This November, UC-Davis will host the first-ever IC-FOODS conference, “to coordinate and build the ontological and semantic infrastructure for the next-gen Internet of Food (IoF), including those aspects related to Health, and Sustainability.”

In an interview with Forbes, Matthew Lange, principal investigator for IC3-FOODS, explains why we need standardized, online networks dedicated to the nature and language of food.

Lange points to personalization and policy as two main reasons for IoF development. He and his fellow researchers believe a common language around food in an extensive digital web will “tip the balance” from greatest-good-for-greatest-number policies “back to focus on nutrition and prevention.”

Read more at Forbes and The Mixing Bowl


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