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“A Chat with…Rachel Cheatham, Nutrition Division”

March 20, 2014



  Name: Rachel Cheatham Job title: Founder & CEO Company: Foodscape Group, LLC Highest Level of Education/Degree: PhD Nutritional Biochemistry What does your schedule look like today? • Cover the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee meeting and report out on my blog – www.foodscapefinds.com • Download and review background research for an upcoming presentation I’m giving […]

Failure Not an Option for the Lobster Industry

March 17, 2014



      Today I had a lobster for breakfast which was prepared on stage at the Seafood Expo North America by chef Alain Bosse. After he gave us a tutorial on how best to extract the succulent lobster meat – cracking the tail with one hand (no hammer needed), where to cut the claws and knuckles, […]

Seafood Expo North America!

March 15, 2014



In less than 24 hours Seafood Expo North America will be underway! The biggest seafood show in North America, which underwent rebranding this year, has formally been known as the International Boston Seafood Show. This is my favorite event of the year as nothing feels more New England than gathering with 20,000 colleagues to talk […]

Getting to the IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo and Back

March 12, 2014



By Diana Maricruz Perez Santos Whoever said “The important thing is the journey, not the destination” never attended the IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo. It’s great to enjoy everything offered by this event: free food, attractive job opportunities, conferences, meet the writers of the journals, parties…. But if you attend from abroad like me […]

I Heart Food Science

March 10, 2014



By Ben Raymond IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo 14 is just around the corner. As many of you may know, this year is  the 75th anniversary of IFT.  To mark this special occasion, IFT is creating a virtual  scrapbook showing why we love food science and why it matters to the world. Interested in […]

Hey OFG’s, We Need Your Help!

March 10, 2014


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By IFTSA Competitions Task Force Hello Food Geeks! As you may know, the IFT Student Association is currently investigating our competitions.  We have put together a very brief survey regarding the Heart Healthy Competition.  This survey is for ALL students, both undergraduate and graduate, who have or have not participated in IFTSA competitions.  That means […]