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    Institute for
    Food Safety
    and Health

    Illinois Institute of Technology
    Moffett Campus
    6502 South Archer Rd.
    Bedford Park, IL 60501-1957
    (P) 708.563.1576

    Welcome to IFSH

    The Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH) is a one-of-a-kind applied food research institute that provides stakeholders the opportunity to develop and exchange knowledge, experience, and expertise to address key issues in food safety, food defense, and nutrition. Powered by a singular combination of in-depth expertise and research capabilities, IFSH’s collaborative research model helps stakeholders define and design innovative and practical approaches to solving real-world challenges in food industry operations.

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    Mid-Year Meeting Materials Are Now Available to Members

    To access the Mid-Year Meeting's PowerPoint slides log into the Members Only Section and click on "Meetings and Materials > Mid-Year Meeting."

    Dr. Robert Brackett talks Food Safety with Chicago Tonight

    Dr. Robert Brackett discusses food safety challenges facing the pubic, and also new technologies designed to keep consumers safe.  See Chicago Tonight's Website for the interview.

    IFSH and National Food Labs Co-hosted a Food Safety Preventive Controls Summit

    For the Summit's details, including the PowerPoint slides, click here.

    IFSH Shares its FSMA Expertise at the Good Food Festival Hosted by

    For more information on this event, see IFSH's News and Events Page.

    IFSH's Biocontainment Pilot Plant is Profiled by the Global Food Protection Institute

    Innovation in Food Protection Technology, and the Role that IFSH's Biocontainment Pilot Plant plays in developing new technology, is summarized by Dr. Robert Brackett on YouTube.

    Dr. Brackett delivers an address to the Chicago Council on Science and Technology

    For a synopsis of this event, and the interview with Dr. Robert Brackett, see Medill Repots.


    Members Can Access the 2013 Annual Report of Research (ARR)

    To access the ARR log into the Members Only Section and click on "Annual Review of Research."

    ARR 2013 Cover

    IFSH is in IIT Today

    IFSH's Biosafety Level 3 Laboratory and Biocontainment Pilot Plant is highlighted in the Spring Edition of IIT Today.  For the complete article, see Food Safe House.

    IFSH Helps Sponsor the Consumer Food Safety Education Conference - 2014

    The Consumer Food Safety Education Conference provides an opportunity to meet with health educators and public health leaders to discuss the newest concepts and tactics to promote consumer food safety behaviors.  For conference details, dates, and registration information, see the Conference Website.

    IFSH is Partnering with Shawnee Community College to Offer "The Better Process Control School"

    In cooperation with Shawnee Community College, IFSH is offering courses approved by the FDA that certify supervisors of thermal processing systems and acidification and container closure evaluation programs for low acid acidified foods in closed containers.  For the complete details, click here.


    Letter from the Director

    Meetings / Events

    IFSH Membership

    Alliance Updates

    Education Updates

    Research Grants / Projects

    IFSH on the Road in the Press

    Fueling Innovation: The Capital Campaign for IIT

    IIT's Fueling Innovation Campaign is a $250 million dollar initiative to educate the next generation of innovators.  Visit the campaign's Video and Website for more information.




    Download the new IFSH brochure (.pdf) and find out more about how we provide commonsense science, uncommonly practiced.

    How Do I Become a Member?

    Visit our Corporate Partners page to find out how IFSH membership can benefit your company’s food protection and nutrition research programs.

    IFSH Inaugural Opening Video is on YouTube

    A video recording of the Institute for Food Safety and Health's April 11 Inaugural Opening Event is available on YouTube. Watch now...

    Last modified: 04/15/2014 11:50:41

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