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By: Kate Sweitzer As student members of IFT, we are often involved only in our local chapter or possibly with the IFTSA leadership, but how many of us explore the rest of IFT? Graduate students may be aware of...
By: Thomas Siebertz A company in Canada has created a genetically modified apple that is immune to enzymatic browning. The company is Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF) and what they have done is silenced a gene in the apples which...
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By: Emily Wolter Texas Tech has an event at the beginning of each school year called “Ag Fest” where organizations from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources can come together and reach out to the students, both...
By Emily Del Bel The Food Technology Industrial Achievement Award has been awarded by the Institute of Food Technologists since 1959. According to their website, the Food Technology Industrial Achievement Award is awarded to “honor a company or organization for an outstanding development...
By: Shivangi Kelkar What comes to your mind when you think of a delicious cookie? What about nutritious cookies? Is your idea of a perfect and ultimate cookie -a dark chocolate chip, a thin mint, or something exotic? Well,...
By: Emily Del Bel Lately I’ve been thinking about the twists and turns that have led me to where I am today. I suppose that’s natural as graduation approaches. Some of the turns have been carefully planned and executed,...
By: Emily Wolter IFT has 25 different divisions that are comprised of individuals within the industry with a common interest in a specific area of food science. The divisions are not just for industry professionals, though; they love to...