Sunday, February 16, 2020

Chronic Underfunding of Food Research Puts Our Food System at Risk, Says IFT

Food research in the United States is chronically underfunded, according to a new whitepaper by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT). If this situation continues, it “will likely risk public health, food safety, food security, and erode the U.S. talent pipeline and global competitiveness.” Together,...

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Chronic Underfunding of Food Research Puts Our Food System at Risk, Says IFT

Food research in the United States is chronically underfunded, according to a new whitepaper by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT). If this situation continues, it “will likely risk public health, food safety, food...

2020 Product of the Year USA Winners in the Food, Beverage, and Pet Food...

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Food Industry Executive’s Top 5 Articles for January

As we close out another month, here’s a look back at our reader’s favorites from January.  #1. Did You Know? You Can Eat the Package You’ve probably consumed packaging before, likely in the form of a...

Chefs Identify the Hottest Culinary Trends of 2020

Better for you, better for the environment, and a better selection of plant-based alternatives — these culinary trends are leading the way into 2020, according to this year’s “What’s Hot” report.  The National Restaurant Association...

CEOs Feeling Pessimistic About Growth, PwC Survey Finds

Less than 3 in 10 (27%) of global CEOs are “very confident” in their prospects for revenue growth this year, according to PwC’s 23rd Annual Global CEO Survey. That’s the lowest it’s been since...

Did You Know? You Can Eat the Package

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Health Dominates Consumer Motivations for Sustainability, New Report Shows

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3 Steps to Cleaning Compliance for Your Entire Food Plant

eBook sponsored by Nilfisk In the food manufacturing industry, cleaning is business-critical. Not only are recalls an ever-present threat, but the FDA, USDA, OSHA, and...