboration (IFRC), International Society Food Applications Nanoscale Sciences (ISEANS)

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Ebola Virus Disease: Important Aspects for the Food Science and Technology Community
This is a chilling story! 'Creating Cold' By Steven Johnson of the BBC is a must see for everyone in Food Science and Food Safety
IUFoST Food Security page highlights NEW articles by the FAO and campaign by Intermarché
Connecting global suppliers and buyers of food, health and natural ingredients
Study: resveratrol may help obesity management
Top Ten Trends in Sandwiches and Salads
FDA outlaws trans fats
New experts join EFSA’s Scientific Committee and Panels
Selecting and using evidence: EFSA increases rigour, enhances consistency
Caffeine: EFSA estimates safe intakes
Working with Europe’s neighbours to harmonise food safety approaches
Major update boosts food consumption database
EFSA in 2014: protecting consumers, looking ahead
When Food Is Cooking Up a Storm – Proven Recipes for Risk Communications 2015
EFSA maps out priorities for 2015 and beyond
Low-calorie diets: EFSA updates nutrition advice
Software tool delivers GM data analysis with a single click
Making EFSA scientific opinions more transparent
Fish: scenarios indicate benefits versus risks
Science protecting consumers from field to fork: check out EFSA's new interactive tool
EFSA’s scientific white board video series in which EFSA staff explain scientific concepts
*EFSA Comprehensive European Food Consumption database
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